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Transportation Information

Please make sure you have arrangements planned to get back to your lodging if you stay out late. Public transportation becomes limited late at night so be prepared to pay a cab, Uber or Lyft if needed. Also, if you are driving yourself or have a rental car, you do not pump your own gas in Oregon.

Bus and Light Rail Information

TriMet Transit System

MAX Light Rail and bus all day pass = $5.00
Tickets can be purchased in person receiving a traditional paper ticket (make sure you keep track of it) or by downloading the TriMet app and using your scanner.

Taxi, Uber, and Lyft Information

Taxi Cab Info

Broadway Cab – 503-333-3333

Radio Cab – 503-227-1212

Parking in Portland

Downtown District.  The Downtown Meter District includes the Central Business District, South Waterfront and the Pearl District. It also includes an event meter district next to Providence Park with unique rates and hours that is currently in effect on Portland Timbers game days.  View Map Downtown parking meters operate from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Saturday, and from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday, unless otherwise posted. The current rate for on-street parking in the Downtown district is $2.00 per hour. Event Meter District.  The Downtown district also includes an event meter district next to Providence Park currently in effect on Portland Timbers home game days. The parking rate is $3.50 per hour beginning 90 minutes before the event. Meters in the event district are identified by signs on the pay stations and next to parking spaces. The unique hours and rates will be shown on paystations’ electronic displays.   View Map


Lloyd District.  The Lloyd Meter District is in North and Northeast Portland, roughly bounded by the Willamette River, N/NE Broadway, NE 16th and the I-84 freeway. The district includes the Oregon Convention Center, Lloyd Center, Rose Garden Arena, Memorial Coliseum and Lloyd Business District.  View Map Lloyd parking meters east of NE Grand Avenue operate from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Saturday, unless otherwise posted.  Lloyd parking meters on and west of NE Grand Avenue operate from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., Monday through Saturday, unless otherwise posted.  The current parking rate in the Lloyd district is $1 per hour.  


Marquam Hill District.  The Marquam Hill Meter District is located on top of Portland’s Marquam Hill, home to Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), Shriners Hospital for Children, the Portland VA Medical Center and other healthcare organizations.  View Map Marquam Hill parking meters operate from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday, unless otherwise posted. The current rate in the Marquam Hill district is $1.60 per hour.


Central Eastside District. The Central Eastside District is located on MLK Blvd. and Grand Ave. and the streets in between MLK and Grand from I-84 freeway to Clay Street.    Central Eastside parking meters operate from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday, unless otherwise posted.   The current parking rate in the Central Eastside District is $1.20 per hour.


Northwest District. The Northwest District is bounded generally by NW Vaughn (on the north), W. Burnside (on the south), NW Cornell and Westover Roads (on the west) and I-405 (on the east).  View Map Northwest District parking meters are located on and around NW 21st and NW 23rd and operate from 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM on Monday through Saturday unless otherwise posted. The current parking rate in the Northwest district is $1.60 per hour. Zone M permits are not allowed in the paid parking only areas where meters are located during operating times.


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