East 172nd Avenue station

East 172nd Avenue station is a MAX light rail station in Gresham, Oregon. It serves the Blue Line and is the 19th stop eastbound on the eastside MAX line. The MAX system is owned and operated by TriMet, the major transit agency for the Portland metropolitan area.

E 172nd Ave
MAX Light Rail station
East 172nd Avenue MAX station.jpg
The station's westbound platform
LocationE. Burnside & 172nd Avenue
Gresham, Oregon
USA
Coordinates45°31′20″N 122°29′10″W / 45.52222°N 122.48611°W / 45.52222; -122.48611Coordinates: 45°31′20″N 122°29′10″W / 45.52222°N 122.48611°W / 45.52222; -122.48611
Owned byTriMet
Platforms2 side platforms
Tracks2
Construction
Bicycle facilitiesbike racks
Disabled accessYes
History
OpenedSeptember 5, 1986
Services
Preceding station   TriMet icon.svg MAX Light Rail   Following station
Blue Line
toward Cleveland

The station is at the intersection of East Burnside Street and NE/SE 172nd Avenue. This station has staggered side platforms, which sit on either side of the cross street, because the route runs around this station on Burnside Street in the median.

The station was located in TriMet fare zone 3 from its opening in 1986[1] until September 2012, at which time TriMet discontinued all use of zones in its fare structure.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Federman, Stan (September 5, 1986). "Going to the MAX: Facts to know about the new line".The Oregonian, special section ("Light rail rolls"), p. T10.
  2. ^ Bailey Jr., Everton (August 30, 2012). "TriMet boosts most fares starting Saturday; some routes changing". The Oregonian. Retrieved December 9, 2012.

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