Transit

Streetcar and bus in front of RLSB.

Transit services to OHSU includes TriMet, Portland Streetcar, C-TRAN and Portland Aerial Tram.

TriMet, Streetcar and C-Tran all use a  fare system called Hop. The Tram is not part of the Hop system.

Park and Rides offer free parking at over 60 transit locations.

All public transit is ADA accessible.

Explore resources by transit service or OHSU destination below.

TriMet Bus Line 8
TriMet bus

TriMet provides bus, light rail and commuter rail throughout the Portland metro region including Marquam Hill, South Waterfront and OHSU sites throughout Multnomah, Washington and Clackamas counties.

TriMet Light Rail MAX
TriMet MAX light rail

TriMet Fare:

Portland Streetcar at RLSB

Portland Streetcar provides streetcar service throughout Portland's central east and west sides including South Waterfront and Portland Aerial Tram.

Fare:

  • For the general public, Streetcar is $2.50 for 2.5 hours; TriMet fare is valid on Streetcar, but not vice versa. See Portland Streetcar fare.
  • An OHSU badge and/or OHSU Hop Card is valid fare on Streetcar.
C-Tran bus
C-TRAN Express bus

C-Tran Express bus provides peak hour bus service from Vancouver, WA to the Portland metro region including Marquam Hill. C-Tran additionally provides local service in the Vancouver, WA metro area.

Fare:

Portland Aerial Tram and city skyline

Portland Aerial Tram travels between Marquam Hill and South Waterfront. The South Waterfront terminal is serviced by TriMet bus, light rail and Portland Streetcar. The Marquam Hill terminal is serviced by TriMet and C-TRAN bus.

Fare:

  • For the general public, Portland Aerial Tram is $5.65 per day. See more fare options and purchase at gobytram.com/fare.
  • Patients and their visitors may request courtesy tickets from their clinic or any OHSU concierge desk.
  • An OHSU badge is valid fare on Portland Aerial Tram.

OHSU Destinations

Tram

Marquam Hill is accessible via a five-minute ride by tram. See South Waterfront transit connections on this page to take transit to South Waterfront and then the Tram to Marquam Hill.

Routes to Marquam Hill

TriMet 8-Jackson Park/NE 15th is frequent service. On weekdays, its first arrival is 5:50 a.m and its final departure is 12:13 a.m. The OHSU Hospital is Stop ID 5028. 

Take TriMet and C-TRAN lines to Marquam Hill:

TriMet express lines run during the morning and afternoon peak times.

Tram

The South Waterfront Campus is accessible via a five-minute ride by tram. See Marquam Hill transit connections on this page to take transit to Marquam Hill and then the Tram to South Waterfront.

Routes to South Waterfront

Take TriMet and Streetcar lines to South Waterfront:

Additional transit lines are accessible via the Gibbs Street Pedestrian Bridge. The bridge connects from S.W. Gibbs and Kelly in the Lair Hill Neighborhood to S.W. Moody and Gibbs at the Tram. The following TriMet lines are walkable from the Gibbs and Tilikum bridges:

From 7 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m,  a shuttle runs from TriMet's Willow Creek Station to OHSU's West Campus every 15 minutes.

Willow Creek is served by the following TriMet lines:

OHSU has over a dozen neighborhood locations around the region accessible by transit. Use TriMet's full system map or, for destinations outside the TriMet system, plan a transit trip with Google Maps.