Five Million Riders and Counting!
11/08/10 Portland, Ore.
On Monday evening, the Portland Aerial Tram reached another significant milestone: 5 million riders. At 4:28 p.m. Mashhur Hasan, an Intel employee and father of an OHSU patient, became the 5 millionth person to ride the tram. To celebrate the historic ride, Mashhur and his son were given tram T-shirts, binoculars and bookmarks.
Since the Portland Aerial Tram’s opening in December 2006, the tram cabins have travelled 186,638 round trips. The tram has operated a total of 13,123 hours.
ADDITIONAL TRAM STATS
Weekday operating hours for the Portland Aerial Tram are 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Operating hours on Saturdays are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The cost to ride the Portland Aerial Tram is $4 per person. Children 6 and under ride free.