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Portland Bureau of Transportation

Phone: 503-823-5185

Fax: 503-823-7576

1120 SW Fifth Ave, Suite 800, Portland, OR 97204

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Report a Traffic Safety Concern

Got a maintenance or traffic safety issue? See who to contact here.The City has many groups working to solve a variety of issues - getting your concern to the right group is the first step to getting it solved.

Jumping off the school bus at James John Elementary

For common issues around schools, contact the Transportation Safety and Neighborhood Livability Hotline at 503-823-SAFE (7233), or submit a request online. Issues may include, but are not limited to, concerns about crosswalks, proper signage, visibility, and traffic speed and volume.

Due to the volume of requests, please allow an average of 16 weeks for a response to your concern.

This is the best way to report safety problems and concerns at your school. Note that requests from school principals are prioritized, so try checking in with your school principal to see if you share similar concerns about school traffic safety before submitting your request.

Other important numbers to contact:

  • For 24-hour or Maintenance & Repair of traffic signs, signals & equipment, pavement markings and condition, sidewalks or pothole fixes, please call 503-823-1700.
  • To report street light outages or malfunctions, please call 503-865-LAMP (5267).