Author Archives: Tyler Graf

TriMet to temporarily turn off FX2’s traffic signal priority for time-savings test


The buses running along Division Street will use the same signals timing as other vehicles during May’s weeklong data-gathering exercise For a week in May, TriMet’s FX2-Division buses will lose their ability to jump ahead of traffic and get more green lights at intersections along Division Street. From Sunday, May 14, through Saturday, May 20, TriMet’s […]

Upcoming ‘Better Red’ construction to bring improvements to five-mile stretch of TriMet MAX system, April 16-May 6


In addition to ‘Better Red’ construction, TriMet will be upgrading rail, wires, stations and more during the three-week MAX disruption A great deal can be achieved in just three weeks. Take for example TriMet’s upcoming 21-day disruption of MAX Blue, Green and Red lines, which will see rail construction and rehabilitation work, along with other […]

(VIDEO) TriMet’s ‘A Better Red’ project passes construction milestone on way toward major MAX improvements in 2024


The project is more than 50% complete, with construction progressing at different worksites along the MAX Red Line More than a year and four months after TriMet’s A Better Red MAX Extension and Reliability Project broke ground, construction has reached a major milestone. The project has surpassed 50% of its completion, entering the back half […]