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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.

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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  • RT @MultCoLib: Central Library is closed today due to the downtown power outage. 40 minutes ago
  • ALERT: Signals likely to flash red after power returns. PBOT crews prepping to return signals to normal ASAP afterward. #pdxtraffic 4/4 1 hour ago
  • ALERT: Extra PBOT crews worked overnight to reactivate 🚦πŸš₯, post temporary πŸ›‘ signs at MAX crossings and Burnside/10th Ave. #pdxtraffic 3/4 1 hour ago
  • ALERT: Outage area shrinking: SW 9th-I-405; Burnside/Davis to SW Main. Power crews working in streets near N Park Blocks. #pdxtraffic 2/4 1 hour ago
  • ALERT: Expect travel delays downtown as power outage con't, into Tues evening. Power returning in parts of West End… 1 hour ago