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Getting Around & Maps

Whether you walk, bike, drive, or take public transportation, this is your guide to getting around.

iPhone Apps for Portlanders
With the huge number of iPhone applications out there, you can access local information anytime with your iPhone. Here are some Portland-specific applications to help you navigate the city, whether you need news, traffic, or a nearby happy hour.

Bicycle Transportation Alliance
The Bicycle Transportation Alliance provides news, event listings and information for those who love to bike.

Portland International Airport
Portland's airport is easy to fly in and out of. Find out what you need to know before you go.

Portland Airport
Find out everything you need to know about flying in and out of PDX.

Red Light Intersection Cameras in Portland
Find out which intersections in Portland, OR, have red light cameras.

TriMet
Taking public transportation? Start here to plan your trips on the bus or MAX line.

Carpool in Portland
Drive less, ride more, save money! Find others to carpool with today.

Portland Maps
Type in a street address or intersection and get a map of the surrounding area.

Portland Zip Codes
A listing of zip codes for neighborhoods in Portland, OR

MapClicks
Get interactive maps of Portland as well as tips on events, shopping, and neighborhoods.

Frequently Asked Questions About Zipcar
Learn about Portland's car-sharing program, Flexcar.

MapClicks
Get interactive maps of Portland as well as tips on events, shopping, and neighborhoods.

Get Oriented in Portland
Learn how to find your way around Portland, Oregon.

Riding Public Transportation in Portland
Learn how Portland's public transportation system works. Get tips on riding TriMet buses, MAX trains, and the Portland Streetcar.

Portland Maps
Type in a street address or intersection and get a map of the surrounding area.

TriMet
Taking public transportation? Start here to plan your trips on the bus or MAX line.

Portland Airport
Find out everything you need to know about flying in and out of PDX.

Bicycle Transportation Alliance
The Bicycle Transportation Alliance provides news, event listings and information for those who love to bike.

Car2Go: A New Way to Car Share
Car2Go is making an impact in Portland since launching in March 2012. The service sets itself apart by offering one-way rentals and allowing drivers to terminate their rental and leave the Smart Cars anywhere in central Portland.

Portland's Bike to Work Week 2013
May 13th through 17th of 2013 is National Bike to Work Week, and Friday is the big target: National Bike to Work Day. Have you been meaning to give bike commuting a try, or perhaps you've let a good habit fall by the wayside? Now's your chance to get back in the swing, and add some exercise while lessening your stress on the way to and from the office.

Touring Portlandia: Locations Featured in the TV Series, Seasons 1 & 2
Portlandia, the satirical IFC show based in our fair city, is as much about Portland's quirky hangouts and neighborhoods as it is about its (often offbeat) people. Check out some of the more prominent locations featured in Seasons 1 & 2 of the hit show.

Pedal or drive the Historic Coumbia River Highway, just outside of Portland
The Historic Columbia River Highway is a quick and easy escape from Portland, and it offers spectacular views all along its route. Whether by car, motorcycle or bicycle, this popular excursion offers unparalleled views of the Columbia River Gorge, as well as up close looks at stunning waterfalls and hikes galore -- from challenging to mellow.

Portland's Dog Parks
Portland is quite dog-friendly for a city, with plenty of off-leash areas and fenced in dog parks. Here's a listing of the city's parks and the amenities they provide.

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