Category: I-205/Mall Light Rail

  • Mall Bus Stop Relocations

    TriMet has released the detailed locations of bus stops relocated for the Transit Mall reconstruction starting in January.

  • More Transit Mall Broken Eggs

    Jim Mayer picks up in the Oregonian (“Downtown’s maze gets tricker”) where the Tribune left off, talking about disruption to businesses from Transit Mall and related construction. Meanwhile, the Business Journal is reporting on an eminant domain fight (subscription required unfortunately) over the properties on the southern end of the mall where TriMet is putting…

  • You Can’t Make a Mall without Breaking Some Eggs

    Yesterday’s O included an article on expected disruption to retail during the upcoming Transit Mall reconstruction. At the same time, TriMet has just launched a web site ( just for the project. You can get more details at a series of open houses that TriMet is holding in November.

  • TriMet Seeks Input on Web Site Design

    From an e-mail blast from TriMet: We want your opinion! TriMet, Metro and the City of Portland are building a new website to provide the public with timely information about the Portland Mall Light Rail construction project beginning in January 2007. Please help us make the site as useful as possible by taking this brief…

  • TriMet Finalizes Mall Bus Relocation Plan

    After reviewing all the comments, TriMet has released their complete plan, to go into operation in January of 2007. 17 bus lines will run on 3rd and 4th avenues, carrying 85 percent of downtown riders on weekdays. 7 bus lines will run on Columbia and Jefferson streets, carrying 6 percent of weekday downtown riders. Line…