Media releases

TriMet Board adopts Fiscal Year 2018 budget to expand bus service and improve system reliability

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Budget includes nearly 3.5 percent increase in bus service and no fare increase The TriMet Board of Directors today adopted the agency’s Fiscal Year 2018 budget that continues TriMet’s investment in expanding service and reliability. The $1.2 billion budget includes $534.7 million for day-to-day operations as well as $203.1 million in system investments. For the […]


MAX back on track following Morrison-Yamhill MAX Improvements project

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MAX lines return to regular routes in Portland City Center, and regular service system wide MAX Blue, Green and Red lines returned to regular routes in Portland City Center, and trains returned to regular schedule throughout the light rail system, on Sunday, May 21 following TriMet’s Morrison-Yamhill MAX Improvements project. Crews spent the past three […]


Milestone reached in Morrison-Yamhill MAX Improvements project

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Portland Streetcar returns to service; MAX disruption continues through May 20 TriMet’s Morrison-Yamhill MAX Improvements project reaches a milestone on Sunday, May 14 as the Portland Streetcar resumes regular service on 11th Avenue. The street remains closed to auto traffic and MAX service remains adjusted through Saturday, May 20 as crews complete track and intersection […]


Plan ahead and change travel during Morrison-Yamhill MAX Improvements

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Track and intersection improvements to disrupt MAX and Portland Streetcar service as well as close streets, sidewalks in downtown Portland The Morrison-Yamhill MAX Improvements will rejuvenate track in one of the oldest sections of the MAX system. But pedestrians, bicyclists and auto drivers will benefit, too, as the project will improve the surface of a […]


Morrison-Yamhill MAX Improvements project to require MAX and Portland Streetcar disruptions

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Riders urged to alter commutes during three-week project starting April 30 TriMet kicks off another major track project – the Morrison-Yamhill MAX Improvements project – on Sunday, April 30. Crews will be rejuvenating sections of the oldest MAX alignment along SW Morrison and Yamhill streets at 11th and 1st avenues in downtown Portland. Similar to […]


MAX switch machine replacement projects to increase reliability, decrease delays

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First in series of replacements early Sunday, March 26, requires service adjustments on MAX Blue, Green and Red lines TriMet will soon kick off a switch renewal and replacement project essential to improving MAX on-time performance and the efficient operation of trains. The first in a series of switch machine upgrades to be completed this […]