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Where I live:
Why I ride:
TriMet has made it possible for me to hike in areas all around the Metro area, including all the trails in Forest Park. This has greatly helped me regain my physical and mental health.
What modes I use:
MAX, Bus, Streetcar, Rental Car
“This has greatly helped me regain my physical and mental health.”
My favorite things to do while riding:
The thing I like best about living in the Portland area:
The great flexibility in activities, even if you are elderly and/or disabled.
I am 66 years old and my health had deteriorated to the point where I could not even walk two city blocks without bending over to rest my hands on my knees to relieve back pain. Since beginning a walking routine, I have walked as much as 21 miles in a single day.