Retired TriMet paratransit bus helps non-profit’s students rebuild lives

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TriMet community partner, Constructing Hope, will use the bus in pre-apprenticeship job training program for people transitioning through the criminal justice system The people who participate in the job training and placement program at Portland’s Constructing Hope workforce development, training and job placement center don’t have a lot of personal possessions. They live on a […]


TriMet names new Executive Director of Transportation Operations

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Rachelle Glazier brings more than 16 years of railroad and transit industry experience to role overseeing all TriMet bus, rail and LIFT paratransit operations TriMet is proud to announce that Rachelle Glazier will join the agency as our Executive Director of Transportation Operations. Glazier will direct all operational activities for TriMet’s bus, MAX light rail, […]


(VIDEO) With help from our partners, TriMet’s Division Transit Project reaches 70% completion

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Work by TriMet, Raimore Construction and subcontractors, including several that are minority-owned, keep project on track for opening in fall 2022 Just Bucket owner and president, Willie Davis, Jr. admits thast he didn’t always see the benefit of becoming a certified Disadvantaged Business Enterprise. “I became certified in 2002,” remembered Davis. “I saw the fact […]


TriMet immediately suspends all MAX service until Tuesday, June 29, due to record-setting temperatures

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Due to safety concerns and heat-related mechanical issues on MAX, all MAX service is suspended With record-setting high temperatures causing disruptions to MAX this weekend, TriMet is immediately halting service on all MAX lines from now until the start of service on Tuesday, June 29. The historic high temperatures, which are approaching or exceeding 110 […]