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TriMet’s stable outlook returns as AAA tax bond rating reaffirmed


Highest possible rating by Standard & Poor’s Global Ratings indicates fiscal strength through pandemic; Outlook improves from negative to stable  Standard and Poor’s (S&P) Global Ratings has reaffirmed TriMet’s highest possible senior-lien payroll tax revenue bond assessment, upholding TriMet’s long-standing AAA score. S&P also revised the agency’s outlook status from negative, where all transit agencies […]

TriMet recognizes the women behind a first-of-its-kind project to speed up buses and improve transit


As Women’s History Month wraps up, TriMet thanks and recognizes the women of the Division Transit Project workforce. We celebrate their contributions as a team and as individuals, as they help build a first-of-its kind bus service to the greater Portland region. They bring diverse skills and experience in design, engineering, construction management, community engagement […]

TriMet’s latest AAA bond rating reaffirms sound financial footing, long-term stability 


TriMet’s financial stability has again been recognized by a top bond rating agency, for the second time this year. Kroll Bond Rating Agency, Inc. (KBRA), a global credit-rating leader, recently reaffirmed the highest rating of AAA to TriMet’s Senior Lien Payroll Tax Revenue Bonds, Series 2018A. They also AAA-rated all outstanding Senior Lien Payroll Tax […]