TriMet employees, regional partners help keep transit moving during extreme winter weather

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TriMet’s 2014 snow and ice winter storm wrap up The winter storm – actually three storms in five days – that blew in late last week crippled the region for days and demonstrated the strengths and limits of our regional transportation infrastructure. TriMet crews worked tirelessly for five days to provide transit service during the […]


More shelters coming to MAX Orange Line stations

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Year-long construction and installation of deferred shelters begins in Milwaukie area This week, crews begin a year-long project to construct and install 14 additional shelters at the 10 MAX Orange Line stations. The shelters are among a handful of add-back items that the Federal Transit Administration gave TriMet approval to install after the Portland-Milwaukie Light […]


MAX resumes regular service Sunday, Sept. 4 following Rose Quarter MAX Improvements project

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New improvements rejuvenate a section of the original light rail alignment as we celebrate 30 years of MAX MAX lines will resume regular service at the start of service tomorrow, Sunday, Sept. 4, following the Rose Quarter MAX Improvements project. The project, on the heels of improvements along 1st Avenue in Downtown Portland in May, […]


TriMet to expand service on five bus lines, improve capacity and reliability on others

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New fall service begins Sunday, Sept. 4 TriMet will add more service to five bus lines and improve schedules on 11 others as part of its new fall schedule to increase reliability, better match rider demand, connect people with jobs and ease crowding. The changes take effect on Sunday, Sept. 4. The increased service is […]


Plan ahead as major MAX improvement project closes streets, lanes and crosswalks in Rose Quarter and Lloyd District

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Street closures begin Saturday, Aug. 20; MAX disruption underway Sunday, Aug. 21 MAX riders, auto drivers, cyclists and pedestrians should plan ahead for TriMet’s Rose Quarter MAX Improvements project. The project to replace switches, realign the rails and improve the track bed will disrupt MAX service from the start of service Sunday, Aug. 21 through […]


Plan ahead: Rose Quarter MAX Improvements to temporarily alter service August 21 – September 3

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Signs and service alerts going up to inform riders of service impacts, system improvements TriMet MAX riders should start planning ahead for the upcoming Rose Quarter MAX Improvements. With the project less than two weeks away, signs and service alerts are going up to inform riders about the temporary service adjustments necessary from the start […]