A Portland transit planner from the days when buses were the primary means of getting around says the system is headed in the wrong direction and service is declining.
Aug 23, 2010 EnzymePDX.com
Residents and visitors to downtown Portland have long enjoyed taking buses, LRT, and streetcar within a perimeter known as Fareless Square at no cost. While the MAX and streetcar will remain 'fareless', the bus will cost you. New name: Free Rail Zone
Jan 11, 2010 OregonLive.com