Author Archives: Roberta Altstadt

TriMet launches international search for next general manager

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Stakeholder, public input sought on next TriMet leader Details of this post have been updated. TriMet and the agency’s Board of Directors will conduct an international search for the next general manager to lead the region’s largest transit provider. Current General Manager Neil McFarlane announced on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017 that he will be retiring […]


#Rally4Transit: TriMet, C-TRAN and Portland Streetcar urge congressional support of public transit

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TriMet, C-TRAN and Portland Streetcar join transit agencies across the country in support of #Rally4Transit, a unified effort urging continued federal funding of public transportation infrastructure investments. Public transit provides access to opportunity, connecting people to jobs, education, services and entertainment. It also generates economic benefits, helps communities attract business development, supports job growth and […]


TriMet to institute long-term exclusions for serious offenses to help keep riders and employees safe

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Periodic reviews required for exclusions longer than one year On Wednesday, August 9, TriMet’s Board of Directors approved an ordinance that will give TriMet the ability to issue long-term exclusions, including lifetime exclusions. The ordinance specifically states that long-term exclusions may only be imposed on someone who commits “a serious physical offense” against another person […]


TriMet adopts new national standard crime reporting system for more comprehensive tracking of offenses

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Change in reporting processes aligns with Portland Police Bureau, does not allow for direct comparison with previous TriMet reported crime statistics 2016 statistics show most offenses against customers still involve property; offenses against operators continue to pose challenge TriMet has adopted the National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) to track and calculate reported crime on the […]


Time to hop on board as TriMet, C-TRAN and Portland Streetcar officially launch Hop Fastpass™ – your new ticket to ride

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Hop allows riders to use one fare system throughout the Portland-Vancouver region; provides benefits including daily and monthly ride savings, auto-loading and lost-card protection TriMet and partners C-TRAN and Portland Streetcar celebrate the launch of Hop Fastpass™ — a new and better way to pay your transit fare seamlessly throughout the Portland-Vancouver region. Hop is […]


Check out the upgraded Gresham City Hall MAX Station

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Station renovation ends with brighter atmosphere, new amenities Crews have completed the renovations of the Gresham City Hall MAX Station, upgrading amenities at one of TriMet’s oldest light rail stations. The station improvements include: safety and security upgrades shelter renovations new TransitTracker monitors improved lighting new tactile warning strips on platform edges Crews began station […]


Division Transit Project open house seeks public feedback

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Online and in-person open house provide updates on project design and progress On Thursday, June 29, TriMet’s Division Transit Project staff will host an open house to update the public on the current design and progress of the project. The community is invited to attend the event to learn about the proposed project route, station […]