Made in 2009, this modern streetcar is 90% US content made by Oregon Iron Works.
Car2Go car share program.
The 3.3 mile streetcar loop extension to the east side of the river opened the day before I arrived.
The new light rail / bus / pedestrian bridge scheduled to open in 2015.
Quiet, fast, efficient and modern will serve fast growing Clackamas County and SE Portland.
Home of the new Oregon Railroad Historical Society next to the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry.
Temporary terminus of the new streetcar "loop" at OMSI.
The temporary OMSI stop at the southern end of the new east side streetcar extension.
The original Portland Streetcar maintenance facility under the I405 bridge.
The new streetcar maintenance building built to service the growing fleet of streetcars.
The newest Portland Streetcar passes under I405 between the 2 maintenance buildings.
A classic Porsche roadster owned by tea maker Steven Smith.
A wide, trenched section of I405 which cut downtown Portland off from its NW neighborhoods in the 1960's.
I405 with downtown Portland in the background.
Amtrack Cascades northbound to Seattle leaves Union Station in the re-born Pearl District neighborhood.
Amtrak Cascades passes beside a modern high-rise condo building. An old riverside mill building is in the background awaiting redevelopment.
Portland's Union Station
Construction on NW Glisan St reveals 100 year old streetcar tracks and ties.
The Pearl District. Renovated old buildings and high-rise condos served by Streetcar.
Portland Streetcar passes by a new modern high-rise condo.
The Streetcar NS line meets the CL line in the center of the Pearl District.
Streetcar pulls up to a stop on SW 10th Ave.
New map of the Portland Streetcar System with CL and NS lines.
New Parkeon meters at each Streetcar stop. The old, coin operated machines have been removed from inside the Streetcars.
Ariel tram next to the east end of the pedestrian bridge over I5.
South Waterfront station for the ariel tram, streetcar tracks and bike parking lot.
Go By Bike
OHSU building in the South Waterfront neighborhood.
Southern end of the new cycle track along Moody Ave.
Streetcar approaches Moody Ave
Newly rebuild Moody Ave and Ross Island Bridge
New pedestrian bridge over I5.
OHSU building, ariel tram tower and pedestrian bridge.
Looking up at ariel tram tower and pedestrian bridge.
Streetcar with elevator to pedestrian bridge in the background.
Bio-swales separate Moody Ave from the cycle track and sidewalk.