Author Archives: Tia York

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 […]

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


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 […]