Author Archives: Tia York

With reduced fare, you could ride TriMet for a month, for less than the cost of a tank of gas. See if you qualify and start saving today!

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Since 2018, more than 60,000 people have signed up for our reduced Honored Citizen fare based on income, and we’ve expanded ways to qualify to include active duty military and veterans, as well as people 65+, on Medicare or experiencing a disability Are you living on a low income? Serving in the U.S. military or […]


Come work for TriMet, as December pay increase boosts wages for union employees 11.5% since 2022

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TriMet’s more than 2,500 union employees receive 4% wage increase starting Dec. 1 under Working & Wage Agreement extension negotiated with Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) 757 in 2022 TriMet employees who are represented by Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) 757 are getting a raise this December. The 4% wage increase takes effect Friday, Dec. 1, for […]


Ready when you are! More buses arriving every 15 minutes or better as TriMet rolls out service improvements starting Sunday, Dec. 3

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Forward Together improvements starting Sunday, Dec. 3: Frequent Service upgrade for Line 48-Cornell, route change for Line 62-Murray Blvd, more weekend service on Line 70-12th/NE 33rd Ave, plus changes at Sunset Transit Center and schedule improvements to help keep buses on time Better bus service is coming to Washington County! Starting Sunday, Dec. 3, we’re […]


TriMet honors those who have served, extending Honored Citizen reduced fare program to active-duty military, veterans and reserves 

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Benefit grants active-duty members of the U.S. Armed Forces, veterans and reserves greater access to jobs, educational opportunities, health care and services, at a fraction of the cost TriMet is expanding our Honored Citizen fare program to honor active and former members of the U.S. Armed Forces in a lasting salute to their courage and […]


TriMet’s first FX-Frequent Express-bus line speeds up trips and increases ridership by half a million rides in first year

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FX reduces travel times by up to 20% with transit priority and bigger buses running more often The first TriMet FX™–Frequent Express–bus line celebrates one full year of service this month with two impressive success stories: increased ridership and proven, faster transit service! We launched the FX2-Division line on Sunday, Sept. 18, 2022. Our big, […]


(VIDEO) Beauty and form meet function: TriMet’s Forward Together plan keeps buses moving by adding another line to car-free Tilikum Crossing 

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TriMet’s Tilikum Crossing, Washington Park MAX station serve up wonder while speeding up transit They are some of the region’s most spectacular architectural landmarks, and they can’t be reached by car. TriMet’s Tilikum Crossing, Bridge of the People and the underground Washington Park MAX Station are awesome achievements in transportation that were built to be […]