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.

Thank Your TriMet Operator on Transit Driver Appreciation Day March 18


Give kudos to your favorite bus and rail operators It can be easy to overlook TriMet bus, MAX and streetcar operators who work hard to give people safe, dependable transit service in the Portland metro area every day. You’ll have a chance to officially thank them Friday, March 18, during Transit Driver Appreciation Day. Join […]

TriMet expands bus service on seven bus lines, effective March 6


Changes include adding more service, improving the ride on busy lines TriMet will expand bus service on seven lines beginning Sunday, March 6, as part of its new spring schedule. It’s the fourth year in a row TriMet has added service, with a focus to connect riders to jobs, educational opportunities, community services and recreation. […]

TriMet proposes more service for eight bus lines as 10-year expansion of transit service begins


Open house scheduled Feb. 25 for public feedback on proposed changes in September 2016 and March 2017 TriMet is proposing to add service to eight bus lines for fiscal year 2017 to help improve reliability, better match rider demand, connect people with jobs and ease crowding. The proposed changes are driven by a new stream […]

Electronic fare system work begins Feb. 13 at Rose Quarter MAX Station


Installation not expected to disrupt service; platforms will close but access to MAX service will remain TriMet will continue installation of elements of its new electronic fare system, called Hop Fastpass™, at another major transit center on Saturday, Feb. 13, which will include platform closures. Crews will put in the underground equipment needed to power […]