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The City of Portland, Oregon

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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W/E Burnside Street

Motor Vehicle HCN Pedestrian HCN Bicycle HCN

Burnside Street is part of the High Crash Network for people driving, walking and biking.

Upcoming funded safety fixes on Burnside Street* Timing
MLK: bike lane conflict markings 2019
Wildwood Trail: walking bridge connecting Forest Park and Washington Park 2019
W 2nd, 24th Pl: leading pedestrian intervals 2019
W 3rd: high-visibility crosswalk markings, leading pedestrian interval 2019
W 11th, W 3rd, E 55th, E 60th: left turn calming 2019
W 18th/19th: intersection rebuild for improved safety for people walking, biking, and driving 2019
W 20th Place: crossing enhancements 2020
SW St. Clair: rapid flashing beacons 2021-24 (federally funded)
E 129th: crossing enhancements 2019

*Projects often change during the design process. Please check back for updates.

Crossing over Burnside

The Barbara Walker Crossing Over Burnside will connect Forest Park’s Wildwood Trail

Safe Routes to School projects

Safe Routes to School projects funded by Fixing Our Streets that will make it easier and safer for kids to walk and bike to school

Gateway Action Plan

A holistic strategy to attract employment, housing and commercial activity

2017 East Burnside Lane Reconfiguration Report

Safety impact of lane changes from 15th Avenue to Laurelhurst Place completed in Oct. 2014

East Portland in Motion

Projects to improve conditions for walking, biking, and taking transit

Central City in Motion

Making the Central City safer, easier, and more convenient by foot, bike, and transit

West Burnside Multimodal Project

New crosswalks, bike lanes, and vehicle turn lanes

2016 East Burnside Safety Improvements

Additional curb extensions and pedestrian islands, new pavement, and signal modifications.

2016 West Burnside Safety Improvements

New sidewalk, signal rebuilds, curb ramps, curb extensions, island alterations, pedestrian push buttons, signing and striping and potential bike lane extensions and reconfiguration

2013 Burnside Existing Conditions Report

Report includes trends, roadway data and crash data for W/E Burnside (SW Barnes to E 67th Ave)