Pedestrian improvements

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 […]


TriMet releases Fiscal Year 2018 proposed budget that expands bus service, improves system reliability and adds 57 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 2018 proposed budget that continues investment in expanding bus service, improving MAX reliability and adding 57 new buses to the fleet. The $532.4 million operating budget also includes adding new bus lines in East Portland, East […]


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, […]


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 […]


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, […]


TriMet improves bus stops with help of public jurisdictions, property owners and you

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During the last two years, more than 370 TriMet bus stops have seen improvements, with additional projects underway or in the planning stage for another 100 stops. Concerned yours isn’t one of them? Consider this: TriMet has 6,660 stops throughout a 533 square-mile service district and the vast majority of them are on property not […]


TriMet teams up with partners to make main corridors safer

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Corridor Safety & Access to Transit projects along Powell-Division, Barbur-Hwy 99W and Highway 8 from Beaverton to Hillsboro Wide sidewalks, crosswalks, rapid flash beacons and medians all improve safety for pedestrians and provide vital access to transit stops. Amenities such as shelters, landing pads and curb extensions make a much better experience for riders once […]