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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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NE/SE MLK Jr Blvd.

Motor Vehicle HCN Pedestrian HCN Bicycle HCN

Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard is part of the High Crash Network for people walking and biking.

Receiving Fixing Our Streets funding

Upcoming funded safety fixes on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard* Timing
Alberta: high-visibility crosswalk markings 2019
Going: enhanced crossing with signal 2020
Columbia to Tillamook: signal coordination enhancements (ITS upgrades) 2019
Dekum to Lloyd: larger signal heads and reflective backboards 2019
Buffalo, Simpson, Jessup, Killingsworth, Emerson, Sumner, Wygant, Mason, Cook, Graham: crossing enhancements 2019
Lloyd: left turn calming 2019

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


Central City in Motion

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

Central Eastside Access and Circulation Improvements

The project will improve freight access and circulation and reduce conflicts in the Central Eastside.

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

NE MLK Jr Blvd Pedestrian Improvement Project

Improving the visibility of people walking and providing safer crossings along the street