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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 1331, 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
W 2nd-3rd: bike and transit lane extensions 2020
W 3rd: no-right-on-red for eastbound to southbound drivers 2020
E 16th: rapid flashing beacons added to existing crosswalk 2020-21
E 80th: enhanced crossing 2021
E 6th-12th, 28th; W 20th Avenue: high-visibility crosswalk markings 2020
W 20th Place: crossing enhancements 2021-22
W St. Clair: rapid flashing beacons 2021-24 (federally funded)

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


70s Neighborhood Greenway

Includes enhanced crossing at E Burnside Street & 80th Avenue.

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)