Author Archives: Roberta Altstadt

Major MAX project to improve service in the Rose Quarter


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 […]

TriMet preps for ‘Excessive Celebration’ in the Rose City


Extra service added for busy Rose Festival parade days The 2016 Rose Festival begins this weekend and promises ‘Excessive Celebration’ in the weeks ahead. Enjoy the festivities and avoid parking hassles by leaving the driving to TriMet. Fireworks, CityFair and more! This weekend’s kick-off includes CityFair, fireworks, RoZone concerts (including Sir Mix-A-Lot!) and the 0.1 […]

MAX on track to resume regular service Sunday following 1st Avenue improvements


New switches and rail, improved track bed and repaired surfaces make for a smoother, quieter and more reliable ride along 1st Avenue MAX is on track to resume regular service Sunday morning, May 22, following the 1st Avenue MAX Improvements project that rejuvenated a section of the original MAX alignment. Crews took a test train […]