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Fatal collision in Goose Hollow a tragic result of decisions and design

Avatar by on February 21st, 2020 at 12:40 pm

The large wall seen from southbound SW Vista as it approaches Park. The truck driver was headed toward the intersection with that red car in the background.

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Man riding a bicycle dies after collision with a truck driver in Goose Hollow

Avatar by on February 18th, 2020 at 9:07 am

Looking southbound on SW Vista at SW Park (direction truck driver was traveling).

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Tech troubles delay opening of secure parking at TriMet bike-and-ride facilities

Avatar by on September 4th, 2019 at 10:49 am

The bike parking cage at Goose Hollow was supposed to open last spring.
(Photo: J. Maus/BikePortland)

There’s perhaps no more important place for high-quality bicycle parking than a location where bike theft is rampant and that sits at the bottom of a big hill separating two major employment zones.

That’s why many bicycle users were excited about the new bike parking at TriMet’s Goose Hollow MAX station. Unfortunately the facility is now over a year behind schedule and remains mostly unused. Reached this morning for comment, TriMet says a technology issue is preventing them from opening the high-tech secure facilities at three stations: Goose Hollow/Jefferson Street, Beaverton Creek, and Gateway Transit Center.[Read more…]

TriMet Corner: Inside look at new ‘Bike & Rides’ coming to Beaverton and Goose Hollow

Jeffrey Owen (Contributor) by on September 7th, 2017 at 8:20 am

Details of conceptual design images of new Goose Hollow and Beaverton Creek Bike & Ride facilities by ZGF Architects.

This is the latest from our columnist and TriMet Senior Planner Jeffrey Owen. Last month he gave us the inside scoop on the Orenco Station Bike & Ride.
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In Goose Hollow, lottery-funded bike parking may boost an underrated neighborhood

Michael Andersen (Contributor) by on July 15th, 2014 at 3:58 pm

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A new lottery-funded bike-and-ride parking structure on land owned by the First United Methodist Church is likely to greatly increase bike parking there.
(Image from Connect Oregon materials)

One of the Portland neighborhoods with the lowest rates of car ownership might surprise snooty east-siders: Goose Hollow.

The dense urban neighborhood immediately west of downtown also enjoys terrific access to Washington County thanks to TriMet’s MAX tunnel — and that combination gave a major new bike parking facility proposed there a boost into a list of transportation projects that are about to be funded by coveted state lottery revenue.

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