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Parkrose/Sumner Transit Center is a TriMet transit center and light rail station on the MAX Red Line in Portland, Oregon. It is the fourth stop north on the Airport MAX branch, and consists of an island platform in the median of Interstate 205. The entrance and exit to the transit center are on Sandy Blvd. near 95th Avenue, in the Parkrose neighborhood and east of the Sumner neighborhood.

Parkrose/Sumner TC
TriMet transit center
Parkrose Sumner TC MAX Station.jpg
Location9481 NE Sandy Blvd
Portland, Oregon
Coordinates45°33′33″N 122°33′56″W / 45.55904°N 122.565596°W / 45.55904; -122.565596Coordinates: 45°33′33″N 122°33′56″W / 45.55904°N 122.565596°W / 45.55904; -122.565596
Owned byTriMet
Platforms1 island platform
ConnectionsTriMet and C-Tran buses
Parking193 spaces
Bicycle facilitiesbike lockers and racks
Disabled accessYes
OpenedSeptember 10, 2001
Preceding station   TriMet icon.svg MAX Light Rail   Following station
Red Line

It is a hub for bus service to Gresham, Tigard, Lents, Fairview, Vancouver, Wood Village and Clackamas. A bridge across the northbound lanes of I-205 connects the MAX platform to a park-and-ride lot and bus stops.


Park and rideEdit

For almost 20 years before it became a transit center and MAX station, the site was already in use as a TriMet park-and-ride lot. TriMet's proposal to build the facility, with 288 spaces on a 3.6-acre (1.5 ha) lot, was approved by the Multnomah County Planning Commission in September 1983,[1] and the lot opened for use in summer 1984. It was not designated as a transit center, because it was served by only a single bus route (14-Sandy, renumbered 12 in 1986), and was referred to by TriMet as the Parkrose Park & Ride.[2] A second bus route, 201-Airport Way, began serving the Parkrose Park and Ride later. In 2000–2001, a MAX light rail station was constructed adjacent to the park-and-ride lot. Additional bus routes began serving the site when the MAX station opened in September 2001, at which time it was newly designated as a transit center and was renamed Parkrose/Sumner Transit Center.

As a result of 2001 expansion of the bus roadway and stops, and the addition of a building for use by drivers on layover, the size of the park-and-ride lot was reduced and the lot currently has 193 spaces.[3]

Bus serviceEdit

The transit center's bus stops

This transit center is served by the following bus lines:

  • 12 – Barbur/Sandy Blvd[4]
  • 21 – Sandy Blvd/223rd
  • 71 – 60th Ave[5]
  • 73 – 122nd Ave[6]
  • C-Tran 65 – Parkrose Limited[7]

Unique station featuresEdit

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Park-and-ride bus lot OK'd at 98th and Sandy". The Oregonian (East Metro ed.). September 27, 1983. p. ME1.
  2. ^ "Tri-Met: Park & Ride Lots". TriMet. March 22, 1999. Archived from the original on April 20, 1999. Retrieved 2017-07-04.
  3. ^ "Park & Ride Locations: Portland". TriMet. Retrieved 2017-07-04.
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  7. ^ "#65 Parkrose Limited". C-Tran. Retrieved 2017-07-04.
  8. ^ "Public Art on MAX Red Line". TriMet. Retrieved 2017-07-04.

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