Author Archives: Roberta Altstadt

Plan ahead and change travel during Morrison-Yamhill MAX Improvements

by

Track and intersection improvements to disrupt MAX and Portland Streetcar service as well as close streets, sidewalks in downtown Portland The Morrison-Yamhill MAX Improvements will rejuvenate track in one of the oldest sections of the MAX system. But pedestrians, bicyclists and auto drivers will benefit, too, as the project will improve the surface of a […]


Morrison-Yamhill MAX Improvements project to require MAX and Portland Streetcar disruptions

by

Riders urged to alter commutes during three-week project starting April 30 TriMet kicks off another major track project – the Morrison-Yamhill MAX Improvements project – on Sunday, April 30. Crews will be rejuvenating sections of the oldest MAX alignment along SW Morrison and Yamhill streets at 11th and 1st avenues in downtown Portland. Similar to […]


MAX switch machine replacement projects to increase reliability, decrease delays

by

First in series of replacements early Sunday, March 26, requires service adjustments on MAX Blue, Green and Red lines TriMet will soon kick off a switch renewal and replacement project essential to improving MAX on-time performance and the efficient operation of trains. The first in a series of switch machine upgrades to be completed this […]


PBOT partners with City, County, State and transit agencies to launch regional construction coordination initiative, Get Portland Moving

by

Initiative aims to lessen travel impacts of multiple upcoming construction projects in the Central Business District and Cully neighborhood Today, the Portland Bureau of Transportation, the Bureau of Environmental Services, the Portland Water Bureau, Portland Parks & Recreation, Multnomah County, the Oregon Department of Transportation, TriMet, and Portland Streetcar announced Get Portland Moving, an ambitious […]


Gresham City Hall MAX Station to get a new look

by

Riders to experience improved amenities after construction completion this summer TriMet’s ongoing rehabilitation of our oldest MAX stations moves to Gresham, as we begin a full renovation of the Gresham City Hall Station beginning Monday, Jan. 23. The work includes safety and security upgrades, shelter renovations, new TransitTracker monitors, improved lighting, new tactile warning strips […]


Independent analysis finds no systemic racial bias in TriMet fare enforcement

by

Agency pursues opportunities to improve equity of overall fare enforcement efforts including making violations less punitive TriMet has completed the most in-depth evaluation ever of our fare enforcement practices and according to an independent third-party analysis there is no evidence of systemic racial bias. We do, however, intend to use the report to make changes […]


TriMet riders can now make new connections 260 feet underground!

by

Washington Park Station now features Verizon wireless service TriMet’s Washington Park Station is the deepest transit station in North America and now, for the first time, Verizon customers will find themselves connected at the station 260 feet underground. Verizon worked with TriMet to allow MAX riders on the Verizon network to now text, surf the […]