Author Archives: Mary Fetsch

About Mary Fetsch

I'm TriMet's Chief Media Relations Officer, a daily cyclist and love the local craft beer scene.

TriMet releases Fiscal Year 2017 proposed budget that expands bus service, improves system reliability and adds 50 new buses


Budget includes a 4 percent increase in bus service and no fare increase TriMet today released its Fiscal Year 2017 proposed budget that continues investment in expanding bus service, improving MAX reliability and adding 50 new buses to the fleet. The FY2017 budget priorities also include $11.6 million to improve MAX tracks, switches and signals […]

Overall approval of TriMet remains high


2015 Attitude & Awareness Survey tracks agency’s performance, services and ridership Overall public approval of TriMet remains high based on the just-released 2015 Attitude & Awareness Survey, and continues to demonstrate strong approval of the agency’s performance. DHM Research conducted the annual telephone survey that tracks TriMet’s performance, services and ridership. • Overall rider satisfaction […]

TriMet investment in bike parking facilities grows


Grants and local funds help pay for the improvements TriMet continues to plan for and invest in bike parking facilities as a key ingredient to accessing transit. As riders around the region look to combine bike trips with transit, providing a variety of bike parking is a necessary component and attractive alternative to bringing a […]