Ring in the New Year with TriMet

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Free rides system-wide and extra late-night MAX service on New Year’s Eve

Take the worry out of traveling to and from your New Year’s Eve (NYE) celebrations by taking TriMet, the safe and easy option. In addition to extra late-night MAX service, all rides will be free after 8 p.m.

New Year’s Eve – Tuesday, December 31

Buses
Buses will run on regular weekday schedules.

MAX
MAX Blue, Green and Yellow trains will run on weekday schedules with late-night service running approximately every 35 minutes until about 3 a.m.

  • The last Blue Line trip to Gresham leaves Pioneer Square South at 3:07 a.m. and the last trip to Hillsboro leaves Pioneer Square North at 3:07 a.m.
  • The last Yellow Line trip to Expo Center leaves Pioneer Courthouse/SW 6th at 3:02 a.m. and the last trip to Downtown Portland leaves Expo Center at 2:16 a.m. A trip to Rose Quarter Transit Center and Ruby Junction/E 197th leaves Expo Center at 3:42 a.m.
  • The last Green Line trip to Clackamas leaves from Pioneer Courthouse/SW 6th at 3:10 a.m. and the last trip to Downtown Portland leaves Clackamas Town Center Transit Center at 1:44 a.m.

MAX Red Line trains will run on weekday schedules with shuttle buses carrying riders between Gateway Transit Center and Portland International Airport after train service ends as needed and until approximately 3:30 a.m.

  • The last trip of the night to the Portland International Airport leaves Pioneer Square South at 10:30 p.m. and the last trip of the night to Beaverton Transit Center leaves the airport at 11:49 p.m.

WES Commuter Rail and Portland Streetcar
Both will run on weekday schedules.

New Year’s Day – January 1, 2014

Our 503-238-RIDE Customer Service office and our Ticket Office at Pioneer Courthouse Square will be closed January 1 for the New Year’s holiday. The Online Trip Planner and TransitTracker will reflect the appropriate holiday schedules.

Buses
Buses will run on Sunday schedules. Service may be less frequent, and bus lines that do not normally run on Sundays will not be in service.

MAX
MAX trains will run on Sunday schedules. Service may be less frequent.

WES Commuter Rail
WES will not be in service.

Portland Streetcar
Portland Streetcar will run on Saturday schedules.

Plan ahead

TriMet’s online trip planning tool, TransitTracker, maps and schedules make it easy to plan a trip, with information on travel and walk times, transfers and cost. Visit trimet.org, m.trimet.org for smartphones.

TriMet Tickets mobile app

Need tickets? We have an app for that! Our TriMet Tickets mobile app lets you easily purchase and use tickets and passes instantly on your phone – anywhere, anytime. Just download the free app, register your debit/credit card in our secure system and you’re ready to buy, activate and go. Learn more at trimet.org/mobiletickets.