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Direction to Portland Aerial Tram

There are several ways to reach the Portland Aerial Tram.  Perhaps the easiest is by going to the lower tram which is located at the Center for Health & Healing which is located at 3303 S.W. Bond Ave., Portland, OR.  For directions to the lower tram, please see your options below.

Map of the South Waterfront

By public transportation

Streetcar

Portland Streetcar's NS Line serves South Waterfront and drops off at the Portland Aerial Tram at SW Moody & Gibbs. Pick ups to downtown at OHSU Commons on the east side of the Center for Health & Healing. Find stops, learn about fare and more at www.portlandstreetcar.org.

Bus

TriMet lines 35 and 36 serve South Waterfront. Via the Gibbs Street Pedestrian Bridge, the tram is accessible to lines 9, 17, 19, and 43. Find stops, learn about fare and more at TriMet.org. 

By Car

From the west via Hwy 26

  • Pass through the Vista Tunnel and stay in the center lane to exit onto S.W. Market Street.
  • Stay on Market Street.
  • Cross over Naito Parkway onto S.W. Harbor Drive.
  • At the second light, turn left onto S.W. Harrison.
  • Turn right onto S.W. Moody. (expect delays during construction)
  • Turn left onto S.W. Curry.
  • Turn left onto S.W. Bond.
  • Turn left onto S.W. Whitaker to enter the parking garage.

From the north via I-5 or from the east via Ross Island Bridge

As you cross the river on the Marquam Bridge, stay in the far right lane.

  • Take exit 299A to 43/Lake Oswego/Macadam. As you exit, move to the middle lane.
  • Follow the signs to “South Waterfront.” As the road curves to the left, stay to the left.
  • At the light, turn left onto S.W. Macadam.
  • Turn right onto S.W. Curry.
  • Turn left onto S.W. Bond.
  • Turn left onto S.W. Whitaker to enter the parking garage.

From the north via I-405

  • Follow signs for I-405 (Salem/The Dalles.)
  • Take Exit 1C (S.W. 6th Ave.)
  • Stay in left lane and follow signs for 6th Ave./City Center/Auditorium.
  • Turn left onto S.W. 6th Ave .
  • Turn right onto S.W. Harrison.
  • Cross over S.W. Naito Parkway.
  • Turn right onto S.W. Moody Ave. (expect delays during construction)
  • Turn left onto S.W. Curry.
  • Turn left onto S.W. Bond.
  • Turn left onto S.W. Whitaker to enter the parking garage.

From downtown Portland

  • Proceed south, then turn left onto S.W. Harrison Street.
  • Cross over Naito Parkway.
  • Turn right onto S.W. Moody. (expect delays during construction)
  • Turn left onto S.W. Curry.
  • Turn left onto S.W. Bond.
  • Turn left onto S.W. Whitaker to enter the parking garage.

From the south via S.W. Barbur Blvd.

  • Travel north on S.W. Barbur Blvd.
  • Exit onto S.W. Naito Parkway.
  • Turn right onto S.W. Harrison.
  • Turn right onto S.W. Moody. (expect delays during construction)
  • Turn left onto S.W. Curry.
  • Turn left onto S.W. Bond.
  • Turn left onto S.W. Whitaker to enter the parking garage.

From the south via S.W. Macadam or Sellwood Bridge

  • Travel north on S.W. Macadam.
  • Turn right onto S.W. Curry.
  • Turn left onto S.W. Bond.
  • Turn left onto S.W. Whitaker to enter the parking garage.

Parking

The OHSU Center for Health & Healing offers patients free parking in the center’s parking garage. The entrance to the garage is on S.W. Whitaker, directly across the street from the center.