Author Archives: Tia York

TriMet’s adopted budget for upcoming year focuses on bringing riders back, reimagining safety and security and more

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Fiscal year 2022 adopted budget reflects revised payroll tax revenues and a new Working and Wage Agreement TriMet’s adopted budget for the coming year focuses on bringing riders back to our transit system as the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic begin to subside. In addition, the budget paves the way for TriMet to continue our […]


(VIDEO) LIFT bus donation strengthens partnership between TriMet and Volunteers of America Oregon

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Retired, ADA-accessible paratransit bus will help provide reliable transportation for children participating in a child abuse prevention program provided by VOA Oregon When TriMet Interim General Manager, Sam Desue, Jr. handed over the keys of a retired LIFT paratransit bus to Volunteer of America’s Crystal Ross at the LIFT operating facility in Northwest Portland, her […]


Now arriving: TriMet’s new electric buses and tests of additional non-diesel technologies

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Testing begins on long-range battery-electric bus as TriMet explores additional, promising non-diesel technologies If you recently drove Interstate 5 between Livermore, California and Portland – you may have seen it. Our brand new electric bus, fully covered in TriMet’s bold orange and blue color scheme, being transported on a flatbed to its new home. It’s […]