Oregon City to get bicycle tourism center

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Friday, January 18, 2013

Oregon City's vacant Amtrak Station is getting turned into a bicycle tourism center.

The cycle tourism center was proposed by Blane Meier, an Oregon City investment advisor who opened a full-service bike shop on Main Street last year.

The city-owned station at 1757 Washington St. is vacant and is served by a few trains per day. The historic building, once the town's freight depot, lacks any glimmer of life. There's no inside seating, no one on duty, no snack bar, vending machines or payphone.

Meier wants to convert the building into a comfortable way station for visitors, especially those who arrive with bicycles.

Read more at OregonLive.com.

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