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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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Images: Before and After

 20s Bikeway Project

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Burnside

30TH AVENUE & BURNSIDE STREET

Before: With an unmarked crosswalk, it was unclear where people walking or biking should cross busy East Burnside St. Like many north-south routes, 30th Avenue has a dogleg intersection at Burnside, making it unclear where people should cross the street.

After: A marked crosswalk with a new beacon indicates where people walking and biking should cross East Burnside. Green paint shows where bikes cross, and a two-way bike lane along Burnside shows how people biking continue on the south side of the street.


28th Ave & Hoyt Street

28TH AVENUE & HOYT STREET

Before: Pedestrians had no clear route or ADA-accessible ramps on the median island. People on bicycles had no clear route amid fast-moving traffic.

After: A larger island provides ADA ramps, and a tree-lined route for people walking. A green jug-handle built into the island provides a clear, comfortable route for novice bicyclists to turn east to reach the neighborhood greenway route at NE 30th Ave. Speed humps and a 20 mph speed limit make 28th Ave. safer and more accessible.


28th Ave & Powell Blvd

28TH AVENUE & POWELL BLVD

Before: People walking and biking across SE Powell Blvd had an unmarked crosswalk to cross a high-speed, high-traffic state highway. They walked or biked in the turn lane, or on the island with no ADA ramps.

After: A new, marked crosswalk provides safer access for crossing. People walking across Powell can activate a push-button signal to stop vehicle traffic and cross the street with an ADA accessible median island. People biking wait in the green lane, where a sensor tells the traffic signal to turn on a green light so the bicyclist can pass through the median island. Car traffic is forced to turn right onto Powell.