The basis for its recommendation for a light-rail transit system serving downtown Portland and its eastern suburbs is explained by the Tri-Met staff in this report. Evaluation of 5 alternatives from continuation of conventional bus service through transit lanes on expressways and separate busways to light rail are examined in terms of operating cost, capital cost, ridership, operating considerations, regional growth, community impact, downtown impact, community support and energy consumption.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Tri-County Metropolitan Transportation District of Oregon

    Planning and Development Department, 4314 Southeast 17th Avenue
    Portland, OR  United States  97202
  • Publication Date: 1978-8-24

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: 79 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00300550
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 17 1982 12:00AM