Getting There

General Information

Date: Thursday, September 14th, 2017
Location: World Trade Center Portland | 121 SW Salmon Street, Portland, OR 97205 | View Map 

Ride Your Bike

Arrive at the World Trade Center by bike! There are bike lanes on Hawthorne Bridge crossing the Beautiful Willamette River.

Plan your bicycle trip to downtown trip by using Google Maps or ridethecity.com/portland.

For Google, Simply click on "Get Directions" and select "Bicycling" from the drop­down menu. For ridethecity enter your "where from?" and "Where to?" Designated bicycle parking is available along Salmon Street on the South side of 1 World Trade Center and bike racks are available for tenants in designated secure areas. Most bike parking is covered.

Take Public Transit! TriMet buses service much of the Portland metro area. There are 12 Bus stops within 3 blocks of the World Trade Center with 15 bus lines serving these stops which run every 15 minutes. Click here for assistance in your destination planning using their Trip planner.

Carpool! Driving directions from Portland International Airport (PDX):

  • From Airport Way Merge onto I­205 S toward I­84/ Portland/ Salem
  • Merge onto I­84 W via exit 21B toward Portland Take the I­5 S exit on the left toward Salem/Beaverton ­Take the exit toward Morrison St./ City Center
  • Turn slight right onto Morrison Bridge
  • Take the Naito Pkwy/Front Ave ramp toward I­5 S/ Salem
  • Turn slight right onto SW Naito Pkwy/Front Ave
  • Turn right onto SW Taylor St.
  • Take an immediate left into the parking garage located under Two World Trade Center

Parking: Underground parking can be reached on SW Taylor Street, between SW Front Ave/Naito Pkwy and SW First Street. Parking rates are: M­F, 6:30am­4pm ­ $5 an hour with max of $16 per day. 

EV Charging Stations

The World Trade Center in Portland, Oregon, serves as the headquarters for Portland General Electric, so there are many electric vehicle charging options!

PGE's Electric Avenue is the largest line­up of electric quick­charging stations in downtown, conveniently located across the street from the World Trade Center on SW Salmon Street between First and Second avenues. Electric Avenue features six charging stations, including four Universal quick chargers that can recharge a typical EV in 30 minutes.

The City of Portland charges $1.60 per hour for parking; there is currently no additional fee for the use of the charging station. There are several Blink level 2 charging stations in the 2WTC garage on the P1 level. You'll see them straight ahead as you enter the garage, driving down the ramp. For more information about obtaining a Blink card, and rates, visit https://www.blinknetwork.com

The four Electric Avenue Universal chargers include both SAE Combo and CHAdeMO connectors at a 50 kilowatt rate. CHAdeMO chargers are also available in the 2WTC garage. The two High­Power Level 2 chargers on Electric Avenue are SAE J­1772 connectors at a 19 kilowatt charging rate.

Plugshare.com provides a convenient listing of other charging options in downtown Portland.