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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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Pedestrian Information

Pedestrian Advisory Committee

The Pedestrian Advisory Committee (PAC) is a citizen’s volunteer committee, giving guidance to the City on pedestrian issues. Click to learn about the PAC’s mission, current agendas, minutes, and members.

Portland Walking Maps

Find walking maps for Southwest, North, Northeast and Southeast Portland

Walking 101

Walking and pedestrian issues

Pedestrian Safety

Link to pedestrian safety education materials, crash data and more by Portland's Community and School Traffic Safety Partnership

Walking Resources online

Organizations promoting walking and working for pedestrian safety locally and nationwide.

Pedestrian Signals + Crosswalks

Pedestrian Signals, Crosswalks, other improvements. This section gives details on how our signals work, the different types of sidewalks and other design characteristics of the pedestrian system.


To report broken or lifting sidewalk for posting and repair, call 503-823-1711.

Sidewalk Construction Projects

Funded sidewalk projects in design and construction.

ADA Curb Ramp Prioritization Policy

This document outlines the criteria that guide the Portland Bureau of Transportation in selecting priority locations for installing ADA compliant curb ramp.

ADA Curb Ramp Request Program

This is a link to the City?s Americans with Disabilities (ADA) Curb Ramp Request program, including forms and criteria for requesting curb ramps.

Obstructions in the Right-of-Way Contact List

Links and contact information regarding sidewalk cafes and other elements in the sidewalk corridor that can become obstructions or barriers.

Southwest Urban Trails Plan

The plan identifieds a network of seven priority urban trails through Southwest Portland, a series of proposed improvements and implmentation plans for maintaining and improving the trails. Adopted in 2000.

National Bicycle and Pedestrian Documentation Project

Volunteer to collect pedestrian and bicycle count and survey data the second week of September

Walk to Wellness

Check out these great programs, classes and information sources.

Policies & Street Classifications

A link to the City?s pedestrian policies in the Comprehensive Plan (Goal 6) and to a map of the Pedestrian Street Classifications.

Pedestrian Design Guide

The Portland Pedestrian Design Guide is in PDF format.(You will need to have Adobe Acrobat Reader to view them.)