Puget Sound Transportation Projects

My thoughts on transportation in the Puget Sound area and transportation issues in general.

Archive for the 'Vancouver/Portland' Category

Vancouver Area Smart Trek

http://www.vastrek.org Official site for the Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) in the Vancouver/Portland area. Ben

MAX Green Line One Year Anniversary

From Tri-Met:http://www.pugetsoundtransportation.com/blog/wp-admin/post-new.php http://trimet.org/news/greenline-anniv.htm Tri-Met’s Green Line in Portland, Oregon turned one year old on the 12th. Having ridden this line earlier this summer I was impressed with the fact that every station South of Gateway had its own parking lot/garage. This is the way light rail should be designed: allow users from outside the city […]

Clark County High Capacity Transit Study

From the Southwest Washington Regional Transportation Council: http://www.rtc.wa.gov/hct/ Site has proposals for high capacity transit in Vancouver/Clark County Washington, one of the fastest growing areas in the state. Current proposals involve primairly the use of Bus Rapid Transit, despite a world class rail system just across the Columbia River. Ben