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Old 03-04-2012, 09:03 PM
 
Location: clackamas county
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the street car half way up goes all weird

maybe theres a reason. it would take longer for the one that goes south

also there going to build 4 towers over there
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Old 03-06-2012, 11:33 AM
 
Location: clackamas county
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i don't know how to edit

the new street car loop goes to nw portland

thats cool now it makes more sense
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Old 03-06-2012, 05:19 PM
 
Location: Portland, Oregon
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I haven't figured out what they have done with that line either. Maybe I should look again.
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Old 03-06-2012, 05:25 PM
 
Location: clackamas county
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theres already a nw street car, i might have to check that out some day
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Old 03-08-2012, 02:25 PM
 
Location: clackamas county
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i found the map, so don't listen to me
http://www.portlandstreetcar.org/pdf...map_201102.pdf

and a new article says its three buildings in the loyd district
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Old 03-27-2012, 09:45 PM
 
Location: clackamas county
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i was looking at another forum and saw that there building a building at couch and 6th

so i geuss it is 4 buildings by the street car in ne

Portland Infill - Page 70 - SkyscraperPage Forum
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Old 03-28-2012, 09:47 AM
 
Location: the Beaver State
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This is a project I'm excited for. It think it's really going to cause a lot of development on the Eastside in the future.
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Old 03-28-2012, 10:19 AM
 
Location: SE Portland, OR
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But it seems like it just goes down streets that are already developed (MLK/Grand)? Although I haven't seen the whole route and where the turnarounds actually are.
Are people will to pay for it though? That's the question, as it's not going to be free like the West side street car is (was). If the street car downtown moves to fares, like they have been saying, is it going to be able to survive?
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Old 03-28-2012, 10:24 AM
 
Location: SE Portland, OR
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Okay I finally looked up the map, and it is basically just up and down MLK/Grand and through the Coliseum and Lloyd Center (areas that are already pretty developed. The only place that would really get a bump on the east side would be the industrial area down next to OMSI and the new MAX bridge. But I definitely don't see an explosion of development like you did in the South Waterfront or Pearl with the downtown route.

Can you imagine how long it would take to ride that street car loop, 3-4 hours? The street car is just too slow. You can beat it walking most of the time.
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Old 03-28-2012, 10:31 AM
 
Location: Portland, Oregon
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Don't overlook the potential for change of use on and close to developed streets.
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