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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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Our Mission Statement

The City of Portland Bureau of Transportation is a community partner in shaping a livable city. We plan, build, manage and maintain an effective and safe transportation system that provides people and businesses access and mobility. We keep Portland moving.

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  1. News Release: PBOT, Portland Police Bureau encourage Portlanders to take a Safe Ride Home on St. Patrick's Day

    City program offers discounted travel options for St. Patrick's Day this Saturday, March 17.

  2. News Blog: Changes to Portland in the Streets program to help Portlanders create and activate unique neighborhood spaces

    Council-approved amendments to City code and Administrative Rules make way for new programming this spring and summer.

  3. News Release: Better Naito returns for 2018; new report shows almost 400k trips taken by people biking during 2017 season

    The project will return for another five-month season, making walking and biking to Waterfront Park events safer from May 1 to September 30, 2018

  4. Winter Weather Travel Advisory: Snow accumulation above 500 feet on Friday night could impact travel

    PBOT crews will patrol streets at 500' and above, applying de-icer and road salt as needed. Snow plows will also patrol streets above 500'.

The Bureau of Transportation fully complies with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the ADA Title II, and related statutes and regulations in all programs and activities. For accommodations, complaints, and additional information, contact the Title II and Title VI Coordinator at Room 1204, 1120 SW 5th Ave, Portland, OR 97204, or by telephone at 503-823-5185, City TTY 503-823-6868, or use Oregon Relay Service: 711.

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We've organized guidelines, technical standards and other information pertinent to your work into a special area. Visit For Engineers, Contractors and Consultants to find everything you need from PBOT.