Sustainability

TriMet awarded $3.4 million federal grant to buy its first electric buses

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FTA grant will bring four battery-electric buses to TriMet’s fleet Thanks to a $3.4 million federal grant, TriMet will purchase four battery-electric buses as part of the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Low and No Emission Vehicle Deployment program. “Climate change is an enormous threat, and it is already beginning to impact our communities here in […]


Innovative eco-track installed at future light rail station along SW Lincoln Street in downtown Portland

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“Green” treatment of vegetated trackway among the first in the US and will reduce stormwater runoff The Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Transit Project is taking sustainable transit further with a pilot installation of eco-track on SW Lincoln Street downtown. This vegetated trackway will provide a colorful carpet of low-growing plants along 200 feet of light rail […]