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Operator OHSU
System Type Ropeway
Year Opened 2007
# of Lines 1
# of Cars 2
Gauge N/A
Stations 2
Power Cable
Fare Media Tickets
Data Date 2007
1st Visit 9/2006
Last Visit 1/2009
% Rode 100%

US Transit > PNW > Portland

Sky Ride

Portland's newest form of transit, and aerial tram. It links the new south waterfront area with OHSU's main campus on Marquam Hill (also known as Pill hill with its many hospitals). This was a highly contested project with costs soaring way above original estimates. However, over time many people will wonder why this was not built sooner.

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Base station next to the OHSU south waterfront building. (2/17/07) The only tower for the tram, under construction. (9/12/06)
Tram lifting off from the south waterfront terminal. (12/17/07) Tram in the sky. (12/17/07)
Main tower during construction in twilight. (9/12/06) Tram raising up to the main tower. (12/17/06)
OHSU hill terminal (1/17/09) View from the hill (1/17/09)
Cars passing (1/17/08) Car at OHSU Hill station (1/17/09)
Coming down to the waterfront station. (1/17/09) Car at the Waterfront station (1/17/09)
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