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August 22, 2011

Portland State U. spotlights electric transportation

Electric Avenue, a two-year research and development project, features seven EV charging stations from six manufacturers, including a quick-charge station, where students and visitors can plug in and charge up electric cars, trucks, bicycles and motorcycles.


February 14, 2011

More Portland State students using alternative transportation

The most popular way to get to the university is by bus, MAX train and Portland Streetcar, which together accounted for 44 percent of trips to campus by staff and faculty and 40 percent by students in fall 2010.


September 14, 2009

TriMet opens Green Line

Construction of the 8.3-mile line began in early 2007 and adds a second light rail alignment through downtown Portland. The MAX system now expands to a 52-mile system with 84 stations.


August 5, 2009

METRO Briefs

S.F. Muni operations chief resigns. U.S. DOT taps PSU professor. NYC Transit seeking announcers.


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