TriMet News

Detour ahead! Tilikum Crossing multi-use paths to close for bridge inspection


Pedestrians, cyclists and others should plan for minor route changes across the bridge starting Monday, June 24 It’s that time again! TriMet’s biennial inspection of Tilikum Crossing, Bridge of the People, is scheduled from Monday, June 24 through Thursday, June 27. Pedestrians, cyclists and people using other modes like e-scooters to cross the Willamette River […]

TriMet’s latest AAA bond rating reaffirms sound financial footing, long-term stability 


TriMet’s financial stability has again been recognized by a top bond rating agency, for the second time this year. Kroll Bond Rating Agency, Inc. (KBRA), a global credit-rating leader, recently reaffirmed the highest rating of AAA to TriMet’s Senior Lien Payroll Tax Revenue Bonds, Series 2018A. They also AAA-rated all outstanding Senior Lien Payroll Tax […]

Partnership between TriMet, Portland Bureau of Transportation speeds up buses in Northeast Portland


Delays on TriMet bus lines 8 and 24 dropped nearly 50 percent with PBOT’s addition of left turn lanes at Northeast 15th Avenue and Northeast Fremont Street TriMet and the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) are working together to speed up bus trips. Last December, PBOT added left turn lanes at the intersection of Northeast […]