TriMet board approves FY 2021 budget with plan to restore service

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Despite COVID-19 impacts, budget adjustments allow TriMet to restore service to 90% pre-pandemic levels TriMet’s Board of Directors has approved a budget for the 2021 Fiscal Year, which includes a path to restore service to near pre-pandemic levels. When Gov. Kate Brown asked Oregonians to stay home to save lives, ridership dropped by about 70%. […]


TriMet reallocates $1.8 million in funding from Transit Police and additional sources to community-based services that preserve public safety

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Hearing community’s concerns, TriMet shifts security funding to community-based public safety services to keep riders and employees safe TriMet shares the outrage, frustration and pain over the recent tragic and senseless deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Atatiana Jefferson and Ahmaud Arbery. Their deaths and those of too many others lost to unconscionable violence, magnify […]


TriMet shines a disinfecting light on germs as part of our high-level cleaning

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New program introduces ultraviolet lamps, known to inactivate deadly germs Circled around a gleaming metallic cylinder, long tubes burst to life with the press of a button. When glowing blue, these tubes are transmitting a wavelength of light with the power to destroy dangerous pathogens. TriMet is beginning to use these germ-killing ultraviolet lamps—also known […]


TriMet mira hacia el futuro: el transporte público durante y después de la pandemia

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Sesiones virtuales informativas para que el público tenga la oportunidad de saber más sobre la revisión del presupuesto, servicio, y prioridades de seguridad para el año fiscal 2021 que inicia el 1ro de Julio, 2020 TriMet se prepara para el futuro.  Aunque la pandemia COVID-19 acarrea muchas incertidumbres, TriMet continuara dando servicio que es seguro, […]


TriMet’s budget adjustments due to COVID-19 pandemic focus on preserving service and jobs, ensuring safety

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CARES Act funding sustains reduced TriMet’s operations for fiscal years 2020 and 2021, concerns for future years persist TriMet is making budget adjustments as the financial impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic are coming into view. TriMet expects to lose an estimated $63 million in revenue through June 2020, and projects a $135.4 million loss for […]