Author Archives: Tia York

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

by

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

by

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

by

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

by

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 […]