Bright new look, energy-efficient upgrades make Washington Park MAX Station more inviting than ever

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$2.1 million renovation transforms Washington Park MAX Station for the next generation of riders TriMet has completed a $2.1 million renovation of the Washington Park MAX Station, featuring park-themed art, graffiti-resistant wall coatings, LED lighting and elevator lobby upgrades. The work was performed as part of TriMet’s Making Transit Better initiative and brought the first […]


Hop on board with Hop Fastpass™ as retailer sales shift to electronic fare only

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Hop system catching on with more than 2.2 million taps since July 2017 As TriMet and our partners continue to rollout the Hop Fastpass™ electronic fare system, making it easier and more beneficial for ours riders, retailers will shift to selling Hop cards only. TriMet has grown its network of retail outlets that sell transit […]


TriMet Board of Directors to weigh recommendations for fare evasion citation changes that may go into effect July 1, 2018

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Staggered citation amounts, community service proposed based on public outreach The TriMet Board of Directors will be considering changes to TriMet’s fare evasion penalties in the coming months. The agency is proposing the changes following the passage of House Bill 2777 this past summer, which gives TriMet the authority to resolve some fare evasion citations […]


TriMet’s Board of Directors ratifies new labor contract between agency, union employees

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Labor agreement to run through November 2019; increases wages and allows agency to contract for much-needed restoration of light rail vehicles TriMet’s Board of Directors ratified a new labor contract between TriMet and its union employees, represented by the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 757, on Wednesday, December 13, 2017.  The new Collective Bargaining Agreement […]


Portland-Vancouver’s Hop Fastpass™ partners with Google, becoming the first virtual transit fare card available within Android Pay globally

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TriMet and Google are teaming up for a first – making Hop Fastpass™ the first virtual transit card available in Android Pay* starting early next year, which also marks the first mobile wallet partnership for TriMet. Beta testing for this integration will start later this month. About the beta In December 2017, a select group […]