Author Archives: Tia York

(VIDEO) LIFT bus donation strengthens partnership between TriMet and Volunteers of America Oregon


Retired, ADA-accessible paratransit bus will help provide reliable transportation for children participating in a child abuse prevention program provided by VOA Oregon When TriMet Interim General Manager, Sam Desue, Jr. handed over the keys of a retired LIFT paratransit bus to Volunteer of America’s Crystal Ross at the LIFT operating facility in Northwest Portland, her […]

Now arriving: TriMet’s new electric buses and tests of additional non-diesel technologies


Testing begins on long-range battery-electric bus as TriMet explores additional, promising non-diesel technologies If you recently drove Interstate 5 between Livermore, California and Portland – you may have seen it. Our brand new electric bus, fully covered in TriMet’s bold orange and blue color scheme, being transported on a flatbed to its new home. It’s […]