Technology

250 regional transit riders now tapping new Hop Fastpass fare system

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Beta test begins today with riders tapping Hop Cards on TriMet and C-TRAN buses, aboard the Portland Streetcar, and at MAX, WES and VINE platforms. The beta test for the new Hop Fastpass regional fare payment system launched today with 250 riders tapping Hop Cards on TriMet, C-TRAN and Portland Streetcar vehicles or platforms. This […]


TriMet riders can now make new connections 260 feet underground!

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Washington Park Station now features Verizon wireless service TriMet’s Washington Park Station is the deepest transit station in North America and now, for the first time, Verizon customers will find themselves connected at the station 260 feet underground. Verizon worked with TriMet to allow MAX riders on the Verizon network to now text, surf the […]


TriMet Tickets app now helps riders connect to other transportation options

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“RideTap” can be launched in TriMet’s mobile ticket app, includes Lyft and car2go options TriMet riders now have the ability to connect with other transportation options as part of a new feature in our TriMet Tickets mobile app, called RideTap, developed by moovel North America (formerly GlobeSherpa). TriMet is the first U.S. transit agency to […]


See the last test of Tilikum Crossing’s unique public art lighting!

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Final test of Tilikum Crossing aesthetic lighting program is tonight On Monday night, June 22, the public will be able to see the final testing of the aesthetic lights on Tilikum Crossing, Bridge of the People. The aesthetic lighting is part of the MAX Orange Line’s Public Art Program. The art feature translates in real […]