City of Portland Bureau of Transportation

About City of Portland Bureau of Transportation

The 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 maintains the $8.4 billion investments in infrastructure facilities from streets and structures to traffic signals and street lights. As the state’s largest urban area, protection of our way of life requires creativity in order to balance the competing uses, complexity, age, and size of the transportation system.

Portland stands as a national leader in innovative transportation solutions. Planning and constructing solutions to meet the demands of a growing city and region, while maintaining our economic vitality and neighborhood character, requires Transportation to leverage its limited resources. Stewardship of Portland’s mobility and livability is our primary responsibility.

The Portland 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.


Engineering Trainee

July 2023 - September 2023 Portland, OR
“I loved being able to get hands-on experience that taught me many skills. I learned how to use MicroStation and ArcMap GIS which will be incredibly valuable skills in my future career. It also gave me ample opportunity to practice personal management, data collection, organization, and communication skills. On top of the skills I learned, PBOT strives to give every intern a variety of interesting experiences and projects to work on. This made it an incredibly supportive learning environment and an amazing place to work. ”

Engineering trainee

June 2018 - September 2018 Portland, OR
“Learning the civil design and construction process from professionals in the field.”
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