Amtrak Station

This project leveraged existing infrastructure, located at 1757 Washington St, Oregon City, OR 97045 and assets to put Oregon City on the map of one of the region's most popular transit lines - Amtrak's Cascades Line.

Blighted Conditions:

  • Lack of access to regional transit lines in Oregon City
  • Underutilized rail infrastructure and underdeveloped surrounding land

Improvements:

  • Transported unused historic train depot from another location to the site of the new station
  • Constructed raised boarding platform and parking lot complete with extensive landscaping

Impact:

  • Economic
    • Raises economic profile of Oregon City as a destination on the popular Cascades Amtrak line
    • Daily ridership has increased 22% since 2011 as daily commuters to Portland save money on gas and parking
  • Livability
    • Provides a comfortable, inexpensive and fast transportation option for regional trips
    • Offers potential to avoid traffic congestion on regional highways
  • Sustainability
    • Encourages more sustainable and energy-efficient regional transportation

Before

After

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