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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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Special Initiatives


Fixing Our Streets Program

Fixing Our Streets will expand preventive street maintenance that saves money and prevents potholes. It will support work making it safer for children to walk to school and allow us to build more sidewalks, traffic signals, street lights and bike lanes.

Get Portland Moving

A program aimed at enhancing communication and coordination to lessen the effect of construction projects on the traveling public.

Historic Black Williams Project

Take a walk on Williams Ave to see and experience an important piece of Portland history.

Livable Streets: A Strategy for Portland

The Livable Streets Strategy will be Portland's roadmap to encouraging and implementing placemaking and community uses in the public right-of-way.

Neighborhood Streets Program

This program facilitates immediate and sustained progress on improving local streets (with a focus on unpaved and under-improved streets) and related transportation infrastructure in neighborhoods throughout the City.

Portland's High Crash Network

More than half of deadly crashes occur on just 8% of Portland's streets.

Smart City Challenge: Ubiquitous Mobility for Portland

Portland's application to the US Department of Transportation’s Smart Cities Challenge grant to implement Ubiquitous Mobility for Portland (UB Mobile PDX).

Keep Portland Moving: Utility Coordination Scoping Project

The Portland Bureau of Transportation is exploring how to better coordinate right of way work among City agencies and utilities.

High Crash Corridor Program

The High Crash Corridor program uses relatively inexpensive education, enforcement and engineering solutions to address crash problems in a short period of time.

Better Naito: A New Way to the Waterfront

Converting one northbound lane of Naito Parkway to open space for the public to walk, bike and roll safely to this summer’s festivals and community events from May 2 to July 31, 2016.