Author Archives: Tyler Graf

Winter service brings buses seven days a week for one line, improved reliability on others


Sunday service comes to Line 16-Front Ave/St Helens Rd, while 51-Vista and 99-Mcadam/McLoughlin see their schedules shift to improve performance Changes are coming to several TriMet bus lines to add service,  increase reliability and improve the customer experience. The service improvements will go into effect starting Sunday, Dec. 1. These upgrades continue our largest bus […]

(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 […]