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Portland is a PR machine for light rail & streetcar

Here are Some Facts About Portland Oregon          

I205 Light Rail Time & Budget


Forcast data from:

Next stop: Prosperity, Oregonian, The (Portland, OR) - Thursday, December 28, 2006


Actual data from:

Trimet’s railfactsheet-greenline.pdf





46,500 (2025)

7.5 million (2012) (approx 21,500/day)

Ridership must double to meet 2025 goal

cost of MAX

$557 million

$575.7 million

operating costs



opening date

Sept 2009

Sept 2009