Author Archives: Tia York

Colorful Mural, Thorough Cleaning to Bring Fresh New Look to Washington Park MAX Station


Power-washing and installation of Washington Park-themed artwork caps off months-long renovation The Washington Park MAX station is a rare gem and an engineering masterpiece. In the coming weeks, this iconic piece of TriMet’s light rail system will get a thorough cleaning, updated lighting and the addition of a colorful new mural highlighting Washington Park’s many […]

TriMet low-income fare program, expanded bus service on the horizon due to passage of state transportation package


House Bill 2017 provides huge boost for transit services and programs across Oregon Oregon lawmakers passed House Bill 2017 this week, the first comprehensive transportation package to receive legislative approval since 2009. At $5.3 billion, the package makes significant investments in transit and many other transportation initiatives across the state. TriMet will use the funds […]

New law gives TriMet authority to offer some fare evaders a second chance to stay out of court system


HB 2777 reinforces TriMet’s commitment to bring equity to fare/code enforcement Oregon Governor Kate Brown signed House Bill 2777 last week, clearing the way for TriMet to pursue new options that give individuals the opportunity to correct their behavior when cited for violations of the TriMet Code, including fare evasion. HB 2777 grants transit districts […]