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16.50.300 Vehicles Allowed In Transit Lanes, Auxiliary Vehicular Lanes and on the Transit Mall.

(Amended by Ordinance Nos. 182921 and 183979, effective August 13, 2010.)  The following vehicles may enter upon, stop or park in a transit lane or the Transit Mall:

A.  A vehicle owned or operated by the Tri-County Metropolitan Transportation District of Oregon.

B.  A vehicle so allowed by the terms of a maintenance contract with the City of Portland or TriMet or City Transportation maintenance crews engaged in maintenance.

C.  A police, fire, ambulance, or outpatient vehicle, if performing emergency services.

D.  A vehicle and equipment engaged in emergency response:

1.  Towing;

2.  Snow removal; or

3.  Street, sewer, utility, bus or fire alarm repair.

E.  Street Car.