TriMet preps for ‘Excessive Celebration’ in the Rose City

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Extra service added for busy Rose Festival parade days The 2016 Rose Festival begins this weekend and promises ‘Excessive Celebration’ in the weeks ahead. Enjoy the festivities and avoid parking hassles by leaving the driving to TriMet. Fireworks, CityFair and more! This weekend’s kick-off includes CityFair, fireworks, RoZone concerts (including Sir Mix-A-Lot!) and the 0.1 […]


MAX on track to resume regular service Sunday following 1st Avenue improvements

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New switches and rail, improved track bed and repaired surfaces make for a smoother, quieter and more reliable ride along 1st Avenue MAX is on track to resume regular service Sunday morning, May 22, following the 1st Avenue MAX Improvements project that rejuvenated a section of the original MAX alignment. Crews took a test train […]


TriMet Tickets app now helps riders connect to other transportation options

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“RideTap” can be launched in TriMet’s mobile ticket app, includes Lyft and car2go options TriMet riders now have the ability to connect with other transportation options as part of a new feature in our TriMet Tickets mobile app, called RideTap, developed by moovel North America (formerly GlobeSherpa). TriMet is the first U.S. transit agency to […]


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 […]