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Getting to Metro Regional Center

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Metro Regional Center is at 600 NE Grand Ave. in Northeast Portland's Lloyd District. View a map showing transit and parking options. Link to trip planning tools for bikers, walkers, transit riders and drivers.


Metro Regional Center is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Metro Store is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Metro Regional Center is closed on federal holidays and the day after Thanksgiving.

Getting there

Metro Regional Center is on TriMet bus line 6 and just a few blocks from the Rose Quarter Transit Center, two MAX stations and several other bus lines. Google and TriMet offer multimodal trip planning tools that offer directions for bikers, walkers, transit riders and drivers.

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Large thumbnail map to Metro Regional Center, 600 NE Grand Ave., Portland

Download an 8.5" x 11" map that includes bus routes and parking lots

New Irving Street Garage visitor parking policy

As of Sept. 1, 2011, visitor parking is no longer validated. See below for a list of parking options for visitors conducting business at the Metro Regional Center:  

  • Irving Street Garage, 600 NE Grand Ave ($6 daily)
  • Lloyd Center Tower, 825 NE Multnomah ($2 hourly; $8 daily)
  • Liberty Centre,  650 NE Holladay ($2 hourly; $8 daily)
  • Lloyd 700 Building, 700 NE Multnomah ($2 hourly; $8 daily)
  • 7th and Holladay ($8 daily)
  • 1201 Building, 1201 NE Lloyd ($6 daily)
  • Lloyd Doubletree, 1000 NE Multnomah  ($8 daily)
  • State of Oregon (surface), 800 NE Oregon ($1 hourly; $8 daily)

Electric vehicle charging stations

Blink EV charging stations are available in the public parking areas of the Oregon Convention Center, Portland Expo Center and Metro’s regional headquarters, allowing drivers of electric vehicles to park and plug in with ease and convenience.

EV drivers must use a Blink Card to access electricity at the three Metro facilities. The card is available for free at A Blink Network map is also available on the site.

The following level two charging stations are available:

  • Oregon Convention Center: two stations
  • Expo Center: three stations
  • Metro Regional Center: two stations

 Learn more about the charging stations in a Metro news story

Bike there!

Covered bike racks are located on the north plaza and inside the Irving Street visitor garage.

Map your route

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Other Metro facilities

Follow these links for information about Metro's other facilities, transfer stations, parks and visitor venues.

Places to go

Find a park, nature trail, picnic spot, bike route, hiking trail, boating facility or other regional attraction near you. Check out the hours, get directions and discover cool stuff to do.

Art and business venues

Metro owns and operates the Oregon Convention Center and the Portland Expo Center and operates Portland’5 Centers for the Arts.

Metro's garbage and recycling transfer stations

Metro's two transfer stations accept trash and recyclables from citizens, businesses and commercial waste haulers. Hazardous waste facilities are next to these stations. Find rates, fees and how to prepare a load.

Where to take hazardous waste

Bring unwanted hazardous household products such as pesticides, leftover paint, solvents and automotive fluids to one of Metro's hazardous waste facilities to be recycled or disposed of safely.

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