Author Archives: Tim Becker

TriMet’s WES Commuter Rail bypasses traffic congestion to connect people with jobs, schools


As dawn begins to unveil the railroad tracks that snake northward from the Wilsonville WES Commuter Rail Station, Glenice Driskell steps into the familiar, warm, and quiet railcar. The comfortable cabin has become her faithful connection between home and school at Portland Community College’s Sylvania campus where she attends classes two full days a week. […]

TriMet launching multi-year, multi-million dollar elevator improvement program


Rider Support team, elevator-specific alerts and detailed directions at help riders navigate closures. TriMet is launching a major elevator improvement program to upgrade or replace 19 elevators throughout our system during a multi-year, $22 million project. The project includes heavily-used outdoor elevators along the MAX Blue, Green and Red lines in northeast Portland. The […]