Author Archives: Roberta Altstadt

Gresham City Hall MAX Station to get a new look

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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

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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!

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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 […]


Plan ahead as major MAX improvement project closes streets, lanes and crosswalks in Rose Quarter and Lloyd District

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Street closures begin Saturday, Aug. 20; MAX disruption underway Sunday, Aug. 21 MAX riders, auto drivers, cyclists and pedestrians should plan ahead for TriMet’s Rose Quarter MAX Improvements project. The project to replace switches, realign the rails and improve the track bed will disrupt MAX service from the start of service Sunday, Aug. 21 through […]


Plan ahead: Rose Quarter MAX Improvements to temporarily alter service August 21 – September 3

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Signs and service alerts going up to inform riders of service impacts, system improvements TriMet MAX riders should start planning ahead for the upcoming Rose Quarter MAX Improvements. With the project less than two weeks away, signs and service alerts are going up to inform riders about the temporary service adjustments necessary from the start […]


Major MAX project to improve service in the Rose Quarter

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Improvement work to disrupt MAX lines, reduce frequency Aug. 21 – Sept. 3; plan ahead before purchasing monthly pass TriMet’s next major track project to improve MAX service, increase reliability and help keep trains running on-time is a month away. The Rose Quarter MAX Improvements project will disrupt MAX Blue, Green and Red lines and […]