TriMet News

A US transit industry first: TriMet’s new electric buses powered entirely by wind


TriMet partners with Portland General Electric for a cleaner future with official launch of zero-emissions bus technology In what is believed to be a transit industry first in the United States, TriMet’s all-electric buses will be powered by 100 percent wind energy. TriMet and project partner Portland General Electric made the historic announcement on Tuesday, […]

TriMet uses Keep Oregon Moving funds to keep transit moving and expanding in fiscal year 2020


Proposed budget reflects first full year of statewide transit tax, agency reorganization to streamline functions, increased code enforcement and no fare increase TriMet’s fiscal year 2020 proposed budget puts the agency on the road to improving service and adding more of it, tackling important improvement projects and regional transit investments, and enhancing safety while increasing […]

TriMet plans to phase out most non-Hop paper and mobile tickets and passes by Dec. 31, 2019


Hop Fastpass® provides benefits over old-style paper tickets, including earned month passes without the upfront cost, easy reload options and lost-card protection TriMet encourages riders to make the switch to Hop Fastpass® as we plan to no longer accept most non-Hop tickets after Dec. 31, 2019. That includes unvalidated 7-, 14- and 30-day passes; unvalidated, […]