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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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Bike to Books + Bike Month

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Congratulations to our 2017 Bike to Books Coloring Contest winners!

Click here to view the winning designs.


Celebrate Bike Month this May by taking a bike ride to your local library! 

Every person who bikes to a Multnomah County Library branch (click here for locations) will receive a free bike light provided by Metro.

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Enter the Bike to Books coloring contest! 

Attend a special Bike Storytime with your favorite young readers.

Join the Bike More Challenge and log your bike trips to the library and elsewhere!

Enjoy 7 miles of free, family-friendly fun at Southeast Portland Sunday Parkways on May 21 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Check out PBOT's Event Calendar on Facebook for a list of Bike Month happenings around the city.


Share your bike ride to the library on social media with the hashtag #BiketoBooks!


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Did you know? Riding your bike to school or to the library can be simple, efficient and, most importantly, fun. Research shows that biking to school has learning benefits for kids as well.


Bike to Books is a bike-friendly collaboration between the Portland Bureau of Transportation, Multnomah County Library and Metro

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2017 Coloring Contest Winners!

Designs and winners of the 2017 Bike to Books Coloring Contest

Bike Storytimes at Multnomah County Libraries

Join Multnomah County Library for special storytimes to celebrate National Bike Month. Please check the individual listings for more details.

Bike More Challenge 2017

The Bike More Challenge is a fun, free competition to encourage your friends, family, and colleagues to experience first hand joys and benefits of riding a bike.

Safe Routes to School Walk+Roll Challenge

May is Walk + Bike Challenge Month! All around Portland students will walk, bike and roll as often as possible to and from school.

Bike to School Day & Bike Fairy Week 2017

This year, the Bike Fairy is planning to visit all our schools once again May 1 - 5 to help kick-off May Walk + Roll Challenge Month. How many bikes will she see?

Portland Sunday Parkways

Kickoff the Sunday Parkways season with Southeast Portland Sunday Parkways on May 21, 2017 from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm.