Rosa Parks MAX Station

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Rosa Parks
MAX Light Rail Station
Rosa Parks MAX station.JPG
View from the south
Location 6598 (north)/6499 (south) North Interstate Avenue
Portland, Oregon
USA
Coordinates 45°34′12″N 122°40′56″W / 45.57000°N 122.68222°W / 45.57000; -122.68222Coordinates: 45°34′12″N 122°40′56″W / 45.57000°N 122.68222°W / 45.57000; -122.68222
Owned by TriMet
Platforms split platform
Tracks 2
Construction
Bicycle facilities Bike lockers
Disabled access Yes
History
Opened May 1, 2004
Services
Preceding station   TriMet logo simplified.svg MAX Light Rail   Following station
toward PSU South
Yellow Line
toward Expo Center

Rosa Parks is a light rail station on the MAX Yellow Line in the Arbor Lodge neighborhood of Portland, Oregon. It is the 6th stop northbound on the Interstate MAX extension. It was originally named North Portland Boulevard, but following the city's decision in fall 2006 to rename Portland Blvd. to Rosa Parks Way, TriMet indicated it would support the change by renaming the station, at a then-undetermined future date. The signs at the station continued to show the old name until Feb. 4, 2009, when a dedication ceremony was held, unveiling new signs renaming it as "Rosa Parks" station ("Way" being implied only).[1][2] On TriMet's maps and other media, the station is shown as "N Rosa Parks Way".

The station is located in the median of Interstate Avenue near the intersection of N Rosa Parks Way. It has staggered side platforms, which sit on either side of the cross street, because the route runs around this station on Interstate Avenue in the median. Artistic elements at the station refer to Native American art.

Bus line connections[edit]

This station is served by the following bus line:

  • 44 - Capitol Hwy/Mocks Crest

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MAX station renamed to honor Rosa Parks". TriMet. February 4, 2009. Archived from the original on December 2, 2010. Retrieved 2016-09-03. 
  2. ^ "TriMet MAX station name honors Rosa Parks". Portland Tribune. February 3, 2009. Archived from the original on June 8, 2011. Retrieved 2016-09-03. 

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