Planning and policy

TriMet proposes more service for eight bus lines as 10-year expansion of transit service begins

by

Open house scheduled Feb. 25 for public feedback on proposed changes in September 2016 and March 2017 TriMet is proposing to add service to eight bus lines for fiscal year 2017 to help improve reliability, better match rider demand, connect people with jobs and ease crowding. The proposed changes are driven by a new stream […]


Help shape TriMet’s new Bike Plan

by

Plan will become roadmap for improving bike access to transit TriMet is gearing up to create our first-ever Bike Plan—a roadmap that will help guide future investments in biking infrastructure and amenities. This includes improving bike access to transit, expanding parking options, and accommodating bikes onboard buses and trains. The goal of the plan is […]


New resources approved to expand transit service

by

Revenues dedicated to new and improved service to help meet growing demand for transit TriMet’s Board of Directors today approved an increase in the payroll and self-employment tax rate with revenues dedicated to new and improved service. Beginning Jan. 1, 2016, the employer tax rate will increase by 1/10th of 1 percent phased-in over 10 […]


TriMet continues to expand service, adds $5.5 million in service improvements effective August 31

by

Frequent service extended on bus and MAX; other changes to reduce crowding, shorten wait times and improve reliability In a few short days, riders will see more service, less crowding, shorter wait times and improved reliability on the TriMet system, with a total of 30 bus lines and all MAX lines seeing improvements throughout the […]


TriMet asks for community feedback on potential bus layover sites for Line 8

by

Woodlawn community meeting set for Wednesday evening, Nov. 13 TriMet is soliciting public feedback as the agency considers creating a permanent off-street bus layover location for Line 8-Jackson Park/NE 15th Ave in northeast Portland. Line 8 buses currently layover on the street at two areas in the Woodlawn neighborhood, which are several blocks from the […]