PDX Transformation

PDX Transformation is an anonymous group that places unauthorized traffic control devices like cones and speed limit signs on streets to promote safety. This form of activism is also known as “tactical urbanism.” They’ve been in existence since December 2015.

Browse the stories below to learn more.

I helped sweep bike lanes this weekend (and it felt great)

by on January 30th, 2017 at 10:36 am

PBOT removes Hawthorne memorial, responds to Clinton crosswalk controversy

by on October 6th, 2016 at 9:29 am

Activists and PBOT spar over unsanctioned crosswalk in southeast Portland

by on October 4th, 2016 at 4:04 pm

City restripes 3rd Avenue bike lanes one day after activists’ cones appear

by on March 30th, 2016 at 10:12 am

What are all these unauthorized orange traffic cones telling us?

by on March 28th, 2016 at 1:53 pm

Portland ‘Transformation’ bureau unveils a new trick: ’20 is Plenty’ signs

by on March 24th, 2016 at 3:49 pm

‘Agents of transformation’ help spread traffic cone activism in Portland

by on March 3rd, 2016 at 8:53 am

Bike lane in danger? Cone power to the rescue!

by on February 17th, 2016 at 12:51 pm

Activists (temporarily) take the swing out of TriMet’s swing gates

by on February 2nd, 2016 at 11:54 am

Activists use traffic cones to improve safety of bike lane along new Orange Line MAX

by on December 30th, 2015 at 6:02 pm