offers 79 bus routes, 12 frequent service bus
lines, five MAX light rail routes, and the
nation’s first suburb-to-suburb commuter
rail, the Westide Express Service (WES). In
Portland’s urban core, the Portland Streetcar
network offers two lines that cover downtown
and the central eastside. C-TRAN operates
out of Vancouver, Washington, with 28 bus
routes, seven of which connect the City of
Vancouver to the City of Portland.
In addition, the region has made a substantial investment in bicycle infrastructure,
which has resulted in significant increases
to bicycle ridership throughout the region.
A recent Metro Regional Portland study
found that 4.6% of regional commuters
and 13% of commuters in the central busi-
ness district commute by bike. The city is
host to a handful of car-sharing services
such as Zipcar, Car2go, RelayRides, and
Getaround, and is also launching a bike-
sharing program in July 2016. Private car
app-based services Uber and Lyft have
recently become convenient, cost-effective
ways to get around.
The Portland region embraces sustainable practices in efforts ranging from
land use, transportation, to stormwater
Some notable facts about Portland include
• 33% renewable energy usage compared
to national average of 13 percent.
• Clean Tech Talent Pool: 22 percent
larger than U.S. average.
• 25 percent of Oregon’s energy will
be drawn from renewable sources by
2025; 15 percent of Washington’s by
• 6 percent of workers commute by
bike compared to national average of
• Greater Portland ranked number three
in the 2013 U.S. Clean Tech Leadership Index.
• Portland is home to the highest
concentration of LEED projects in
the nation, has more EV charging
stations per capita than anywhere else,
and its main utility, Portland General
Electric, operates the nation’s leading
green power purchasing program.
• The state capitol building in Salem,
Oregon, is the nation’s first to install
In Greater Portland, life ignites work.
Young, talented, and well-educated people
flock here, bent on building something
better, something more balanced and
meaningful. Be one of them. Don’t miss
the chance to become part of a region that
is pioneering new approaches to industry.
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“In Greater Portland, life ignites work. Young, talented, and well-educated people flock here, bent on building something
better, something more balanced and meaningful. ”
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