Bicycle/Pedestrian improvements

TriMet names pedestrian bridge in honor of community advocate

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TriMet hosted an event at the Sunset Transit Center this past weekend to honor the late Terry Hofferber Moore. About 50 people attended the event to officially name the Highway 26 overcrossing the Terry Hofferber Moore Pedestrian Bridge. Earlier this year, more than 100 community advocates requested that TriMet rename the Sunset TC pedestrian bridge […]


MAX resumes regular service Sunday, Sept. 4 following Rose Quarter MAX Improvements project

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New improvements rejuvenate a section of the original light rail alignment as we celebrate 30 years of MAX MAX lines will resume regular service at the start of service tomorrow, Sunday, Sept. 4, following the Rose Quarter MAX Improvements project. The project, on the heels of improvements along 1st Avenue in Downtown Portland in May, […]


Help us improve bike access to transit!

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Give feedback on our draft Bike Plan that will help guide future investments in biking facilities and access to transit TriMet is creating a Bike Plan that will serve as a roadmap to help guide future investments in biking infrastructure and amenities. The plan is focused on making bike and transit trips easier, safer and […]


TriMet releases Fiscal Year 2017 proposed budget that expands bus service, improves system reliability and adds 50 new buses

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Budget includes a 4 percent increase in bus service and no fare increase TriMet today released its Fiscal Year 2017 proposed budget that continues investment in expanding bus service, improving MAX reliability and adding 50 new buses to the fleet. The FY2017 budget priorities also include $11.6 million to improve MAX tracks, switches and signals […]


TriMet investment in bike parking facilities grows

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Grants and local funds help pay for the improvements TriMet continues to plan for and invest in bike parking facilities as a key ingredient to accessing transit. As riders around the region look to combine bike trips with transit, providing a variety of bike parking is a necessary component and attractive alternative to bringing a […]


Final installation of safety enhancements at MAX crossings underway

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Additional enhancements improve safety for bicyclists and pedestrians at crossings between SE 8th and 12th avenues This week, final installation of safety enhancements began at the MAX Orange Line crossings at SE 11th Ave. Crews have just installed manual swing gates on the south side of the 11th Ave rail crossings, which means that bicyclists […]


Help shape TriMet’s new Bike Plan

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Plan will become roadmap for improving bike access to transit TriMet is gearing up to create our first-ever Bike Plan—a roadmap that will help guide future investments in biking infrastructure and amenities. This includes improving bike access to transit, expanding parking options, and accommodating bikes onboard buses and trains. The goal of the plan is […]


Gov. Brown, U.S. Reps. join hundreds for Inaugural Ride as part of MAX Orange Line Grand Opening

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New MAX line opens on time, under budget, plus all transit service free today Oregon Gov. Kate Brown, Confederated Tribes of Grande Ronde Councilwoman Cheryle Kennedy, U.S. Reps. Earl Blumenauer and Suzanne Bonamici, Federal Transit Administration Acting Administrator Therese McMillan along with other elected officials and project partners today boarded the MAX Orange Line for […]


Brooklyn neighborhood connection now open!

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New Rhine-Lafayette Pedestrian Overpass opens with new stairs, elevators and improved access to transit Today the new and improved Rhine-Lafayette Pedestrian Overpass opened with a ribbon-cutting event in the Brooklyn neighborhood. The new bridge improves access for people biking, walking or using a mobility device to Cleveland High School, Winterhaven School, Grout Elementary, Fred Meyer headquarters, […]