Author Archives: Kenny Macdonald

TriMet to host Piano Day’s underground performances – way underground

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Pink Martini’s Thomas Lauderdale scheduled to play at Piano Day celebration inside the Washington Park MAX Station We’ve heard of underground musical performances before, but never this far – 260 feet, to be exact. TriMet is pleased to host one performance venue for Portland Piano International’s Piano Day celebration inside the Washington Park MAX Station […]


Don’t rely on good luck alone; be prepared for Shamrock Run transit impacts

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New routes this year will cause fewer delays, but be sure to plan ahead With almost 25,000 participants expected at the 39th annual Shamrock Run on March 19th, it’s important to plan ahead for impacts to TriMet service Sunday morning. Despite its size, new routes this year will decrease the delays to buses and trains […]


TriMet improving some bus service beginning March 5

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Increasing frequency, hours of operation and route extensions to better serve the community TriMet’s spring service changes on 12 bus lines go into effect March 5 and will improve frequency, routes and hours of operation to better meet demand and ease transfers as well as adjust some schedules to better match traffic conditions and increase […]


Go by Transit to the Portland Winter Light Fest

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The second annual outdoor illumination celebration happening this week on Portland’s Eastbank waterfront That upcoming bright spot on your calendar is the Portland Winter Light Fest happening February 1-4 along the Willamette River’s Eastbank Esplanade and TriMet will get you there with some shining transit options. TriMet is proud to be a sponsor of the […]


Experienced educator joins TriMet Board of Directors

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Dr. Linda Simmons brings long track record of coalition building and leadership  TriMet announces the appointment of Dr. Linda Simmons to  the agency’s Board of Directors. An experienced educator, Simmons was appointed by Oregon Governor Kate Brown and confirmed by the State Senate this morning. Dr. Simmons fills the vacant District 3 position, which represents […]


Adjustments to some bus/MAX lines and return of bus service across Sellwood Bridge start December 4/5

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Service changes to improve connections, match ridership/traffic conditions Minor adjustments to six TriMet bus lines and one early morning MAX run begin December 4 and 5 to improve connections but the biggest change coming will be the return of buses to the Sellwood Bridge. Line 99, which runs currently from Clackamas Community College (CCC) to […]