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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 1331, Portland, OR 97204

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MLK/Grand Bus Lane Improvements

MLK / Grand Bus Lanes: SE Mill to NE Broadway Streets

What’s happening now?

The project team is finalizing designs. Anticipated construction: Fall 2020.

Project Background and description

This project will add Bus and Turn (BAT) lanes to MLK and Grand between SE Mill and NE Broadway streets, benefiting the 5,255 people who ride the Streetcar Loop A and B, and the 6,379 people who ride TriMet Line 6.

View the 2020 Conceptual Design here. Note this design is currently being refined to final plans.

Current Status: Design

Construction Start: Fall 2020

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Past events

2020 CCIM Open Houses

Wednesday, March 4 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Portland Building – Room 100
1120 SW Fifth Ave., Portland OR 97204

Tuesday, February 18 from 4 to 6 p.m.

White Stag Building
70 NW Couch St.
Portland OR 97209

Wednesday, February 26 from 5 to 7 p.m.

Revolution Hall – Astoria Room
1300 SE Stark St.
Portland OR 97214

Project budget: $1.8M

Project manager and contact information:

Briana Orr

About Central City in Motion

Central City in Motion is PBOT's effort to plan, prioritize, and implement transportation improvements in the city’s core. Following two years of public engagement, 18 projects were prioritized through this planning effort and approved by Portland City Council in 2018. The projects include new pedestrian crossings, bus lanes, and bikeways.

2020 MLK/Grand Conceptual Design

January 2020 conceptual design of MLK/Grand from SE Hawthorne to NE Broadway

MLK/Grand Improvements Overview

One-pager overview of transit improvements coming soon to MLK and Grand