Preparations for 1st Ave MAX Improvements project to close streets starting May 2

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MAX service adjusted, reduced May 8 – 20 Two streets in downtown Portland will close Monday, May 2, including NW Couch Street, as preparations begin for TriMet’s 1st Ave MAX Improvements project. During the project, the MAX alignment on 1st Avenue from SW Morrison to NW Davis will be shut down as crews replace switches […]


Help us improve bike access to transit!

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Give feedback on our draft Bike Plan that will help guide future investments in biking facilities and access to transit TriMet is creating a Bike Plan that will serve as a roadmap to help guide future investments in biking infrastructure and amenities. The plan is focused on making bike and transit trips easier, safer and […]


Crimes reported by TriMet customers on the system drop more than 40 percent

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TriMet, Transit Police targeting sharp increase in crimes against employees TriMet and Transit Police credit a drop in reported crimes against customers to a more targeted deployment of officers and resources, as well as riders doing their part by keeping a closer eye on their belongings. But an increase in crimes against employees is troubling […]


More bus service coming for riders this fall and next spring

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TriMet board approves improvements for nine bus lines TriMet will expand bus service on nine lines during fiscal year 2017 to improve reliability, better match rider demand, connect people with jobs and ease crowding. The TriMet board of directors approved the service expansion today. The fall and spring service changes include adding earlier and later trips to […]


MAX riders: Think twice before buying a monthly TriMet pass for May

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Two-week MAX improvement project to disrupt service, extremely limit space on trains TriMet’s monthly passes for May go on sale April 20, 2016 but before you buy yours, think twice. MAX riders may want to get a book of tickets instead, as a significant MAX improvement project will disrupt MAX service for two weeks in […]


TriMet to test safety systems on WES trains this weekend

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The work means crossing gates will be deployed Saturday and Sunday between Beaverton and Wilsonville On Saturday, April 16 and Sunday, April 17, TriMet will operate out-of-service WES Commuter Rail trains between Beaverton and Wilsonville to begin testing of a positive train control (PTC) system that will ensure safer operations. While WES trains are in […]