More Portland restaurants adding Street Seats

People sit in Street Seats in front of a Portland restaurant in this photo from PBOT.
People sit in Street Seats in front of a Portland restaurant in this photo from PBOT.

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland plans to turn more parking places into restaurant seating.

The Bureau of Transportation plans to add up to 10 businesses to the city’s Street Seats program, which expects eight already in the program to renew. Spokeswoman Diane Dulken says community members love it because it brings life to the streets.

The Oregonian reports the program began in 2012 with three restaurants.

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