Riders advised to plan for Bridge Pedal delays, ticket vending machine disruption
TriMet service will be impacted on Sunday morning, August 12 due to Providence Bridge Pedal. The annual biking/walking event will cross ten bridges and travel on streets in and around Downtown Portland, which will lead to some detours and delays.
Bus service impacts
Beginning at 5 a.m. through noon, or when the event concludes, 19 bus lines will be detoured. Affected stops will be posted with service information directing riders to nearby and temporary stops.
- 6-Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
- 8-Jackson Park/NE 15th Ave
- 12-Barbur/Sandy Blvd
- 15-Belmont/NW 23rd Ave
- 17-Holgate/NW 21st Ave
- 44-Capitol Highway/Mocks Crest
- 54-Beaverton-Hillsdale Hwy
- 56-Scholls Ferry Rd
- 70-12th Ave
- 72-Killingsworth/82nd Ave
- 73-NE 33rd Ave
MAX service impacts
The Bridge Pedal routes cross the MAX tracks in a handful of locations. Riders should expect 10 to 15 minute delays as trains are held at times.
Ticket vending machine disruption
TriMet’s ticket vending machines will go through an annual security test early on the morning of Sunday, Aug. 12 that is required by the payment card industry. During the work machines system wide will not be able to process credit card transactions.
- 1:30 a.m. – 5:30 a.m., Sunday, Aug. 12
- No credit card transactions
- Cash only transactions
Riders should consider purchasing tickets ahead of time. TriMet offers tickets in a convenient book of ten that can be validated for use on the system at any time.