Public transit

Go green! Take TriMet’s MAX light rail Red or Blue Lines to Washington Park Station. To get to the Rose Garden, Portland Japanese Garden, and the Hoyt Arboretum Visitor’s Center from there take TriMet’s Bus Line 63 on weekdays and TriMet’s Bus Line 83 on weekends. These buses also provide connection to downtown Portland. For help planning your trip, or additional public transportation questions, please visit

Walk or bicycle

Walking or biking to Washington Park is a fun and healthy way to experience all that Washington Park has to offer. For a map of walking and biking routes to and within the Park check out Portland’s NW Bike map. Additional information on biking in Portland can be found on the Portland Bureau of Transportation’s Active Transportation webpage.


The south entrance to the park is 5 minutes from downtown Portland off Highway 26 West. Take exit 72. For information on parking in Washington Park click here.


The Washington Park Transportation Management Association (TMA)

The goal of the Washington Park TMA is to implement a diverse and innovative package of access management tools that maximize safe and convenient access to and from the Park, its institutions and the adjacent neighborhoods.


The TMA’s Board meetings are open to the public and public comment is welcome contingent on time, as detailed in the WPTMA Board Meeting Policy.   Board meetings are held at 8:00 AM on the second Thursday of every month at the following location:


World Forestry Center’s Merlo Hall conference room

4033 SW Canyon Road

Portland Oregon, 97221.


To view September’s agenda click here.

To view October’s agenda click here.

November’s meeting was cancelled due to inclement weather.

To view December’s agenda click  here

January’s meeting was cancelled.

To view February’s agenda click here.

To view March’s agenda click here.

**Please note, the TMA follows the Portland Public School schedule for inclement weather.  If PPS cancels or postpones school, the TMA will reschedule the board meeting.