TriMet’s $1.75 billion budget for next fiscal year drives toward major ridership increase

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With continuing investments in safety and security, cleanliness, service improvements, system reliability, workforce development and climate action, TriMet looks to sustain and grow ridership into the future As we head into our next budget year, TriMet is thinking big for our agency and our region. We’ve put a priority on ridership and getting more people […]


New executives add more than half a century of transit maintenance experience to TriMet’s leadership team

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TriMet has named two new members to the executive leadership team: Dan Blair is the Executive Director of the agency’s newly developed Transit Systems and Asset Support Division and John Weston is the new Executive Director of Maintenance Operations, the position that Blair had been serving in an interim capacity since early 2023. Both executives will […]


Extended-range electric buses supercharge TriMet’s zero-emissions push

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Latest generation of GILLIG battery-electric buses could welcome riders aboard as soon as spring, improving our region’s livability and sustainability On a partly sunny February day, the first of a new generation of zero-emissions buses rolled into TriMet’s Columbia Operations Facility. The long-range battery-electric buses had been driven up to Portland from GILLIG’s manufacturing center […]