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The City of Portland, Oregon

Portland, Oregon

Welcome to the official web site of the City of Portland, Oregon

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Safe Routes to School

  • Bike to Books is back!

  • Time with friends and family is what traveling together to school is all about.

  • How would YOU decorate your walking school bus?

  • Beach students celebrate Walk + Roll Challenge Month in style. Photo Credit: Steve Lanigan

  • These shoes were made for walking Photo credit: Annie's Sweet Pea Photography

Safe Routes to School, along with the Bureau of Transportation, is migrating all websites to The site is currently in a beta version. Reach out to us if you have questions or need assistance finding any information.

Please note: Due to in-person classes being canceled for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year, May 2020 Walk and Roll Challenge Month and Bike Fairy Week will not take place. 

Our Portland Safe Routes to School vision:

All students and families can choose active transportation as a safe, convenient, accessible, and desirable option for getting to and from school and around their neighborhoods.

walk bike to school

A partnership between the City of Portland, schools, neighborhoods, community organizations and agencies, the Portland's Safe Routes program continues to increase safety and improve health for students and their families.


We understand that many youth frequently deal with acts of hate on their way to school. Safe Routes to School is committed to continuing the fight against hate by adapting our programming to also focus on social safety in our streets.

If you or your student has witnessed or been a target of a hate incident, report your experience at On this website created by Portland United Against Hate, you can find reporting tools, access to resources, training opportunities and more information about hate incidents. takes you to a website outside the City system and is *not* a government website.