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‘Better Red’ light rail project includes new bike paths near airport, Gateway

Avatar by on July 10th, 2020 at 12:33 pm

Screen grab from TriMet video (watch it below) shows new I-205 path section on new bridge to Gateway Green bike park.

A $206 million project that will improve service on TriMet’s Red light rail line will also come with significant benefits to bicycle riders.

The “Better Red” project will extend the Red Line further west in Washington County; but what we’re watching closely is how the improvements will impact the I-205 path in east Portland.

According to TriMet, the project will add a second track on two sections of existing single track between Gateway Transit Center and the Portland Airport. Adjacent to these new tracks and stations, TriMet plans to build multi-use paths. The project will also re-align the existing path.[Read more…]

Construction begins in March on major improvements to Gateway Green

Avatar by on February 6th, 2020 at 11:17 am

It’ll get much better.
(Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland)

We love Gateway Green, but it needs a lot more love to reach its potential.
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