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MAX Blue Line Route Description

MAX Blue Line runs every day.

MAX Blue Line is one of four light rail lines in Portland. It runs along a fixed track set into the ground and only stops at designated MAX stations and transit centers. MAX Blue Line is 33 miles long and shares tracks and stations with MAX Red Line between Gateway Transit Center and Beaverton Transit Center.

To Portland City Center/Hillsboro, from Gresham (Zone 3).

MAX Blue Line travels west from Cleveland Avenue Station, located on Northeast 8th Avenue at Cleveland Street, and stops at each of the following stations in the order they are listed:

Gresham Central Transit Center, located on Northeast 8th Avenue at Kelly Street.

Gresham City Hall Station, located on Northwest Eastman Parkway at Division Street.

Ruby Junction/E 197th Ave Station, located on East Burnside Street at 197th Avenue.

Rockwood/E 188th Ave Transit Center, located on East Burnside Street at 188th Avenue.

E 181st Ave Station, located on East Burnside Street at 181st Avenue.

E 172nd Ave Station, located on East Burnside Street at 172nd Avenue.

E 162nd Ave Station, located on East Burnside Street at 162nd Avenue.

E 148th Ave Station, located on East Burnside Street at 148th Avenue.

E 122nd Ave Station, located on East Burnside Street at 122nd Avenue.

E 102nd Ave Station, located on East Burnside Street at 102nd Avenue.

Gateway/NE 99th Ave Transit Center, located on Northeast 99th Avenue at Pacific Street. Gateway/NE 99th Ave Transit Center is the last stop in Zone 3.

NE 82nd Ave Station, located on Northeast 82nd Avenue at Halsey Street. NE 82nd Ave Station is the first stop in Zone 2.

NE 60th Ave Station, located on Northeast 60th Avenue between Halsey Street and Glisan Street.

Hollywood/NE 42nd Ave Transit Center, located on Northeast 42nd Avenue at Halsey Street. Hollywood/NE 42nd Ave Transit Center is the last stop in Zone 2.

Lloyd Center/NE 11th Ave Station, located on Northeast Holladay Street at 11th Avenue. Lloyd Center/NE 11th Ave Station is the first stop in Zone 1, entering Free Rail Zone.

NE 7th Ave Station, located on Northeast Holladay Street at 7th Avenue.

Convention Center Station, located on Northeast Holladay Street at Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard.

Rose Quarter Transit Center, located on North Holladay Street at Wheeler Street. You can transfer to MAX Yellow Line at nearby Interstate/Rose Quarter Station, located on North Interstate Avenue at Multnomah Boulevard.

MAX Blue Line crosses the Willamette River via the Steel Bridge.

Downtown MAX stops

Old Town/Chinatown Station, located on Northwest 1st Avenue at Davis Street. Entering Central Business District and downtown Portland: Stop ID 8378

Skidmore Fountain Station, located on Southwest 1st Avenue under the Burnside Bridge: Stop ID 8379

Oak/SW 1st Ave Station, located on Southwest 1st Avenue at Oak Street: Stop ID 8380

Morrison/SW 3rd Ave Station, located on Southwest 3rd Avenue at Morrison Street: Stop ID 8381

Mall/SW 5th Ave Station, located on Southwest Morrison Street at 5th Avenue: Stop ID

Transfer to MAX Yellow Line at nearby Pioneer Place/SW 5th Avenue Station, located on Southwest 5th Avenue. Transfer to bus lines serving the Portland Mall.

Pioneer Square North Station, located on Southwest Morrison Street at Broadway Street: Stop ID 8383

Galleria/SW 10th Ave Station, located on Southwest Morrison Street at 10th Avenue: Stop ID 8384. Last stop Free Rail Zone. Transfer to the nearby Portland Streetcar at Southwest 10th Avenue and Alder Street (to Good Samaritan Hospital), or Southwest 11th Avenue and Alder Street (to Portland State University).

JELD-WEN Field MAX Station, located on Southwest Yamhill Street at 17th Avenue.

Kings Hill/SW Salmon St Station, located on Southwest 18th Avenue at Salmon Street.

Goose Hollow/SW Jefferson St Station, located on Southwest 18th Avenue at Jefferson Street.

MAX Blue Line enters the 3-mile Robertson Tunnel.

Washington Park Station, located on Southwest Knights Boulevard at the Oregon Zoo. Washington Park Station is the last stop in Zone 1.

There are no stops in Zone 2.

MAX Blue Line exits the Robertson Tunnel.

Sunset Transit Center, located on Southwest Barnes Road at Highway 217. Sunset Transit Center is the first stop in Zone 3.

Beaverton Transit Center, located on Southwest Lombard Avenue north of Canyon Road.

Beaverton Central Station, located on Southwest Hall Boulevard north of Canyon Road.

Millikan Way Station, located on Southwest Millikan Way at 141st Avenue.

Beaverton Creek Station, located on Southwest 153rd Drive south of Jenkins Road.

Merlo/SW 158th Ave Station, located on Southwest Merlo Road at 158th Avenue.

Elmonica/SW 170th Ave Station, located on Southwest 170th Avenue at Baseline Road.

Willow Creek/SW 185th Ave Transit Center, located on Southwest 185th Avenue at Salix Terrace.

Quatama/NW 205th Ave Station, located on Northwest Quatama Street at 205th Avenue.

Orenco/NW 231st Ave Station, located on Northwest 231st Avenue at Campus Court.

Hawthorn Farm Station, located on Northeast Elam Young Parkway south of Cornell Road.

Fair Complex/Hillsboro Airport Station, located on Northeast 34th Avenue south of Cornell Road.

Washington/SE 12th Ave Station, located on Southeast Washington Street at 12th Avenue.

Tuality Hospital/SE 8th Ave Station, located on Southeast Washington Street at 8th Avenue.

Hillsboro Central/SE 3rd Ave Transit Center, located on Southeast Washington Street at 3rd Avenue.

Hatfield Government Center Station, located on Southwest Washington Street at Adams Street.

MAX Blue Line turns around and begins travel toward Portland City Center/Gresham.

To Portland City Center/Gresham, from Hillsboro (Zone 3).

MAX Blue Line travels east from Hatfield Government Center Station, located on Southwest Washington Street at Adams Street, and stops at each of the following stations in the order they are listed:

Hillsboro Central/SE 3rd Ave Transit Center, located on Southeast Washington Street at 3rd Avenue.

Tuality Hospital/SE 8th Ave Station, located on Southeast Washington Street at 8th Avenue.

Washington/SE 12th Ave Station, located on Southeast Washington Street at 12th Avenue.

Fair Complex/Hillsboro Airport Station, located on Northeast 34th Avenue south of Cornell Road.

Hawthorn Farm Station, located on Northeast Elam Young Parkway south of Cornell Road.

Orenco/NW 231st Ave Station, located on Northwest 231st Avenue at Campus Court.

Quatama/NW 205th Ave Station, located on Northwest Quatama Street at 205th Avenue.

Willow Creek/SW 185th Ave Transit Center, located on Southwest 185th Avenue at Salix Terrace.

Elmonica/SW 170th Ave Station, located on Southwest 170th Avenue at Baseline Road.

Merlo/SW 158th Ave Station, located on Southwest Merlo Road at 158th Avenue.

Beaverton Creek Station, located on Southwest 153rd Drive south of Jenkins Road.

Millikan Way Station, located on Southwest Millikan Way at 141st Avenue.

Beaverton Central Station, located on Southwest Hall Boulevard north of Canyon Road.

Beaverton Transit Center, located on Southwest Lombard Avenue north of Canyon Road.

Sunset Transit Center, located on Southwest Barnes Road at Highway 217. Sunset Transit Center is the last stop in Zone 3.

MAX Blue Line enters the 3-mile Robertson Tunnel.

There are no stops in Zone 2.

Washington Park Station, located on Southwest Knights Boulevard at the Oregon Zoo. Washington Park Station is the first stop in Zone 1.

MAX Blue Line exits the Robertson Tunnel.

Goose Hollow/SW Jefferson St Station, located on Southwest 18th Avenue at Jefferson Street.

Kings Hill/SW Salmon St Station, located on Southwest 18th Avenue at Salmon Street.

JELD-WEN Field MAX Station, located on Southwest Yamhill Street at 17th Avenue.

Downtown MAX Stops

Library/SW 9th Ave Station, located on Southwest Yamhill Street at 9th Avenue: Stop ID 8333

First stop Free Rail Zone. Entering Central Business District and downtown Portland. Transfer to the nearby Portland Streetcar at Southwest 10th Avenue and Alder Street (to Good Samaritan Hospital), or Southwest 11th Avenue and Alder Street (to Portland State University).

Pioneer Square South Station, located on Southwest Yamhill Street at 6th Avenue: Stop ID 8334

Transfer to Yellow Line at nearby Pioneer Courthouse/SW 6th Avenue Station, located on Southwest 6th Avenue. Transfer to bus lines serving the Portland Mall.

Mall/SW 4th Ave Station, located on Southwest Yamhill Street at 4th Avenue: Stop ID 8335

Yamhill District Station, located on Southwest Yamhill Street at 1st Avenue: Stop ID 8336

Oak/SW 1st Ave Station, located on Southwest 1st Avenue at Oak Street: Stop ID 8337

Skidmore Fountain Station, located on Southwest 1st Avenue under the Burnside Bridge: Stop ID 8338

Old Town/Chinatown Station, located on Northwest 1st Avenue at Davis Street: Stop ID 8339

 

MAX Blue Line crosses the Willamette River via the Steel Bridge.

Rose Quarter Transit Center, located on North Holladay Street at Wheeler Street. You can transfer to MAX Yellow Line at nearby Interstate/Rose Quarter Station, located on North Interstate Avenue at Multnomah Boulevard.

Convention Center Station, located on Northeast Holladay Street at Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard.

NE 7th Ave Station, located on Northeast Holladay Street at 7th Avenue.

Lloyd Center/NE 11th Ave Station, located on Northeast Holladay Street at 11th Avenue. Lloyd Center/NE 11th Ave Station is the last stop in Zone 1, leaving Free Rail Zone.

Hollywood/NE 42nd Ave Transit Center, located on Northeast 42nd Avenue at Halsey Street. Hollywood/NE 42nd Ave Transit Center is the first stop in Zone 2.

NE 60th Ave Station, located on Northeast 60th Avenue between Halsey Street and Glisan Street.

NE 82nd Ave Station, located on Northeast 82nd Avenue at Halsey Street. NE 82nd Ave Station is the last stop in Zone 2.

Gateway/NE 99th Ave Transit Center, located on Northeast 99th Avenue at Pacific Street. Gateway/NE 99th Ave Transit Center is the first stop in Zone 3.

E 102nd Ave Station, located on East Burnside Street at 102nd Avenue.

E 122nd Ave Station, located on East Burnside Street at 122nd Avenue.

E 148th Ave Station, located on East Burnside Street at 148th Avenue.

E 162nd Ave Station, located on East Burnside Street at 162nd Avenue.

E 172nd Ave Station, located on East Burnside Street at 172nd Avenue.

E 181st Ave Station, located on East Burnside Street at 181st Avenue.

Rockwood/E 188th Ave Transit Center, located on East Burnside Street at 188th Avenue.

Ruby Junction/E 197th Ave Station, located on East Burnside Street at 197th Avenue.

Gresham City Hall Station, located on Northwest Eastman Parkway at Division Street.

Gresham Central Transit Center, located on Northeast 8th Avenue at Kelly Street.

Cleveland Ave Station, located on Northeast 8th Avenue at Cleveland Street.

MAX Blue Line turns around and begins travel toward Portland City Center/Hillsboro.