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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 800, Portland, OR 97204

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Objective 3: Use data and technology to make our transportation system safer


Gather data to better understand safety risks, prioritize safety improvements, and evaluate safety outcomes. Identify technologies that can improve safety citywide. 

Strategic Initiatives

  • With the aid of robust data, develop a more comprehensive approach to evaluating safety projects.
  • Pilot new and emerging technology that can provide additional data and improve our understanding of how people move through our transportation system, where conflicts arise, and how we can reduce risk.

Indicators and Sample Measures

  1. Quality of Analysis 
    a. Percent of projects with before and after data and evaluation 
    b. Percent of the roadway network that has completed evaluations for safety and risk