Transportation - Pioneer Courthouse Square


Public Transit

TriMet’s MAX (Metropolitan Area Express) Light Rail connects downtown Portland with Beaverton, Clackamas, Gresham, Hillsboro, North/Northeast Portland and the Portland International Airport. Trains run about every 15 minutes most of the day, every day. In addition, TriMet buses serve the Portland metro area, and many bus lines connect with MAX Light Rail, WES Commuter Rail and the Portland Streetcar.

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Riding your bike today? No problem! There is plenty of pedal parking near the Square. See below for a map of bicycle parking locations.




SmartPark is Portland’s most affordable and conveniently located parking. Shoppers, business clients and visitors enjoy 6 downtown City-owned SmartPark public facilities with nearly 4,000 public spaces. SmartPark garages offer the lowest short-term hourly rates and are close to your favorite restaurant, retailer and cultural venue. In addition, parking garages and flat-lots all over the Downtown core make visiting the Square a breeze!



Take exit 2A for Couch Street off of I-405 South. Take SW Alder Street to SW Morrison Street. Merge onto NW 15th Avenue. Turn left onto SW Alder Street, turn right onto SW Broadway. The Square will be on your right.
Keep left on I-405 North, follow signs for City Center/Beaverton. Take exit 2A toward Salmon Street/Providence Park. Merge onto SW 14th Avenue, turn right onto SW Alder Street, then turn right onto SW Broadway. The Square will be on your right.
Take Highway 43 North towards Portland. As you approach the Ross Island Bridge, keep right at the fork, follow signs for City Center and merge onto SW Kelly Avenue. Turn right onto SW Naito Parkway then turn left onto SW Morrison Street. The Square will be on your left, just past SW Broadway.
Follow signs for Morrison Bridge via SE Morrison Street. Cross the Morrison Bridge and turn left onto SW Broadway. Continue on SW Broadway until you see the Square on your right, just past SW Morrison St.
Take Highway 26 East to SW Market Street. Take the I-405 Exit, merge onto SW Market Street. Turn left onto SW 12th Avenue, then turn right onto SW Alder. Turn right onto SW Broadway, the Square will be on your right.

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Pioneer Courthouse Square is located in the heart of downtown Portland at 701 SW 6th Avenue bordered by SW Yamhill, SW Morrison and SW Broadway. All TriMet MAX lines centrally converge at Pioneer Courthouse Square as do countless bus lines. For convenient access, there are nearly a dozen parking garages and ample bike parking within a three block radius of the Square.