Author Archives: Tia York

(VIDEO) Faster buses help ease congestion, bring a better ride throughout the region

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TriMet continues work with regional partners to identify areas for small improvements that make our transportation system better, with faster bus service and improved traffic flow A lot has changed since the COVID-19 pandemic began sweeping the nation, but as Oregon’s three largest counties emerge from lockdowns and people start moving throughout the region more […]


TriMet honors three ‘Operators of the Year,’ adds two to ‘Million Mile Club’

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Annual awards honor and recognize operators who demonstrate superior safety, service and performance The COVID-19 pandemic brought to light the heroism and bravery of frontline workers across numerous industries. Among them are TriMet bus and train operators who maintained critical transit services throughout the early, uncertain months of the pandemic, and continue to serve our […]


TriMet board approves FY 2021 budget with plan to restore service

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Despite COVID-19 impacts, budget adjustments allow TriMet to restore service to 90% pre-pandemic levels TriMet’s Board of Directors has approved a budget for the 2021 Fiscal Year, which includes a path to restore service to near pre-pandemic levels. When Gov. Kate Brown asked Oregonians to stay home to save lives, ridership dropped by about 70%. […]


TriMet mira hacia el futuro: el transporte público durante y después de la pandemia

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Sesiones virtuales informativas para que el público tenga la oportunidad de saber más sobre la revisión del presupuesto, servicio, y prioridades de seguridad para el año fiscal 2021 que inicia el 1ro de Julio, 2020 TriMet se prepara para el futuro.  Aunque la pandemia COVID-19 acarrea muchas incertidumbres, TriMet continuara dando servicio que es seguro, […]