PlannersWeb & PCJ Editor Wayne Senville

Editor’s Notes & Interviews

illustration by Paul Hoffman for the Planning Comm'rs Journal

Notes, updates, and interviews by Planning Commissioners Journal & PlannersWeb Editor Wayne Senville


MAX light rail train arriving at Orenco Station from Hillsboro, heading to Portland and Gresham.

Is Orenco Station on Track?

Orenco Station is both an actual light-rail station and the name of a 209 acre “transit-oriented” development adjacent to the station. They’re both in Hillsboro, Oregon, a fast growing suburb of Portland, and home to the state’s “Silicon Forest.”