Glenwood, Lane County, Oregon

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Glenwood
Unincorporated community
EmX bus approaches a station in Glenwood, along Franklin Boulevard
EmX bus approaches a station in Glenwood, along Franklin Boulevard
Glenwood is located in Oregon
Glenwood
Glenwood
Location within the state of Oregon
Coordinates: 44°2′39.98″N 123°2′1″W / 44.0444389°N 123.03361°W / 44.0444389; -123.03361Coordinates: 44°2′39.98″N 123°2′1″W / 44.0444389°N 123.03361°W / 44.0444389; -123.03361
Country United States
State Oregon
County Lane
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 97403
Area code(s) 458 and 541
GNIS feature ID 1136321 [1]
Website http://www.glenwoodoregon.com/

Glenwood, Lane County, Oregon is an unincorporated community in Lane County, Oregon, United States. Located between the cities of Springfield and Eugene, on the route of the former Pacific Highway, which is now named Franklin Boulevard. Glenwood is in Springfield's annexation and has a Eugene postal address; it forms a bridge between the two cities.

History[edit]

In the past, Glenwood was an agricultural area with bean fields and fruit tree orchards. The town has a significant amount of real estate properties located on the Willamette River.

Government[edit]

Springfield voters passed an urban renewal land renewal grant for Glenwood in 2004 intended to encourage growth and increase Glenwood's infrastructure.[citation needed]

Area amenities[edit]

BRING Recycling's Planet Improvement Center is located in Glenwood and is a non-profit recycler that focuses on reducing waste, reusing resources and the recycling of resources.[1] The Lane Transit District public transportation agency's headquarters is located in Glenwood. Glenwood has a Dari Mart grocery and convenience store on Franklin Boulevard,[2] an army surplus store, a "Cash King" discount liquidation store, auto parts stores, a bar, and restaurants, including the Roaring Rapids Pizza Company pizza restaurant, which has an indoor carousel and riverfront dining.[3] Glenwood also has a central receiving station refuse collection facility that offers many recycling opportunities.

Transportation[edit]

Bus[edit]

The Emerald Express (EmX) is an express bus rapid transit (BRT) bus service that runs between Eugene and Springfield, and has three stops in Glenwood.[4] On weekdays, bus service runs from approximately from 6:00am to 11:00pm, with lesser stops during weekends.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bring Recycling - Official site. Accessed March 2010.
  2. ^ Dari Mart official website, Accessed March 2010.
  3. ^ Roaring Rapids Pizza website. Accessed April 2010.
  4. ^ a b 101 "EmX Green Line" (schedule), ltd.org. Accessed 6-29-09

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