Portland Transportation

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Most Viewed Transportation in Portland

  • 1. Lightrail and Metro

    TriMet (Tri-County Transportation District) operates the city bus services and light rail trains in the Portland area. The light rail trains (essentially modern tram to the world outside the USA and...

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  • 2. Greyhound or Amtrak

    Union Station is a beautiful old landmark that seems much lonelier than what it used to be when I was a kid. Then, the station was abuzz with people and trains. The trains still do come though and it...

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  • 3. Portland International Airport

    The international airport - PDX - is an easy one to navigate. Portland is a destination point and only serves as a hub for local flights, so you don't have too many people running around from one...

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  • 4. Car/Rental Car

    Portland is one of two major metropolis in the Pacific Northwest and is serviced by train. Amtrak runs from Vancouver, BC in Western Canada to Los Angeles, CA. Portland's train station is of...

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  • 5. Bicycle

    You'll see bicycles everywhere in Portland. It's a very "green" way to get from Point A to Point B. To see a list of suggested places to rent bikes, click here.

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  • 6. Walk..it's great!

    One of the reasons why visitors don't need a car in Portland is that shortly after the city was founded, early developers decided that city blocks should only measure 200 x 200 ft. While some people...

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  • 7. TriMet Information on Smart Phone

    Each TriMet bus and train station have their own unique number. This number is used for getting next arrival time information by web site, smart phone, text...

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  • 8. Tram over Portland

    The aerial tram from the "river" to the "top" of OHSU's campus is a "must do" trip. The round trip cost is $4.00 (2013) and is well worth it. You only need to...

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  • 9. Parking

    Parking in Portland can be an adventure in itself. Also, the parking meter instructions should be followed. Many "parking meter kiosks" tell you to place the...

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  • 10. When First Class is not class at all....

    I don't know where else to put this, and it only occurred because a fire by the Portland Airport caused a traffic delay, thus resulting in our arriving 4...

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  • 11. Take the bus

    Getting around Portland is pretty easy. For instance, the #63 bus picks you up at a Max stop near PGE park and will take you the rest of the way to Washington...

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  • 12. one US town with alternatives to the car

    Portland has one of the best mass transit networks in the United States. Buses, light rail, trams and even streetcars whisk locals and visitors alike around the...

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  • 13. Portland to Seattle

    Driving from Portland to Seattle will probably be about 3-4 hours depending on the traffic. I think it is possible to commute on a weekly basis- go home to your...

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  • 14. Busses

    The bus system is good enough to help you get around. From across the river into downtown is the only part I used first. No problems at all. Quick and easy.Have...

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  • 15. Skateboard around town

    Skateboarding is a LEGAL form of transportation here. I believe that skaters are supposed to use bike lanes, but I'm not positive. I've seen folks full on skate...

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  • 16. Let The Train Take The Strain

    I have already mentioned that it was my original intention to travel to Portland by train, and how my good VT friend, Phil, drove all the way to LA in the...

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  • 17. Downtown Metro

    I'm not sure the exact area it covers, but there are aseveral downtown blocks that the metro provides free rides on.It is expanded during certain downtown...

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  • 18. Driving in Portland.

    The one thing you will notice about driving here is that flashy light cars have in the back that tells you they are going to merge.You can use that bar sticking...

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  • 19. AIR:PDX international airport...

    AIR:PDX international airport is about 30-45 minutes from downtown alot of guidebooks say 15, but they are crazy we have traffic here. Airport MAX:This is a...

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  • 20. The MAX

    The Max is the light rail network in Portland, there are 3 lines. One going East to Gresham through the eastern part of Portland, Another going to west to...

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  • 21. Fly, Drive, take the train

    We do have a great transit system as far as the US goes - Go to http://www.tri-met.org/ to find out bus and tram schedules - There are decent bike paths to get...

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  • 22. Portland International...

    Portland International Airport(PDX) is located 10 miles away from Portland. From there you can take a taxi, bus, or rental car. Portland's Light Rail, the...

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  • 23. Max

    Max is the cheepst and fastest way to get arould Portland. Max or light rail goes all arould Portland Oregon. It takes you to all of the turest traps.

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  • 24. Max

    Max is the cheepst and fastest way to get arould Portland. Max or light rail goes all arould Portland Oregon. It takes you to all of the turest traps.

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