Author Archives: Andrew Longeteig

About Andrew Longeteig

I’m TriMet’s Communications Coordinator. I share what’s happening at the agency with the media and general public. When I’m not working, I’ll either be watching the Blazers or at a rock concert.

TriMet to expand service on five bus lines, improve capacity and reliability on others

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New fall service begins Sunday, Sept. 4 TriMet will add more service to five bus lines and improve schedules on 11 others as part of its new fall schedule to increase reliability, better match rider demand, connect people with jobs and ease crowding. The changes take effect on Sunday, Sept. 4. The increased service is […]


TriMet plans for hundreds of new buses with five-year purchase contract from FY2019 through FY2023

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New buses to replace older ones, help meet service expansion needs TriMet’s board approved a contract Wednesday to provide 33 new diesel buses for fiscal year 2019—with an option for 257 more from fiscal years 2020 through 2023—to replace older buses and expand the overall fleet. The 33 new buses allow TriMet to reach the […]


TriMet expands parking options in Milwaukie with new Park & Ride opening Aug. 1 near MAX Orange Line

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90 parking spaces added adjacent to the SE Park Ave Parking Garage Correction 10/14/16: A total of 90 designated parking spots are allocated to Park & Ride use at this lot. In previous version we noted up to 150 spaces, with 90 priority spaces for transit use. TriMet is expanding parking options with the opening […]


TriMet Tickets app now helps riders connect to other transportation options

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“RideTap” can be launched in TriMet’s mobile ticket app, includes Lyft and car2go options TriMet riders now have the ability to connect with other transportation options as part of a new feature in our TriMet Tickets mobile app, called RideTap, developed by moovel North America (formerly GlobeSherpa). TriMet is the first U.S. transit agency to […]


More bus service coming for riders this fall and next spring

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TriMet board approves improvements for nine bus lines TriMet will expand bus service on nine lines during fiscal year 2017 to improve reliability, better match rider demand, connect people with jobs and ease crowding. The TriMet Board of Directors approved the service expansion today. The fall and spring service changes include adding earlier and later trips to […]


TriMet to test safety systems on WES trains this weekend

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The work means crossing gates will be deployed Saturday and Sunday between Beaverton and Wilsonville On Saturday, April 16 and Sunday, April 17, TriMet will operate out-of-service WES Commuter Rail trains between Beaverton and Wilsonville to begin testing of a positive train control (PTC) system that will ensure safer operations. While WES trains are in […]