After crossing Steel Bridge eastbound, the Yellow Line diverges
from the other three MAX routes at the first cross street to the north. There are four stations in
the Free Rail Zone for the
joint running of the Blue, Red and Green Lines. On its own, the Yellow Line has
but one stop so located, along the median of N Interstate Ave., by the location of the camera at the time of this
The territory east of the river, which contains Oregon Convention Center,
the Rose Garden Arena, numerous hotels and office buildings, and the large
Lloyd Center shopping complex, was not originally part of the original Fareless Square.
It was added into free territory in 2001, well into the MAX era.
The distinctive spires of the convention center
are in the background. And a two car train passes along the original
MAX Eastside route.