TriMet News

TriMet expands popular frequent service bus line, adds service on four other routes

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Improvements increase access to jobs, schools, services TriMet’s dedicated effort to grow and improve our service continues in September, with added bus service and transfer improvements on the bus and WES Commuter Rail systems. It’s year two of our 10-year expansion of transit service throughout the region to better serve riders and create more connections […]


Bike-to-ride culture, community pride reflected in dynamic new mural at Orenco Station Bike & Ride

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TriMet invites the public to meet the artist and experience the mural that captures spirit of a region on the move Talk about transformative. When artist J. Shea walked into the Orenco Station Bike & Ride in June, a blank canvas greeted him. Three weeks later, he had transformed the space into a wraparound mural, […]


TriMet to institute long-term exclusions for serious offenses to help keep riders and employees safe

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Periodic reviews required for exclusions longer than one year On Wednesday, August 9, TriMet’s Board of Directors approved an ordinance that will give TriMet the ability to issue long-term exclusions, including lifetime exclusions. The ordinance specifically states that long-term exclusions may only be imposed on someone who commits “a serious physical offense” against another person […]


TriMet adopts new national standard crime reporting system for more comprehensive tracking of offenses

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Change in reporting processes aligns with Portland Police Bureau, does not allow for direct comparison with previous TriMet reported crime statistics 2016 statistics show most offenses against customers still involve property; offenses against operators continue to pose challenge TriMet has adopted the National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) to track and calculate reported crime on the […]