Managing growth while preserving and enhancing the beautiful character of Portland

 

THE CURRENT location of the albina & brooklyn yard facilities present serious environmental, mobility, safety, and development challenges. Coupled with our Regions expected increase in Population growth will only furtheR exacerbaTE EXISTING SAFETY AND CONGESTION PROBLEMS.

 
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- Economic Impacts of Congestion Study, 2015

- Economic Impacts of Congestion Study, 2015

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The Solution

To create a new path for Union Pacific that will allow the railroad to travel in less populous areas at higher speeds, with fewer at-grade crossings to maintain, thereby utilizing the existing Albina and Brooklyn Yard beyond a singular-use.