Author Archives: Tia York

New TriMet bus lines and better connections rolling into service March 4


March service improvements include new service and route adjustments to better connect riders with employment, education, community services New bus service and better access to the region’s employment corridors are ahead as TriMet rolls out improvements for spring 2018. We’re adding three new bus lines, adjusting three routes and adding service on some other lines […]

Bright new look, energy-efficient upgrades make Washington Park MAX Station more inviting than ever


$2.1 million renovation transforms Washington Park MAX Station for the next generation of riders TriMet has completed a $2.1 million renovation of the Washington Park MAX Station, featuring park-themed art, graffiti-resistant wall coatings, LED lighting and elevator lobby upgrades. The work was performed as part of TriMet’s Making Transit Better initiative and brought the first […]

TriMet Makes Last Mediation Offer Before Looming Labor Arbitration


In a last-ditch effort to avoid binding interest arbitration, TriMet today made a final comprehensive contract proposal to settle its labor agreement with Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 757. TriMet’s contract with ATU expired November 30, 2016. The parties met eight times to negotiate but were unable to reach agreement within the 150-day bargaining period […]