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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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Design & Engineering Guidelines

Pedestrian Design Guidelines

The purpose of the Pedestrian Design Guide is to integrate the wide range of design criteria and practices into a coherent set of new standards that will, over time, promote an environment conducive to walking.

Design Guide for Public Street Improvements

Design Guide for Public Street Improvements to help the consulting engineer (Design Engineer) prepare construction drawings for public street improvements in the City of Portland. (Link to administrative rule on Auditor's website.)

Historical Documents

Old Construction Specifications and Drawings from 2007 and 1987.

Creating Public Streets and Pedestrian Connections

This document provides a range of design information and practices that support public street design through the land use and building permit process