Fares

250 regional transit riders now tapping new Hop Fastpass fare system

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Beta test begins today with riders tapping Hop Cards on TriMet and C-TRAN buses, aboard the Portland Streetcar, and at MAX, WES and VINE platforms. The beta test for the new Hop Fastpass regional fare payment system launched today with 250 riders tapping Hop Cards on TriMet, C-TRAN and Portland Streetcar vehicles or platforms. This […]


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 […]


Overall approval of TriMet remains high

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2015 Attitude & Awareness Survey tracks agency’s performance, services and ridership Overall public approval of TriMet remains high based on the just-released 2015 Attitude & Awareness Survey, and continues to demonstrate strong approval of the agency’s performance. DHM Research conducted the annual telephone survey that tracks TriMet’s performance, services and ridership. • Overall rider satisfaction […]


Electronic fare system work begins Feb. 13 at Rose Quarter MAX Station

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Installation not expected to disrupt service; platforms will close but access to MAX service will remain TriMet will continue installation of elements of its new electronic fare system, called Hop Fastpass™, at another major transit center on Saturday, Feb. 13, which will include platform closures. Crews will put in the underground equipment needed to power […]


TriMet adopts budget that expands service, improves system reliability and adds 77 new buses

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Major focus includes completing and opening MAX Orange Line The TriMet Board of Directors today adopted the Fiscal Year 2016 budget that continues investment in expanding service, improving system reliability and adding 77 new buses to the fleet. The FY2016 budget includes completing construction and safety certification for the MAX Orange Line that opens Sept. […]


Changes to installation of e-fare infrastructure means some downtown MAX stations will remain open during construction

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Work begins Monday, March 16 at Oak/SW 1st Ave and Civic Dr stations; platforms remain open at both stations Beginning Monday, March 16, riders may see workers on some MAX platforms laying the groundwork for TriMet’s upcoming state-of-the-art electronic fare system. The e-fare system will make it faster, easier and more convenient to ride the […]