Author Archives: Roberta Altstadt

VIDEO: FTA officially awards TriMet $87.4 million, puts the Division Transit Project on the road to high-capacity bus service


Award brings start of construction on new, faster type of bus service between Downtown Portland, Southeast and East Portland and Gresham The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA), on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020, officially awarded TriMet $87.4 million in federal funding for the Division Transit Project. The project will create a new type […]

TriMet announces major actions to reduce its carbon footprint


Strategic partnerships with City of Portland, Metro, Portland General Electric, others are key for greener future for Oregon’s largest transit agency TriMet will reduce the agency’s carbon footprint through eight green actions as well as strategic partnerships, while also asking the public to get on board in addressing the climate crisis facing the world today. […]

TriMet to make MAX service more efficient with closure of three stations in Downtown Portland in March 2020


TriMet Board of Directors approves ordinances to permanently close Mall/SW 4th Ave and Mall/SW 5th Ave stations, close Kings Hill/SW Salmon St for a one-year pilot TriMet’s Board of Directors voted today, Wednesday, July 24, 2019, to make the MAX Blue and Red lines more efficient by consolidating stations in Downtown Portland. The Board approved […]