hollywood transit center

HollywoodHUB project would remake bikeway and transit center at 42nd Avenue

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on August 27th, 2020 at 12:06 pm

Concept drawing shows Phase 1 building with stairs/ramp on the left. This view is from Halsey looking south toward I-84.
(Image: Holst Architecture)

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Two people were killed in traffic collisions over the weekend

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on March 2nd, 2020 at 11:30 am

Powell is an ODOT-owned arterial.

Portland Police responded to two fatal collisions Saturday night within about three hours of each other. The deaths push Portland’s yearly total to 10, that’s twice as many as we had last year at this time.[Read more…]

Hollywood Transit Center gets easier for bikes

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on April 27th, 2007 at 2:23 pm

Hollywood Transit Center gets some bike love

Wheel gutter, bike boulevard
markings are among improvements.
File Photo: 4/27/07

The Hollywood Transit Center, at the intersection of NE Halsey and 42nd (map), has gotten some bike love from the City of Portland.

The crucial north-south connection has long been a thorn in the side of cyclists trying to get over I-84. Southbound cyclists have been forced to contend with a TriMet bus stop loop and stairs leading up to a footbridge. The existing ramp was not designed for bicycles (but I think it’s fun!).

Thankfully, PDOT has just finished some upgrades. They have installed bike wheel gutters on the stairs and have added bike boulevard signs to help cyclists find their way. [Read more…]