As the largest city in Oregon, Portland has many excellent public transportation options.


Bicycles are allowed in the White Stag building. The only bicycle entrance to the building is through the south door under the Burnside Bridge. This entrance is controlled by card key access. Bicycles can be carried down the stairs, or up and down the freight elevator to the bicycle storage area in the basement. Bicycles are not allowed on any floor other than the basement.

  • Bike Barn Storage Area—bicycles can be stored in the designated area in the basement. The Bike Barn is for daily use only. Bicycles deemed to be stored will be impounded. Storage is for working bicycles only. Parts, pieces, and non-functioning bicycles are not allowed.
  • Bike Racks—racks are also available on the Couch Street sidewalk.


Portland’s affordable and convenient bike share program with 1,000 bikes at 100 stations across downtown and several neighborhoods. The system is designed for quick trips, and it’s a fun and affordable way to get around. Find detailed information on how it works, pricing, system map and more here.

Buses and Trains

  • TriMet
    Bus, MAX (Metropolitan Area Express) light rail, and WES (Westside Express Service) commuter rail. Discounted student TriMet passes are available for purchase through White Stag Operations at 503-412-3766.
  • Portland Streetcar


Disclaimer: This list is provided for informational purposes only and does not serve as an endorsement by the university. Students are encouraged to exercise their own good judgment when evaluating transportation methods.