TriMet prepares for historic expansion of bus service under newly adopted budget

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$710 million operating budget focused on expanding service, improving access to transit, increasing security TriMet’s Board of Directors adopted the agency’s Fiscal Year 2019 budget this morning, ushering in the agency’s largest ever expansion of bus service. In addition to increasing service hours and frequency on buses, the FY2019 budget brings back round-the-clock bus service […]


TriMet continues to grow safety and security as 2017 reported offenses on, near transit system released

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Statistics show low number of reported offenses, increase in offenses from 2016 to 2017, most crimes relate to property 2017 brought the most violent incident in TriMet history, and as Transit Police Commander Sara Westbrook releases the annual security report analyzing reported crime on the transit system, the May 26 attack had a defining impact […]


Hop Fastpass™ fare system takes more leaps forward with ticket machine, retail store transitions

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Albertsons and Safeway to end paper ticket/pass sales, transition to Hop cards only beginning August 1 More people are enjoying the benefits of Hop Fastpass™ as the next phase of the electronic fare system rollout nears. Beginning in June, riders will notice changes coming to ticket vending machines at rail platforms as TriMet transitions them […]


MAX resumes regular service Saturday, May 12 as Providence Park MAX Improvements project moves into final phase

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New construction methods and materials increase MAX reliability and create a smoother ride and smoother street surface on SW 18th Avenue MAX Blue and Red lines will resume regular service at the start of service Saturday, May 12, as the Providence Park MAX Improvements project moves into its final phase. The project, part of TriMet’s […]


TriMet’s WES Commuter Rail bypasses traffic congestion to connect people with jobs, schools

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As dawn begins to unveil the railroad tracks that snake northward from the Wilsonville WES Commuter Rail Station, Glenice Driskell steps into the familiar, warm, and quiet railcar. The comfortable cabin has become her faithful connection between home and school at Portland Community College’s Sylvania campus where she attends classes two full days a week. […]


Help TriMet set funding priorities for transit services

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Workshops and online tool solicit public feedback for first-ever statewide stable funding dedicated to public transportation TriMet is starting a conversation this month with riders and the greater community. We’re asking for help in shaping priorities for new funding for public transit under the Keep Oregon Moving law that was passed by the Oregon legislature […]