Author Archives: Tyler Graf

(VIDEO) Six-week MAX disruption planned as TriMet nears completion of major Better Red milestone

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Note: Due to extreme winter weather in January 2024, the completion date for the project shifted. The following media release has been edited to reflect that change. Some MAX riders encouraged to use other transportation as contractors finish construction at the Gateway Transit Center and perform additional improvements TriMet is preparing to put the finishing […]


Inspection of TriMet’s Tilikum Crossing to temporarily close bike and pedestrian paths starting next week

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While there will be no impact to transit riders, cyclists and others should plan for minor detours October 9–27 TriMet’s singularly iconic bridge and jewel of the Willamette River will soon undergo its first intensive examination of its cable system this month, a critical component in supporting the “cable-stayed” bridge. To accommodate the work, Tilikum […]


(VIDEO) TriMet’s FX2-Division races toward one-year mark with transit-signal-priority-enabled time savings

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With the one-year anniversary of TriMet FX™ – Frequent Express – fast approaching, an important aspect of the service has come into focus: FX buses are more efficient, thanks in large part to next-generation transit-signal priority. The cloud-based system, which uses artificial intelligence to give buses more green lights and fewer reds, is among the […]


(VIDEO) As Better Red’s PDX disruption hits halfway mark, construction begins on TriMet’s new airport MAX station

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With more work to come, TriMet hits mid-point on schedule to reopen MAX Red Line Oct. 22 TriMet’s four-month-long disruption for “A Better Red” is approaching the halfway mark on schedule. In the past two months, crews have been busy with significant demolition and construction of the MAX system between the Gateway Transit Center and […]