Author Archives: Tia York

Interpretative art brings beauty of Washington Park to nation’s deepest light rail platform

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Vibrant makeover brightens up TriMet’s Washington Park MAX Station TriMet’s Washington Park MAX Station gets a new look, with vinyl murals that capture the beauty and wonder of the park experience, as well as other improvements finishing up in the next few weeks. Located within Portland’s West Hills, the station serves as a gateway to […]


Bike-to-ride culture, community pride reflected in dynamic new mural at Orenco Station Bike & Ride

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TriMet invites the public to meet the artist and experience the mural that captures spirit of a region on the move Talk about transformative. When artist J. Shea walked into the Orenco Station Bike & Ride in June, a blank canvas greeted him. Three weeks later, he had transformed the space into a wraparound mural, […]


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

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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

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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 […]