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Air conditioning (often referred to as AC, A/C, or air con) is the process of removing heat and moisture from the interior of an occupied space, to improve the comfort of occupants.
Beaverton is a city in Washington County, in the U.S. state of Oregon.
Bombardier Transportation is the rail equipment division of the Canadian firm Bombardier Inc. Bombardier Transportation is one of the world's largest companies in the rail vehicle and equipment manufacturing and servicing industry.
A bridge plate is a mechanical, movable form of wheelchair ramp that is used on some low-floor light rail vehicles to provide for wheelchair access.
Bridgeport Village is a lifestyle center located in Tualatin and Tigard, Oregon, United States, operated by CenterCal Properties.
The C-Tran (stylized as C-TRAN), more formally the Clark County Public Transit Benefit Area Authority, is a public transit agency serving Clark County, Washington, United States, including the cities of Battle Ground, Camas, Vancouver, Washougal, and Yacolt.
A city block, urban block or simply block is a central element of urban planning and urban design.
The Clackamas Town Center Transit Center is a bus transit center and MAX Light Rail station on the MAX Green Line, located in Clackamas County, Oregon, in the southeastern part of the Portland metropolitan area.
Clackamas is an unincorporated community and former census-designated place (CDP) in Clackamas County, Oregon, United States.
Clark College is a public college located in Vancouver, Washington, just north of Portland, Oregon.
Cleveland Avenue is a MAX light rail station in Gresham, Oregon.
A crank is an arm attached at a right angle to a rotating shaft by which reciprocating motion is imparted to or received from the shaft.
A destination sign (North American English), or destination indicator/destination blind (British English) is a sign mounted on the front, side or rear of a public transport vehicle, such as a bus, tram/streetcar or light rail vehicle, that displays the vehicle's route number and destination, or the route's number and name on transit systems using route names.
Direct current (DC) is the unidirectional flow of electric charge.
Downtown Portland, the city center of Portland, Oregon, United States, is located on the west bank of the Willamette River.
Expo Center is a light rail station on the MAX Yellow Line in Portland, Oregon, United States.
Fareless Square was an area within central Portland, Oregon, where all rides on TriMet buses and light rail and the Portland Streetcar were free.
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) is an agency within the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) that provides financial and technical assistance to local public transportation systems.
Forest Grove is a city in Washington County, Oregon, United States, west of Portland.
The Gateway/Northeast 99th Avenue Transit Center, commonly known as Gateway Transit Center, is a TriMet bus transit center and light rail station on the MAX Blue, Green and Red Lines in Portland, Oregon, United States.
Gresham is a city located in Multnomah County, Oregon, in the United States, immediately east of Portland.
Hatfield Government Center station is a light rail station on the MAX Blue Line in downtown Hillsboro, Oregon, United States.
Hayden Island is an island in the Columbia River between Vancouver, Washington and Portland, Oregon.
Hillsboro is the fifth-largest city in the State of Oregon and is the county seat of Washington County.
The Hillsdale district is a neighborhood in the southwest section of Portland, Oregon, United States.
Hop Fastpass is a contactless smart card for public transit fare payment in the Portland, Oregon metropolitan area.
Ian Allan Publishing is a UK publisher, established in 1942, which specialised in transport books.
Interstate 205 (I-205) is a loop route that serves the Portland—Vancouver metropolitan area in the U.S. states of Oregon and Washington.
Interstate 84 (I-84) in the U.S. state of Oregon is a major Interstate Highway that traverses the state from west to east.
La Brugeoise et Nivelles SA, later BN Constructions Ferroviaires et Métalliques (abbrev. BN), was a Belgian manufacturer of railway locomotives and other rolling stock; it was formed by a merger of two companies: La Brugeoise et Nicaise et Delcuve and Les Ateliers Métallurgiques de Nivelles.
An LED display is a flat panel display, which uses an array of light-emitting diodes as pixels for a video display.
Library/Southwest 9th Avenue and Galleria/Southwest 10th Avenue are light rail stops on the MAX Blue and Red Lines in Portland, Oregon.
Light rail, light rail transit (LRT), or fast tram is a form of urban rail transport using rolling stock similar to a tramway, but operating at a higher capacity, and often on an exclusive right-of-way.
The Light Rail Transit Association (LRTA) is a non-profit organisation whose purpose is to advocate and encourage research into the retention and development of light rail and tramway/streetcar systems.
Metropolitan Area Express (MAX) is a light rail transit system serving the Portland metropolitan area.
The following is a list of cities that have current tram/streetcar (including heritage trams/heritage streetcars), or light rail systems as part of their regular public transit systems.
Lloyd Center is a shopping mall in the Lloyd District of Portland, Oregon, United States, just northeast of downtown.
The Lloyd District is a primarily commercial neighborhood in the North and Northeast sections of Portland, Oregon.
The Loop Trolley, also known as the Delmar Loop Trolley, is a heritage trolley line under construction that will serve the Delmar Loop district in St. Louis, Missouri, and University City, Missouri.
A low-floor tram is a tram that has no stairsteps between one or more entrances and part or all of the passenger cabin.
Marquam Hill is a populated hill located just south of Downtown Portland, Oregon, United States in the Homestead neighborhood.
The MAX Blue Line is a 33-mile (53 km) light rail line in the MAX Light Rail system in the Portland metropolitan area in the U.S. state of Oregon.
The MAX Green Line is a light rail route in the MAX Light Rail system in Portland, Oregon, United States, extending to Clackamas, Oregon.
The MAX Orange Line, also known as the Portland–Milwaukie Light Rail Project, is a light rail line in the Metropolitan Area Express light rail system of TriMet in Portland, Oregon.
The MAX Red Line is a light rail line in the Metropolitan Area Express system in the Portland, Oregon metropolitan area.
The MAX Yellow Line is a 5.8-mile (9.3 km) (not including segments downtown shared with other lines) route in the Metropolitan Area Express light rail system in Portland, Oregon.
Metro is the regional government for the Oregon portion of the Portland metropolitan area.
Milwaukie is a city in Clackamas County, Oregon, United States.
The Mount Hood Freeway is a partially completed but never to be finished freeway alignment of U.S. Route 26 and Interstate 80N (now Interstate 84), which would have run through southeast Portland, Oregon.
Oregon is a state in the Pacific Northwest region on the West Coast of the United States.
Oregon City is the county seat of Clackamas County, Oregon, United States, located on the Willamette River near the southern limits of the Portland metropolitan area.
The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) is a department of the state government of the U.S. state of Oregon responsible for systems of transportation.
Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) is a public university in Oregon with a main campus, including two hospitals, in Portland.
Oregon Route 99W is a state-numbered route in Oregon, United States that runs from OR 99 and OR 99E in Junction City north to I-5 in southwestern Portland.
Passenger Train Journal (PTJ) is an American magazine about passenger rail transport and rail transit past and present, oriented for railfans and published currently by White River Productions.
The photoelectric effect is the emission of electrons or other free carriers when light shines on a material.
Pioneer Courthouse Square, also known as Portland's living room, is a public space occupying a full city block in the center of downtown Portland, Oregon, United States.
Portland International Airport is a joint civil-military airport and the largest airport in the U.S. state of Oregon that accounts for 90 percent of passenger travel and more than 95 percent of air cargo of the state.
Portland International Airport station is a light rail station on the MAX Red Line in Portland, Oregon, located at Portland International Airport.
The Portland metropolitan area or Greater Portland is a metropolitan area in the U.S. states of Oregon and Washington centered on the principal city of Portland, Oregon.
The Portland Expo Center is a convention center located in the Kenton neighborhood of Portland, Oregon, United States.
Portland State University (PSU) is a public research university located in the southwest University District of downtown Portland, Oregon, United States.
The Portland Streetcar is a streetcar system in Portland, Oregon, that opened in 2001 and serves areas surrounding downtown Portland.
The 2017 Portland train attack occurred on May 26, 2017, when a man fatally stabbed two people and injured a third, after he was confronted for shouting what were described as racist and anti-Muslim slurs at two teenage girls on a MAX Light Rail train in Portland, Oregon.
The Portland Transit Mall is a set of public transit corridors through the center of downtown Portland, Oregon, United States.
The Portland Tribune is a free newspaper published twice weekly, each Tuesday and Thursday, in Portland, Oregon, United States.
Portland Union Station is an Amtrak train station near the west shore of the Willamette River in the Old Town Chinatown section of Portland, Oregon, United States.
The Portland Vintage Trolley was a heritage streetcar service in Portland, Oregon, United States, that operated from 1991 to 2014.
Proof-of-payment (POP) or proof-of-fare (POF) is an honor-based fare collection system used on many public transportation systems.
PSU South/Southwest College Street and PSU South/Southwest Jackson Street stations are a pair of light rail stations on the MAX Green, Orange and Yellow Lines in Portland, Oregon.
Railway Age is an American trade journal for the rail transport industry.
A railway platform is an area – normally paved or otherwise prepared for pedestrian use, and often raised to a greater or lesser degree – provided alongside one or more of the tracks at a railway or metro station for use by passengers awaiting, boarding, or alighting from trains.
Regenerative braking is an energy recovery mechanism which slows a vehicle or object by converting its kinetic energy into a form which can be either used immediately or stored until needed.
Retrofitting refers to the addition of new technology or features to older systems.
A right-of-way (ROW) is a right to make a way over a piece of land, usually to and from another piece of land.
The Robertson Tunnel is a twin-bore light rail tunnel through the Tualatin Mountains west of Portland, Oregon, United States, used by the MAX Blue and Red Lines.
The Rose Quarter is a sports and entertainment district located in Portland's Lloyd District on the east bank of the Willamette River, just east of downtown. The Rose Quarter is bounded on the west by NE Interstate Avenue, on the north by NE Broadway and NE Weidler Streets, on the east by Interstate 5, and on the south by NE Holliday Street. The site contains two multipurpose arenas, the Moda Center and the Memorial Coliseum. Nearby landmarks include the Steel and Broadway bridges, the Oregon Convention Center, and the Eastbank Esplanade.
Rose Quarter Transit Center is a light rail station in the MAX system and a TriMet bus transit center, and is located in the Rose Quarter area of Portland, Oregon, a part of the Lloyd District.
Siemens Mobility is a division of the German conglomerate Siemens.
The Siemens S70 or Avanto is a low-floor light rail vehicle (LRV), streetcar, or tram manufactured by Siemens Mobility, a division of Siemens AG.
Southeast Bybee Boulevard is a MAX Orange Line station in Portland, Oregon that opened on September 12, 2015.
Southeast Park Avenue is a light rail station on the MAX Orange Line located at Southeast McLoughlin Boulevard and Park Avenue in Oak Grove, an unincorporated area neighboring Milwaukie in Clackamas County, Oregon, in the United States.
A standard-gauge railway is a railway with a track gauge of.
The Steel Bridge is a through truss, double-deck vertical-lift bridge across the Willamette River in Portland, Oregon, United States, opened in 1912.
The Oregonian is a daily newspaper based in Portland, Oregon, owned by Advance Publications.
Tigard is a city in Washington County, Oregon, United States.
Traffic signal preemption (also called traffic signal prioritization) is a type of system that allows the normal operation of traffic lights to be preempted.
A train is a form of transport consisting of a series of connected vehicles that generally runs along a rail track to transport cargo or passengers.
Tramways & Urban Transit (TAUT or T&UT), also known as Modern Tramway, is a British monthly magazine about tramways and light rail transport, published continuously since 1938.
Like transportation in the rest of the United States, the primary mode of local transportation in Portland, Oregon is the automobile.
The Transportation Research Board (TRB) is a division of the National Research Council of the United States which serves as an independent adviser to the President of the United States, the Congress and federal agencies on scientific and technical questions of national importance.
TriMet, more formally known as the Tri-County Metropolitan Transportation District of Oregon, is a public agency that operates mass transit in a region that spans most of the Portland metropolitan area in the U.S. state of Oregon.
Tualatin is a city located primarily in Washington County in the State of Oregon.
A turnstile, also called a baffle gate or turnstyle, is a form of gate which allows one person to pass at a time.
Vancouver is a city on the north bank of the Columbia River in the U.S. state of Washington, and the largest suburb of Portland, Oregon.
A vehicle tracking system combines the use of automatic vehicle location in individual vehicles with software that collects these fleet data for a comprehensive picture of vehicle locations.
Washington Park is a light rail station on the MAX Blue and Red Lines.
The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT or WashDOT) was established in 1905.
WES Commuter Rail, or Westside Express Service, is a United States commuter rail line between Beaverton and Wilsonville, Oregon, in the Portland metropolitan area, mostly following busy Oregon Highway 217 and Interstate 5.
A wheelchair lift, also known as a platform lift, or vertical platform lift is a fully powered device designed to raise a wheelchair and its occupant in order to overcome a step or similar vertical barrier.
Willamette Week (WW) is an alternative weekly newspaper and a website published in Portland, Oregon, United States, since 1974.
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