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The BTA is at work across Oregon, in classrooms and on the streets, encouraging and advocating for a safe, accessible mix of transportation in our state.

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Bike Share is Coming to Portland!


In the summer of 2011, Portland City Council voted to make bike sharing a part of the transportation system in downtown Portland. The bike share program will bring 740 new bikes publicly accessible at 74 different bike kiosks spaced every five blocks throughout downtown Portland.

Soon, with either a monthly or a day pass, anyone will be able to check out a bike and ride it in downtown Portland with 24-hour affordable access to bikes as transit.

The Bicycle Transportation Alliance played a critical role building support and winning the bold decision to ensure Portland joins the ranks of cities around the globe, in Europe, China and increasingly across North America. Bike sharing means fewer cars on the road and less congestion downtown. Bike sharing will add jobs and expand active transportation options.

With $2 million in federal funding approved by Portland City Council last month and a $2 million match from private sponsors, Portland could become the tenth U.S. city to launch a bike sharing program by the year 2014.

Expect the Portland Bureau of Transportation to send out the call to private providers of bike share systems to help design a world-class bike share program for downtown Portland.

Vision Zero

Vision Zero

Check out the Latest Project Updates!     Vision Zero is a traffic safety program with the goal to eliminate all road fatalities through road design,... See Project
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Oregon and SW Washington Families for Safe Streets

The BTA is proud to support Oregon and SW Washington Families for Safe Streets! Oregon and SW Washington Families for Safe Streets is comprised of victims... See Project
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Bike the Vote

Check out the Latest Program Updates! A Bicycle Platform The Bicycle Transportation Alliance has prepared a Bicycle Platform to demonstrate the need for political leadership to... See Project

Building Our Future: A Blueprint for World-Class Bicycling

Stay Connected Receive Blueprint project alerts Learn More See the projects at Our vision for the Portland-Metro region is one where people of any age... See Project

Safe Routes to School For Every Kid

  Safe Routes to School Campaign Check out the Latest Project Updates!   Speak Up! Sign our Petition!    When it is safe, convenient, and fun to... See Project