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PBOT News Release: Downtown SmartPark garages open early Friday morning for holiday weekend shopping

(Nov. 21, 2017) The Portland Bureau of Transportation advises visitors to Downtown Portland that all SmartPark garages will close at 11 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 22, for Thanksgiving Day and will reopen early on Friday morning.

The City will not charge at the meters for on-street parking on Thanksgiving Day, one of nine holidays observed in all parking meter districts, including Northwest Portland, the Central Eastside and Lloyd District. Regular parking rates and hours will apply Friday through Sunday.

In addition to the SmartPark garages for vehicle access, Downtown Portland is well served by public transit with TriMet and Portland Streetcar, as well as biking and walking options.

SmartPark Garages to open Friday morning at 12 a.m., then return to normal 24-hour, seven-days-a-week service:

3rd & Alder - SW 3rd Avenue and Alder Street

4th & Yamhill - SW 4th Avenue and Yamhill Street

10th & Yamhill - SW 10th Avenue and Yamhill Street

1st & Jefferson - SW 1st Avenue and Jefferson Street

Naito & Davis - NW Naito Parkway and Davis Street

O’Bryant Square - 808 SW Stark Street - CLOSED for repairs

After opening Friday morning, SmartPark garages will remain open for regular business hours and all days, except for the O’Bryant Square garage, which has been closed for repairs since September.

The six PBOT SmartPark parking garages include nearly 4,000 public parking spaces and serve shoppers, business clients and visitors to Downtown Portland. The public can contact Central Parking at (503) 790-9302 for questions related to SmartPark garage operating hours or visit


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