Making Transit Better

TriMet improving some bus service beginning March 5

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Increasing frequency, hours of operation and route extensions to better serve the community TriMet’s spring service changes on 12 bus lines go into effect March 5 and will improve frequency, routes and hours of operation to better meet demand and ease transfers as well as adjust some schedules to better match traffic conditions and increase […]


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 […]


Gresham City Hall MAX Station to get a new look

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Riders to experience improved amenities after construction completion this summer TriMet’s ongoing rehabilitation of our oldest MAX stations moves to Gresham, as we begin a full renovation of the Gresham City Hall Station beginning Monday, Jan. 23. The work includes safety and security upgrades, shelter renovations, new TransitTracker monitors, improved lighting, new tactile warning strips […]


Adjustments to some bus/MAX lines and return of bus service across Sellwood Bridge start December 4/5

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Service changes to improve connections, match ridership/traffic conditions Minor adjustments to six TriMet bus lines and one early morning MAX run begin December 4 and 5 to improve connections but the biggest change coming will be the return of buses to the Sellwood Bridge. Line 99, which runs currently from Clackamas Community College (CCC) to […]


More shelters coming to MAX Orange Line stations

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Year-long construction and installation of deferred shelters begins in Milwaukie area This week, crews begin a year-long project to construct and install 14 additional shelters at the 10 MAX Orange Line stations. The shelters are among a handful of add-back items that the Federal Transit Administration gave TriMet approval to install after the Portland-Milwaukie Light […]


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, […]


Plan ahead as major MAX improvement project closes streets, lanes and crosswalks in Rose Quarter and Lloyd District

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Street closures begin Saturday, Aug. 20; MAX disruption underway Sunday, Aug. 21 MAX riders, auto drivers, cyclists and pedestrians should plan ahead for TriMet’s Rose Quarter MAX Improvements project. The project to replace switches, realign the rails and improve the track bed will disrupt MAX service from the start of service Sunday, Aug. 21 through […]


Plan ahead: Rose Quarter MAX Improvements to temporarily alter service August 21 – September 3

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Signs and service alerts going up to inform riders of service impacts, system improvements TriMet MAX riders should start planning ahead for the upcoming Rose Quarter MAX Improvements. With the project less than two weeks away, signs and service alerts are going up to inform riders about the temporary service adjustments necessary from the start […]


TriMet plans for hundreds of new buses with five-year purchase contract from FY2019 through FY2023

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New buses to replace older ones, help meet service expansion needs TriMet’s board approved a contract Wednesday to provide 33 new diesel buses for fiscal year 2019—with an option for 257 more from fiscal years 2020 through 2023—to replace older buses and expand the overall fleet. The 33 new buses allow TriMet to reach the […]