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Gresham, Oregon

-Barlow , and Reynolds (Reynolds School District (Oregon)). Mount Hood Community College is also located in Gresham. Transportation Highways Gresham is accessed from Interstate 84 (Interstate 84 in Oregon) and U.S. Route 26 (U.S. Route 26 in Oregon). Mass transit

Rockwood E. 188th Ave. (Rockwood East 188th Avenue) Gresham is serviced by TriMet's bus system and the MAX Light Rail Blue Line (MAX Blue Line), which includes the following MAX stations: *East 162nd Avenue * East 172nd Avenue

Angeles and reunited with his agent from Portland, Rachelle Ryan, who is now a manager in Los Angeles. In late 2007, a series of attacks (assault) against TriMet passengers, particularly on the MAX Blue Line in Gresham (Gresham, Oregon), led to increased public scrutiny of the security of the Portland transit system as a whole. Fareless Square was called into question as part of this inquiry, as it was alleged that the perpetrators


Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce

-Maria (Montreal Metro) Villa-Maria stations in Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, and the Snowdon (Snowdon (Montreal Metro)), Côte-Sainte-Catherine (Côte-Sainte-Catherine (Montreal Metro)), Plamondon (Plamondon (Montreal Metro)), Namur (Namur (Montreal Metro)) and De La Savane (De La Savane (Montreal Metro)) stations in Côte-des-Neiges. The borough is served by four stations on the Blue line (Line 5 Blue (Montreal Metro)), all of which are in Côte-des-Neiges: Snowdon, Côte-des-Neiges (Côte-des-Neiges (Montreal Metro)), Université-de-Montréal (Université-de-Montréal (Montreal Metro)) and Édouard-Montpetit (Édouard-Montpetit (Montreal Metro)). The borough is currently served by two stations on four lines on the Agence métropolitaine de transport's commuter rail (Commuter rail in North America) network. The Vendôme (Vendôme (AMT)) station, in Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, is served by three lines, the Vaudreuil-Hudson line (Vaudreuil-Hudson Line (AMT)), the Blainville–Saint-Jérôme line (Blainville–Saint-Jérôme Line (AMT)) and the Candiac line (Candiac Line (AMT)). The Canora (Canora (AMT)) station in Côte-des-Neiges is served by the Deux-Montagnes line (Deux-Montagnes Line (AMT)). This station will also be served by the Repentigny-Mascouche line (Repentigny-Mascouche Line (AMT)) upon its projected opening in 2013. The borough is traversed by the Décarie Expressway. Education Colleges and universities thumb The Roger-Gaudry pavilion of the Université de Montréal (File:Tour UdeM.JPG). Two universities are located in the borough. Université de Montréal and École Polytechnique de Montréal are located on Édouard Montpetit Boulevard in Côte-des-Neiges. HEC Montréal, the independent affiliated business school of Université de Montréal, is located nearby on Côte-Sainte-Catherine Road. Concordia University's Loyola campus, is located on Sherbrooke Street West (Sherbrooke Street) in Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, near Montreal West (Montreal West, Quebec). Primary and secondary schools The ''Commission scolaire de Montréal'' operates Francophone public schools. The English Montreal School Board (EMSB) operates Anglophone public schools. Several private high schools are located in the borough. These include the francophone ''Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf'', ''Collège Notre-Dame'' and ''Collège International Marie de France'', the bilingual Villa Maria High School (Villa Maria (school)) and the anglophone Lower Canada College and Loyola High School (Loyola High School (Montreal)). Public libraries The borough has four libraries of the Montreal Public Libraries Network: Benny, ''Bibliothèque interculturelle'', Côte-des-Neiges, and Notre-Dame-de-Grâce. "Les bibliothèques par arrondissement." Montreal Public Libraries Network. Retrieved on December 7, 2014. Attractions Attractions in the borough include the Segal Centre for Performing Arts, Snowdon Theatre (Snowdon Theatre (Montreal)), the Empress Theatre (Empress Theatre (Montreal)), Saint Joseph's Oratory and the Gibeau Orange Julep fast-food restaurant. The Notre-Dame-des-Neiges Cemetery is also located in the borough. Demographics ). Herzliah and United Talmud Torah's campus in the Saint-Laurent (Saint-Laurent, Quebec) borough (known as the Beutel campus) was closed down and consolidated with the Snowdon campus in 2011. Two additional elementary school campuses existed in the Côte Saint-Luc (Côte Saint-Luc, Quebec) neighbourhood and Chomedey (Chomedey, Quebec), but were closed down and merged with the other branches. thumb 185px Part of Plaza Côte-des-Neiges in Montreal, as seen at night. (Image:PlazaCDNNight.jpg) The '''Plaza Côte-des-Neiges''' is a mid-size two stories mall located in the Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce borough of Montreal, Quebec, Canada and constructed in 1968. It is operated by Gestion Plaza Cote-des-Neiges which has its headquarters in the office building adjacent to the mall. The main offices of the board are at 6000, Fielding Avenue in the Notre-Dame-de-Grâce district of the borough (boroughs of Montreal) of Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce. The building was formerly occupied by the Protestant School Board of Greater Montreal (PSBGM).


Downtown Portland

to as the ''Eastside'' MAX line, so as to distinguish it from the Westside MAX project. The east-west line has always been operated as a single, through route, and it became known as the MAX Blue Line Blue Line

faq.htm accessdate 2008-01-03 As mayor, Clark created the nationally recognized 12-Point Homeless Plan, supported the growth of mass transit, including the MAX Light Rail line to Gresham, Oregon, aided downtown (Downtown Portland) development, and initiated and led the campaign to build the Oregon Convention Center. History Construction of TriMet’s Westside MAX project (MAX Blue Line#Westside MAX) began in 1994, with the Fairplex station opening

; The '''Quatama Northwest 205th Avenue station''' is a light rail station on the MAX Blue Line in Hillsboro, Oregon, United States. The station is the 13th stop westbound on the Westside MAX from Downtown Portland and includes a park and ride lot. Quatama Station is named after the area which includes Quatama Road to the south of the station. Opened in 1998, the stop is near high-tech industries and the Amberglen business park that includes Oregon Health & Science


Clayton, Missouri

founder Jack Taylor (Jack C. Taylor) location Clayton, Missouri, United States key_people Andrew C. Taylor, Chairman & CEO Donald A Ross, Vice Chairman


Koreatown, Los Angeles

Line begins at Union Station and travels southwest through Downtown Los Angeles, passing the Civic Center, Pershing Square (near the Historic Core) and the Financial District. At in the city's Mid-Wilshire Koreatown, Los Angeles Koreatown

Line (Los Angeles Metro) Metro Blue Line . From here, the train follows 7th Street west through Pico-Union and Westlake, arriving at in the city's Mid-Wilshire Koreatown (Koreatown, Los Angeles) district. Up to this point, track is shared with the Metro Red Line (Red Line (Los Angeles Metro)): at Wilshire Vermont, the two lines diverge. The Purple Line continues west for one additional mile, and terminates at

;ref name TheUnsinkableRoz *Wilshire Center Koreatown (Koreatown, Los Angeles) (connects with the Metro Red Line (Red Line (Los Angeles Metro)), Metro Purple Line (Purple Line (Los Angeles Metro)) ) Route The Purple Line begins at Union Station and travels southwest through Downtown Los Angeles, passing the Civic Center, Pershing Square (near the Historic Core) and the Financial District. At , travelers can connect to the Blue


Kiryat Shmona

above sea level (Above mean sea level). Earthquakes The city is located above the Dead Sea Transform faultline, and as a result, is one of the cities in Israel most at risk to earthquakes (along with Safed, Beit She'an, Tiberias, and Eilat). Experts Warn: Major Earthquake Could Hit Israel Any Time By Rachel Avraham, staff writer for United With Israel Date: Oct 22, 2013 Demographics According to CBS, in 2001 the ethnic makeup of the city was 97.9% Jewish and other non-Arabs, without a significant Arab population. In 2001 there were 121 immigrant settlers. The Jewish population of the town is largely of Sephardi (Sephardi Jews) and Mizrahi (Mizrahi Jews) heritage, and many are industrial workers employed in local small industry and in neighboring kibbutzim. According to CBS, in 2001 there were 10,800 males and 10,700 females. The population of the city was spread out with 33.5% 19 years of age or younger, 19.8% between 20 and 29, 19.3% between 30 and 44, 15.3% from 45 to 59, 3.5% from 60 to 64, and 8.5% 65 years of age or older. The population growth rate in 2001 was 1.8%. Economy thumb Meytav, Israel's largest technology incubator, is based in Kiryat Shmona. Pictured above is one of their company labs in 2007. (File:Norman Sandberg and Meytav lab by David Shankbone.jpg) Income According to CBS, as of 2000, in the city there were 8,303 salaried workers and 467 are self-employed. The mean monthly wage in 2000 for a salaried worker in the city is 4,306 shekels (New Israeli Shekel), a real change of 4.6% over the course of 2000. Salaried males have a mean monthly wage of 5,443 shekels (a real change of 7.1%) versus 3,065 shekels for females (a real change of −2.2%). The mean income for the self-employed is 6,769. There are 564 people who receive unemployment benefits and 1,655 people who receive an income guarantee. Industry Kiryat Shmona has diverse economic activities among its inhabitants. The town's economy is based on both light industry, involving consumer-oriented products such as communications, information technology, and electronics as well as agriculture on the surrounding lands and tourism. Tourism The town has a cable car link with Manara (Manara, Israel) above in the Naftali mountain range and also is home to an activity center and toboggan run located in the south of the town. In the residential area there is an urban natural space called Park HaZahav. Zahav means ‘gold’ in Hebrew; the park is named after the stream running through it - Ein Zahav Stream – whose source is Ein Zahav (ein spring). Park HaZahav covers 11 hectares in the middle of the city. It comprises many diverse natural resources. In addition to intensive activity areas designated for leisure and play, and open to all, the park contains a diverse, protected, natural area comprising Ein Zahav Stream and HaTachanot Stream (Tachanot refers to two water mills tachana mill which were active along this stream in the past), which flow through the middle of the park. These streams have created different aquatic habitats, including shallow sections, rapids, deep sections and pools that support diverse riparian vegetation that has developed with time into a riparian forest. This isn't common in Israel. The park has a trail that goes through the forest and along the stream. Included in the park are different gardening initiatives by local volunteers, a picnic area, and a playground. The park is used for educational purposes by the community. Education According to CBS, there are 12 schools and 4,339 students in the city. They are spread out as 9 elementary schools and 2,355 elementary school students, and 6 high schools and 1,984 high school students. 49.3% of 12th grade students were entitled to a matriculation certificate


Beaverton, Oregon

. In the late 1970s, a light rail system was proposed to connect Beaverton to downtown Portland, McCarthy, Nancy (November 9, 1979). "Westside transitway options narrowed to 5". ''The Valley Times (Beaverton Valley Times)'' (Beaverton), p. A-1. as part of Metro's (Metro (Oregon regional government)) plans for the region's transportation. In 1990, voters approved funding for Westside MAX (MAX Blue Line#Westside MAX). Mayer, James (November 8, 1990

tracks and platforms, surrounded by bus stops. The eastern track is used by Blue and Green line trains heading towards Hillsboro (Hillsboro, Oregon) and Portland State University, respectively; trains open up to both the side and center platforms. The middle track is to the west of the center platform and used by Beaverton (Beaverton, Oregon)-bound Red Line trains. Finally, the western-most track has a side platform and is used by all trains, with Blue Line trains headed towards Gresham

, Oregon Gresham , Green Line trains towards Clackamas (Clackamas, Oregon), and Red Line trains toward the Airport (Portland International Airport). Portland's light rail system, named ''MAX'' (MAX Light Rail) (short for Metropolitan Area Express), consists of four color-coded lines as of September 2009: *The Blue Line (MAX Blue Line) is a 33-mile (53 km) east-west route. It begins in Hillsboro (Hillsboro, Oregon), a western suburb, passes through Beaverton (Beaverton, Oregon) and downtown Portland, then across the Willamette River, through Northeast Portland and east to the city of Gresham (Gresham, Oregon). The 15-mile line between downtown and Gresham was the first light rail line opened in Portland, in 1986. MAX lines first became designated by colors in 2000. *The Red Line (MAX Red Line) incorporates a 5.6-mile (9 km) north-south addition between the airport (Portland International Airport) and the Gateway Transit Center (Gateway Northeast 99th Avenue Transit Center (MAX station)) near the northeast Portland neighborhood of Parkrose (Parkrose, Portland, Oregon). From that point the line overlaps the Blue Line, running west to downtown and beyond, terminating at the Beaverton Transit Center, where it and the Blue Line meet WES (Westside Express Service), a commuter rail service. Commuter rail The Westside Express Service connects the cities of Wilsonville (Wilsonville, Oregon), Tualatin (Tualatin, Oregon), Tigard (Tigard, Oregon) and Beaverton (Beaverton, Oregon). It is one of only three suburb-to-suburb commuter rail lines in the country, She worked in the Beaverton, Oregon branch of the Hooters chain of restaurants. ''The Girls Next Door'' Season 3 episode broadcast May 6, 2007 '''New Seasons Market''' is a chain of privately-owned neighborhood grocers operating in the Portland (Portland, Oregon) Metro area (metropolitan Area) of Oregon and Washington (Washington (U.S. state)). Founded by three families and 50 of their friends in 1999, the chain currently operates ten stores in Portland, Hillsboro (Hillsboro, Oregon), Beaverton (Beaverton, Oregon), Happy Valley (Happy Valley, Oregon), Vancouver (Vancouver, Washington), and Lake Oswego (Lake Oswego, Oregon) with a new store under construction in Beaverton's Progress Ridge neighborhood. Many of the products offered are organic (organic food) and produced locally in the Pacific Northwest. The stores differ from most grocers by offering natural and conventional products side by side.


Rogers Park, Chicago

''For Rogers Park in Tampa, Florida see Rogers Park, Tampa'' '''Argyle''' is a station (metro station) on the Chicago Transit Authority's 'L' system (Chicago 'L'). It is situated between the Berwyn (Berwyn (CTA)) and Lawrence (Lawrence (CTA)) stations on the Red Line (Red Line (Chicago Transit Authority)), which runs from Rogers Park (Rogers Park, Chicago) at Chicago's northern city limits, through downtown Chicago, to Roseland (Roseland, Chicago). It is an elevated station with a single island platform located at 1118 West Argyle Street in the West Argyle Street Historic District of Chicago's (Chicago) Uptown (Uptown, Chicago) community area.


Queensbury, New York

Just north of the city limits, NY 9L intersects NY 254 (New York State Route 254). The route continues northward through Queensbury, passing Floyd Bennett Memorial Airport and running parallel to the Washington County (Washington County, New York) line on its way toward and eventually across the Blue Line (Blue Line (New York State)) into Adirondack Park. NY 9L intersects NY 149 (New York State Route 149), an east–west Arterial

#County Routes numbered Warren County route . East of this junction, the highway turns to the northeast and crosses the Blue Line (Blue Line (New York State)) into Adirondack Park ahead of an intersection with County Route 7 (Warren County


Sacramento metropolitan area

. The Sacramento Regional Transit District is the local transit agency for Sacramento County and operates two 37.42 mile (60.22 km) long light rail lines, the Blue Line (Blue Line (Sacramento RT)) and Gold Line (Gold Line (Sacramento RT)) that serve Sacramento and its immediate suburbs. Other train stations in the Greater Sacramento area are Davis (Davis (Amtrak station)), Roseville (Roseville (Amtrak station)), Rocklin (Rocklin (Amtrak station)), Auburn (Amtrak station) Auburn


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