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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 Blog: How do you walk? Exploring Portland's walking experience

    New video series follows eight Portlanders with differing abilities as they explain what walking means to them.

  2. News Blog: Open Now: Central City in Motion online open house launches today

    Open house is first in series of opportunities for public feedback as PBOT develops plan for strategic transportation investments in Portland’s Central City

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

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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Engineers, Contractors and Consultants!

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.