(VIDEO) TriMet increases operator wages effective Dec. 1 as part of union contract extension

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As the starting operator wage increases, one of TriMet’s youngest operators sees boundless career opportunities for those who apply Newly hired TriMet operators will have an increased starting wage of $27.13 per hour beginning Dec. 1 when the Working Wage Agreement extension with Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) 757 goes into effect. Overall, all operators will […]


For 10th straight year, TriMet helps holiday shoppers avoid hassles and headaches around Clackamas Town Center                   

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Annual holiday detours of 11 bus lines begin on Black Friday, return for season’s busiest shopping days through December 26 It’s that time of year, when TriMet teams up with holiday helpers to keep people moving around Clackamas Town Center. The influx of shoppers on the busiest days of the season can bring parking lots […]


Construction near Fair Complex/Hillsboro Airport remains on track for TriMet’s A Better Red project

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The initial improvements, part of TriMet’s extension of the MAX Red Line to Hillsboro, are scheduled to finish this weekend The first phase of trackway construction for TriMet’s A Better Red MAX reliability and extension project near Fair Complex/Hillsboro Airport is on schedule to finish on time this weekend.   MAX Blue Line trains will […]


TriMet retains Kroll Bond Rating Agency’s AAA rating for fifth straight year

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TriMet has retained our national reputation as a creditworthy and responsible steward of financial resources. Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA), one of the nation’s leading credit-rating firms, has reaffirmed our AAA bond status for the fifth straight year.  AAA is the highest possible rating from Kroll. The agency describes the esteemed position as “assigned only […]


TriMet Code amendments would toughen long-term exclusions, increase penalties for prohibited behavior

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Ordinance 369 makes eligible for long-term exclusions, up to a lifetime ban, those committing the most serious misdemeanors and further addresses chronic banned behavior Newly proposed changes to TriMet Code would strengthen TriMet’s ability to help keep riders and employees safe. Brought before TriMet’s Board of Directors on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2022, for its first […]