"Some hope that these improvements will finally jump-start development at a former Fred Meyer site across from the MAX station. The city purchased the site in 2005, and has since created a public art plaza, Plaza del Sol, at the site of the area’s future town center. But no private development has occurred there yet.Obviously, Tri-Met lives in backwards world.
“The idea with this project is to leverage investment in transit into nearby development opportunities,” said Mary Fetsch, a TriMet spokeswoman. “By making the transit area safer and more visible, it will lend a sense of place to the whole area.”
Jun 7, 2010
Rockwood's "Image" was RUINED by light rail
From the DJC online: "MAX improvements could help improve Rockwood's image".