Service Enhancement Plans

More bus service coming for riders this fall and next spring

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TriMet board approves improvements for nine bus lines TriMet will expand bus service on nine lines during fiscal year 2017 to improve reliability, better match rider demand, connect people with jobs and ease crowding. The TriMet Board of Directors approved the service expansion today. The fall and spring service changes include adding earlier and later trips to […]


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

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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 […]


New resources approved to expand transit service

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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 […]


With 400,000 new residents expected in region, TriMet looks to expand service with additional revenues

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TriMet is proposing to increase revenues to meet the demand for more transit service. The region is expected to grow by the equivalent of four new Hillsboros over the next 20 years with 400,000 new residents and 260,000 new jobs. TriMet is proposing to increase the payroll and self-employment tax rate by 1/10th of one […]