Author Archives: Tyler Graf

(VIDEO): A view from the tracks: Maintenance crews walk miles each day to keep trains moving


Track Maintainers inspect tracks and fix issues throughout the 60-mile light rail system without disrupting MAX service Chris Anderson laces up his steel-toed boots every morning knowing he’s going to put them to good use. As a track maintainer for TriMet’s Maintenance of Way department, Anderson and his partner Darin Flesvig walk miles—whether in the […]

(VIDEO) Regular service returns to the MAX Blue Line in Gresham following two-week improvements project


Construction on schedule for a series of projects improving reliability, creating a smoother ride and upgrading systems MAX trains will be back serving Gresham Blue Line stations between Rockwood/E 188th Ave and Cleveland Ave Sunday, Oct. 6, following a two-week improvements project that covered a 2.3-mile stretch of the line. The project combined upgrades at […]

(VIDEO) MAX trains return to regular service, regular schedule following Lloyd MAX Improvements project


Improvements completed during two-week disruption help keep trains on time, increase system resiliency and made the ride smoother MAX trains are back to regular service and back to their regular schedules following a two-week disruption for the Lloyd MAX Improvements project. Crews completed their work near the Rose Quarter MAX Station and on Holladay Street […]