Author Archives: Tia York

TriMet’s spring service improvements bloom with new options to make transit faster, easier and more convenient

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Expanded Line 24-Fremont/NW 18th Ave, new Line 31-Webster Rd, improved Line 79-Clackamas/Oregon City and more starting Sunday, March 3 Even before spring officially arrives, TriMet is sprucing up our bus service. We’re speeding up trips and giving our riders more options, at more times, on more days of the week. Starting Sunday, March 3, we’re […]


TriMet maintains AAA tax bond rating under new evaluation criteria

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Highest-possible rating by Standard & Poor’s Global Ratings demonstrates agency’s fiscal strength, responsibility Standard and Poor’s Global Ratings has reaffirmed TriMet’s senior-lien payroll tax revenue bond rating, upholding the agency’s highest-possible, AAA score. The opinion was based on new, stricter evaluation criteria, which considered the strength and stability of pledged revenue, as well as general […]


Highly anticipated extension of Line 24-Fremont among TriMet’s spring service increases

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Spring improvements include more trips, better frequency, new weekend service   TriMet makes history next month with the extension of our Line 24-Fremont bus line. Starting Sunday, March 3, the route will continue from Legacy Emanuel Hospital in North Portland, across the Fremont Bridge to the Slabtown, Northwest, Alphabet and Goose Hollow neighborhoods. The new […]


TriMet’s low-income fare program on track to exceed first year expectations

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More than 10,000 riders qualify for up to 72 percent off the cost of Adult fare TriMet’s efforts to put reduced fares in the hands of riders on a low-income reached another milestone this week as the number of qualified applicants topped 10,000. Residents within TriMet’s service district who earn up to double the federal […]