Author Archives: Tia York

TriMet maintains top bond rating, rolls out new sustainability bond

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With steadfast credit rating intact in spite of COVID-19 pandemic, TriMet expands portfolio to include bonds that make investments in agency’s efforts to fight climate change The nation’s top credit rating agencies have granted TriMet a transit industry-leading triple-A bond rating, reaffirming support for our agency’s creditworthiness and the strength of our government-issued bonds. The […]


(VIDEO) Temporary employees take fast lane to permanent positions, better pay and full benefits with TriMet

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As science around COVID-19 evolves, TriMet’s refined approach to system-wide cleaning creates new jobs for some, new opportunities for nearly 40 cleaners hired for limited-term positions in 2020 Throughout the pandemic, TriMet has adapted and innovated as we do our part to keep our community moving. Now, as the science about how COVID-19 spreads has […]


(VIDEO) Red means go for buses: New Rose Lanes improve bridge access, speed up buses, save riders time

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Efforts by TriMet, PBOT and other regional partners to make transit faster, more reliable and convenient press on throughout COVID-19 pandemic When the COVID-19 pandemic struck the Portland metro area, tens of thousands of people who regularly commuted to Downtown Portland on TriMet buses started to work from home. A lot has changed in the […]