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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 1331, Portland, OR 97204

More Contact Info

  • During the current state of emergency, please visit our Covid-19 City of Portland website for customer service hours and operational changes for all city bureaus.

  • For emergency road hazards, call PBOT’s 24/7 maintenance dispatch line at (503) 823-1700. 

  • For general PBOT questions, call our main line at (503) 823-5185. Leave a detailed message. Customer service staff are busy returning calls throughout the day.

  • For transportation-related questions about getting around during our state of emergency please visit our Covid-19 Transportation Questions and Answers page.


Our Mission Statement

The City of Portland Bureau of Transportation is a community partner in shaping a livable city. We plan, build, manage and maintain an effective and safe transportation system that provides people and businesses access and mobility. We keep Portland moving.

The Bureau of Transportation fully complies with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the ADA Title II, and related statutes and regulations in all programs and activities. For accommodations, complaints, and additional information, contact the Title II and Title VI Coordinator at Room 1204, 1120 SW 5th Ave, Portland, OR 97204, or by telephone at 503-823-5185, City TTY 503-823-6868, or use Oregon Relay Service: 711.

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