Fare enforcement

TriMet Board of Directors to weigh recommendations for fare evasion citation changes that may go into effect July 1, 2018


Staggered citation amounts, community service proposed based on public outreach The TriMet Board of Directors will be considering changes to TriMet’s fare evasion penalties in the coming months. The agency is proposing the changes following the passage of House Bill 2777 this past summer, which gives TriMet the authority to resolve some fare evasion citations […]

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 […]

Independent analysis finds no systemic racial bias in TriMet fare enforcement


Agency pursues opportunities to improve equity of overall fare enforcement efforts including making violations less punitive TriMet has completed the most in-depth evaluation ever of our fare enforcement practices and according to an independent third-party analysis there is no evidence of systemic racial bias. We do, however, intend to use the report to make changes […]