Alternative Transportation Options to Reach World Trade Center Portland
TriMet Bus Service
TriMet buses service much of the Portland metro area. Tri-Met has over 90 bus lines throughout the entire area. There are 12 Bus stops within 3 blocks of the World Trade Center with 15 bus lines serving these stops which run every 15 minutes.
Many bus lines connect with MAX Light Rail, WES Commuter Rail and the Portland Streetcar.
TriMet Light rail MAX
Tri-Met’s MAX (Metropolitan Area Express) connects downtown Portland to many parts of the Portland Metro area. MAX provides high-frequency access to downtown with easy access to free park-n-ride locations. MAX lines Connect downtown Portland with Beaverton, Clackamas, Gresham, Hillsboro, North/Northeast Portland and the Portland International Airport.
The downtown MAX lines are located two – three blocks North of the WTC complex.
Tri-Met’s WES (Westside Express Service)
WES is a commuter rail line serving the Southern Area of the Portland Metro area including Beaverton, Tigard, Tualatin and Wilsonville. WES has a connecting Transit Center in Beaverton that connects to MAX Light rail.
The Portland Streetcar connects NW Portland, the Pearl District, Portland City Center, PSU, South Waterfront, the Rose Quarter, the Lloyd District, the Convention Center and OMSI.
C-Tran Bus Service
The C-Tran routes connect downtown Portland to Vancouver Washington. C-Tran has 4 connecting routes from the Vancouver Area to the Delta Park/Vanport Max Station.
TriMet.org can provides assistance for your destination planning using their Trip planner.
“The best way to get around Portland is public transportation… This city is known for having one of the easiest and most tourist-friendly public transportation systems in the country, with extensive routes from TriMet buses and light-rail trains.”
— U.S. News & World Report,
Arrive at the World Trade Center by bike! There are bike lanes on Hawthorn Bridge crossing the Beautiful Willamette River.
Plan your bicycle trip to downtown trip by using Google Maps or ridethecity.com/portland.
For Google, Simply click on “Get Directions” and select “Bicycling” from the drop-down menu. For ridethecity enter your “where from?” and “Where to?” Designated bicycle parking is available along Salmon Street on the South side of 1WTC and bike racks are available for tenants in designated secure areas. Most bike parking is covered.
Consider carpooling with friends or neighbors to World Trade Center. Carpooling is when two or more people travel together in one vehicle to their destination. Carpooling can be flexible and can usually accommodate everyone’s needs. By carpooling, you free up parking spaces, reduce traffic congestion, reduce your carbon footprint and reduce wear and tear on your vehicle.