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October 14, 2014

Streetcars Making a Resurgence in the U.S.

Whether you call them streetcars, cable cars, trolleys or trams, those nostalgic, street-level transit lines not seen in many cities since the 1950s are making an unprecedented resurgence across the U.S. and around the world.


October 8, 2014

Portland Streetcar bans girl who brought killer pit bull onboard

The teen girl who brought a pit bull involved in a deadly fight onto the Portland Streetcar, which killed another dog, has been banned from riding the streetcar for 90 days.


March 27, 2013

Ore.’s Portland Streetcar only getting half of projected fares

As a result, the Portland Bureau of Transportation faces a shortfall in funding the streetcar's $8.9 million annual operating budget.


September 21, 2012

Trapeze asset mgmt. system aboard new Portland streetcar

The fully integrated system manages rolling stock throughout its life cycle, from pre-acquisition to post-disposition. With robust and comprehensive functionality, Trapeze EAM ensures equipment reliability, regulatory compliance and cost containment.


August 31, 2012

Downtown Portland free rail zone ends

The $1 fare will be for streetcar use only and valid for two hours. As always, Portland Streetcar recognizes valid TriMet fares and passes.


May 1, 2009

Ore. awarded $75M to fund streetcar expansion

A portion of the total project cost is being funded by FTA’s Small Starts program. Upon completion, the extension will include 18 new stations, seven new vehicles and capital improvements to accommodate streetcar operations.


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