Three new members join TriMet’s Board of Directors

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Appointees bring expertise in community engagement, labor, business and education TriMet’s Board of Directors welcomes three new members following nomination by Oregon Governor Kate Brown and confirmation by the Oregon Senate. The new directors will represent north, northwest and southwest Portland as well as Clackamas County. The new members bring a wide range of experience […]


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 […]