Author Archives: Angela Murphy

TriMet rolls new bus lines into service with dual early morning ribbon-cuttings


State lawmakers, local dignitaries and transportation advocates join in celebration of new bus lines and other transit service improvements TriMet inaugurated its largest service expansion in years bright and early Monday morning, March 5, 2018 with simultaneous ribbon-cuttings around 6:30 a.m. on two new bus lines – Line 74-162nd Avenue on the east side and […]

250 regional transit riders now tapping new Hop Fastpass fare system


Beta test begins today with riders tapping Hop Cards on TriMet and C-TRAN buses, aboard the Portland Streetcar, and at MAX, WES and VINE platforms. The beta test for the new Hop Fastpass regional fare payment system launched today with 250 riders tapping Hop Cards on TriMet, C-TRAN and Portland Streetcar vehicles or platforms. This […]

TriMet awarded $678,000 federal grant to expand trip planning IT platform


Future local and national applications for intermodal mobility and trip planning tool The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) recently awarded TriMet a $678,000 Mobility on Demand (MOD) SandBox grant that will enable the agency to extend the OpenTripPlanner (OTP) platform. This will help us add additional shared-use mobility options into our existing trip planning tool. […]