>Rosa Parks Max Station

A Salute to Rosa Parks (1913-2005)
On December 1, 1955 Rosa Parks was arrested in Montgomery, Alabama after refusing to give up her seat to a white man while riding on a segregated bus.

Rosa Parks’ courageous act drew national attention to simple truths: A public transit system paid for by all must benefit all, and civil rights must be protected for all.

Rosa Parks Station
In honor of Ms. Parks’ courage, TriMet is proud to announce the renaming of the Portland Blvd Yellow Line MAX Station to the Rosa Parks Station at 10am on her birthday, Wednesday February 4th, 2009 at New Seasons (corner of N. Interstate Ave & Rosa Parks Way). Join us!

>Tall Buildings Coming to Interstate?

>Over at The Portland Tribune they are reporting that there public zoning meetings being held this week that propose new zoning that would allow…

If land is redeveloped under current rules, parcels within 1,000 feet of MAX stations could build up to 100 feet tall, or nine to 10 stories…Farther than 1,000 feet from the MAX stations, high-density parcels would be limited to 75 feet, or six to seven stories.

For the whole story, read the Portland Tribune’s article here.