Author Archives: Tia York

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, […]


Enrollment in TriMet’s low-income fare program goes virtual in response to COVID-19

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New, temporary service lets riders living on a low-income qualify via video chat or fill out an application online, upload supporting documents and receive an Honored Citizen reduced fare card by mail Many in our community are struggling financially in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. TriMet’s low-income fare program offers some relief, in the […]


TriMet’s LIFT to begin grocery and food pantry delivery, helping riders stay home and save lives

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Free service for pre-qualified LIFT riders encourages physical distancing and provides access to essential items from food banks, grocery and pet stores TriMet’s LIFT paratransit service is reserved for the most vulnerable riders in our community — those who cannot use regular buses and trains due to a disabling medical condition or disability. Many are […]


Sound the horn: TriMet joins transit agencies across the U.S. to show support for transit employees and other essential workers

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Buses, trains, streetcars to take part in #SoundTheHorn campaign by sounding horns at 12 p.m. Thursday, April 16 TriMet will join transit agencies across the country to ‘sound the horn’ for transit employees and other front line workers who are helping to keep communities going through the COVID-19 pandemic. On Thursday, April 16, TriMet bus, […]