Author Archives: Angela Murphy

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 Open Trip Planner (OTP) platform. This will help us add additional shared-use mobility options into our existing trip […]

Switch repair in Portland City Center to disrupt MAX Blue and Red lines Sunday, April 19


Shuttle buses serving stations between Providence Park and Morrison/SW 3rd TriMet will perform repairs on a segment of light rail track and switch at SW 11th and Yamhill in Portland City Center during the overnight hours this Sunday, April 19, 2015. During the temporary overnight closure, MAX Blue and Red line service will be disrupted […]