FTA-supported project helps TriMet explore new ways to plan and pay for trips

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The Integrated Mobility Innovation program aims to improve access to public transportation and enhance the rider experience Imagine a transit trip planner that lets anyone easily find and pay for a trip using any combination of the region’s many evolving travel options. That’s the vision behind TriMet’s exploration of new partnerships in trip planning and […]


Bus rapid transit projects included in Metro’s proposed Measure 26-218

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Proposed transit projects on 82nd Avenue, Tualatin Valley Highway, McLoughlin Boulevard and Burnside Road corridors, if Measure 26-218 passes Bus Rapid Transit is a different type of bus service that uses treatments such as specially timed signals and dedicated transit travel lanes to move buses around traffic and get riders to their destination efficiently. Metro’s […]


After nearly a year of discussions and with no progress on a contract, TriMet declares impasse in contract negotiations

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Declaring impasse moves negotiations to the next step and closer to a new contract After 15 negotiation sessions and four mediation sessions, but no headway on the major issues, TriMet today took the next step in the contract negotiation process and declared that negotiations with the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 757 (ATU) have reached an […]


TriMet releases final conceptual design report for the proposed Southwest Corridor Light Rail Project

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The proposed project—to build a light rail line; add signalized/marked crosswalks; add, widen or buffer sidewalks and bike lanes; pave roadways and rebuild road infrastructure—is one of the transportation projects that would be funded through Metro’s Measure 26-218, which would, if passed, establish a new tax on certain employers of up to 0.75% of payroll. […]