Skip to Main Content View Text-Only

To improve security, on Feb. 11th the city will begin disabling TLS 1.0 on our websites. This change should not impact you unless you are using an old browser. More information


Portland Bureau of Transportation

Phone: 503-823-5185

Fax: 503-823-7576

1120 SW Fifth Ave, Suite 800, Portland, OR 97204

More Contact Info

Subscribe to RSS feed

Most Recent

View More

News Advisory: Open Houses Begin March 13 for ‘20s Bikeway Project; major addition to city's bike network

(March 6, 2014) – Portlanders will have three opportunities to attend open houses in mid-March to help the Portland Bureau of Transportation design the next major expansion of the city’s bicycle network. 

The NE/SE 20s Bikeway Project will extend 9.1 miles from the northern to southern city limits,  generally between 26th and 29th avenues.  It will provide a continuous bicycle connection through 12 neighborhoods, link 23 east-west bikeways and provide access to 12 schools and 14 parks within a quarter mile of the route.   The exact alignment will be determined with input from the public.

The project is funded by a $2.4 million federal grant to cover both design and construction, which is set to occur in 2015.   Since last summer, the transportation bureau has been working with a stakeholder advisory group to sort through numerous difficult design issues such as route alignment and tradeoffs with on-street parking.  The project is now ready to share initial ideas with the larger community and get feedback at these open houses. 

The open houses are:

Thursday, March 13
Fremont United Methodist Church, 2620 NE Fremont Avenue
6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Monday, March 17th
Cleveland High School, 3400 SE 26th Avenue
6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Tuesday, March 18th
Central Catholic High School, 2401 SE Stark Street
6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

The public is invited to stop by any time during the open houses to review and comment on design proposals and speak with project staff.   Visit:

View the invitation and illustration of the general bikeway route