Posts Tagged ‘TriMet’

Two-Tiered Transit

As most readers of this blog know, I have been a car-free, dedicated transit user for over a decade, something that to the outside observer ought to be easy and natural in Portland, America’s supposed sustainability Mecca.  The truth, unfortunately, is a little more complicated in this new era of austerity.  Like all public amenities, [...]

new, but not improved a whole lot

Here in Portland, a city known for its forward thinking urbanistically, successful and growing mass transit system, and famous rejection of proposed and existing freeways in favor of parks and light rail, is in the process of “improving” its light rail and bus hub in downtown by throwing them all together, along with a “business” [...]