Services and Information for Transportation and roads

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Abandoned autos or other prohibited vehicles parked on Portland streets may be reported to the Parking Enforcement team at the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT).
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Purpose, background, timeline, and contact information for the MP2H project.
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Purpose, background, timeline, and contact information for the Off-road Cycling Master Plan.
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Information and resources on accessible and low-cost transportation options compiled by the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) for people with disabilities, older adults, and people living on a low income.
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File an appeal with the City Auditor's Hearings Office to challenge an administrative decision made by the City of Portland. Examples of the types of cases: park exclusions, private for-hire permit denial/suspension, water/sewer billing.
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The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) issues free block party permits through the Portland in the Streets program. Residents can close their street for fun parties with their neighbors.
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The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT)’s Portland in the Streets program issues community event permits to close streets, travel lanes, sidewalks, and parking spaces for events. Community events are farmers markets, street fairs, cultural events, fundraisers and so much more!
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The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) issues PARK(ing) Day permits to allow residents, designers, businesses, students, community organizations and artists to temporarily transform parking spaces into public spaces. This international event takes place the third Friday in September.
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The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) encourages people to create new public space by closing a portion of the street to vehicles. Pedestrian plazas may occur on any street type that is next to or in close proximity to a partnering business or organization.
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Due to restrictions caused by the COVID-19 situation, we may not be able to fulfill your permit request. If you have any questions or concerns, our sole point of contact at this time will be CPAC@portlandoregon.gov. We will not be available by phone.
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Due to restrictions caused by the COVID-19 situation, we may not be able to fulfill your permit request. If you have any questions or concerns, our sole point of contact at this time will be CPAC@portlandoregon.gov. We will not be available by phone.
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Private for-hire companies and individual drivers must apply to the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) to operate in the city. Private for-hire vehicles include taxis, TNCs like Uber or Lyft, limos, pedicabs, party buses, executive sedans, town cars, non-emergency medical transport, carriages.
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Central Eastside and Northwest district businesses wanting to free up their own parking for people who live and work in the district, may apply to the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) for a shared-use parking permit. This is a pilot program. No fee to apply.
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The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT), through the Portland in the Streets program issues Special Event Permits to allow moving events on city streets or sidewalks. Types of events include marches, parades, athletic events, demonstrations, etc. There is a $25 non-refundable application fee.
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Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) issues permits for paintings on the road. Part of the Portland in the Streets program, these street paintings are a great Portland tradition that bring neighborhoods together and encourage neighbors to get to know each other.
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The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT)’s Portland in the Streets program issues Street Seat Permits for structures or platforms built in on-street parking spaces to help activate the public space. You can use them as additional seating for your restaurant or for public use.
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The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) through the Portland in the Streets program issues Vending Cart permits to allow vendors to sell food or merchandise using a small mobile cart. Vendors with a permit can vend at specific locations on the public sidewalk.
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The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) provides four types of parking permits for people with disabilities based on their needs. Each type is outlined below, along with the application. Applicants must have a valid Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) placard to apply.
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Residents and businesses in specific zones may apply to the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) for permits to park longer than visitor time limits. Only people who live or work in these zones may apply for themselves, their guests, or their employees. Fees apply.
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The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) provides many types of parking permits for businesses, nonprofits, media, and others whose needs are not met by standard metered parking or standard truck loading zones. Each type is outlined below, along with the application.