Transit Police Division

TriMet’s payroll-tax bond rating remains the highest of any similar transit agency

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Today’s bond sale will fund buses, construction of new Transit Police facility, and other improvements Leading credit-rating agency Moody’s Investors Service has reaffirmed TriMet’s Aaa – “Triple A” – rating for its $97.4 million Senior Lien Payroll Tax Revenue Bonds, Series 2017A . TriMet is the only tax-backed transit agency to achieve a Aaa rating […]


Crimes reported by TriMet customers on the system drop more than 40 percent

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TriMet, Transit Police targeting sharp increase in crimes against employees TriMet and Transit Police credit a drop in reported crimes against customers to a more targeted deployment of officers and resources, as well as riders doing their part by keeping a closer eye on their belongings. But an increase in crimes against employees is troubling […]


Aug. 30: MAX Orange Line trains begin test runs; be alert as trains operate frequently most hours of the day

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All MAX schedules adjusted to accommodate new Orange Line On Sunday, Aug. 30, MAX Orange Line test trains will begin running frequently along the 7.3-mile route between Downtown Portland and north Clackamas County. Orange Line trains will operate on their regular schedules but not pick up riders during two weeks of simulated revenue service. The […]


TriMet security efforts, Transit Police Division grow with MAX Orange Line

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Added resources and 2014 reported crime statistics help agency shape security strategies As the MAX system grows with the addition of the Orange Line in September, TriMet will grow its security efforts. That includes adding officers to the Transit Police Division, increasing the number of contracted security patrols and expanding our extensive network of security […]