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Phone: 503-823-5185

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

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PBOT works with community partners to develop and build capital improvements that make it easier to bike, walk, take public transit or move freight. 

Fixing Our Streets Program

Fixing Our Streets will expand preventive street maintenance that saves money and prevents potholes. It will support work making it safer for children to walk to school and allow us to build more sidewalks, traffic signals, street lights and bike lanes.

Neighborhood Streets Program

This program facilitates immediate and sustained progress on improving local streets (with a focus on unpaved and under-improved streets) and related transportation infrastructure in neighborhoods throughout the City.

Southwest in Motion (SWIM)

Developing a near term (5-10 year) implementation strategy for active transportation projects in SW Portland.

Livable Streets: A Strategy for Portland

The Livable Streets Strategy will be Portland's roadmap to encouraging and implementing placemaking and community uses in the public right-of-way.

Smart City Challenge: Ubiquitous Mobility for Portland

Portland's application to the US Department of Transportation’s Smart Cities Challenge grant to implement Ubiquitous Mobility for Portland (UB Mobile PDX).

122nd Avenue Area Safety Improvements

Better crosswalks and new sidewalks are coming to areas along 122nd Avenue, including portions of 92nd Ave., Sandy Blvd., Prescott St. and Foster Rd., in the summer of 2016.

Flanders Crossing

A seismically-sound 250 feet long and 24 feet wide bridge over I-405 for people on foot and on bikes.

SW Bond Avenue Extension

Extending SW Bond Avenue between RiverPlace and the Portland Aerial Tram

Sullivan’s Crossing Pedestrian/Bicycle Bridge

A new pedestrian/bicycle bridge over Interstate 84 and the Union Pacific Railroad to better connect the rapidly growing Lloyd and Central Eastside Industrial districts.

NW Naito Striping Project

Restriping NW Naito Parkway to improve safety conditions for people walking and bicycling between Davis Street and the rail crossing near the Steel Bridge.

Second Avenue Reconfiguration Project

Following the successful implementation of the 3rd Avenue project last fall, the Old Town Chinatown Community Association requested that the PBOT investigate the possibility of similar improvements to 2nd Avenue.

West Burnside Safety Improvements

Project will design and construct a series of safety improvements along the West Burnside corridor.

East Burnside Safety Improvements

Repaving, traffic signal adjustments, curb extensions and pedestrian islands will improve sections of East Burnside from 18th Avenue to Cesar Chavez Boulevard in the summer of 2016.

SE 122nd Ave Bridge Over Johnson Creek

Comprehensive plan in place to replace the storm-damaged timber bridge, which is currently closed to motor vehicles.

NE Glisan St Bridge Removal at NE 90th Ave

Information for NE Glisan St Bridge Removal at NE 90th Ave

Better Naito: A New Way to the Waterfront

Converting one northbound lane of Naito Parkway to open space for the public to walk, bike and roll safely to this summer’s festivals and community events from May 2 to July 31, 2016.

High Crash Corridor Program

The High Crash Corridor program uses relatively inexpensive education, enforcement and engineering solutions to address crash problems in a short period of time.

LED Street Light Conversion Program

Over two years, the City is replacing our current streetlights with LED lights, which will save us energy and money over the long run.

Keep Portland Moving: Utility Coordination Scoping Project

The Portland Bureau of Transportation is exploring how to better coordinate right of way work among City agencies and utilities.

Third Avenue Reconfiguration Project

A group of local businesses, neighborhood representatives, and social service providers have created a consensus plan to improve the business environment along 3rd Avenue in order to increase daytime vitality in the neighborhood for residents, workers, and tourists.

Gravel Residential Streets

Residential Streets are those classified in the Transportation System Plan (TSP) as Local Service Streets with adjacent single family residential zoning, outside of Pedestrian Districts

Back to Basics Update

The bureau has established a goal of paving 100 lane miles of city streets in the 2013-14 fiscal year. Maintenance staff began using a new technique, known as fog sealing, to preserve more miles of streets more efficiently

Community Uses on Unpaved Streets

Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) seeks input for pilot project to enable community uses on unpaved streets

South Portal Project

The purpose of this project is to plan transportation improvements for the South Portal area of South Waterfront that improve mobility, minimize costs and impacts and meet the needs of future development.

Cully Main Street and Local Street Plans

Cully Main Street and Local Street Plans

NE Glisan Safety Project

NE Glisan Safety Project

St Johns MTIP

To improve freight mobility and pedestrian safety with a grant from the Metropolitan Transportation Improvement Program (MTIP).

Division Streetscape Project

SE Division Streetscape between 6th + 39th Avenues

Sandy Boulevard Repaving Project

Sandy Blvd Road Rehabilitation east of NE 47th Ave