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TriMet to adjust passenger limits onboard after putting numerous safety measures in place

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Face coverings and robust cleaning schedules allow for up to nine additional riders per bus, 3-foot spacing onboard all vehicles With a legion of new cleaning staff, now around 130 strong, along with a growing array of sanitation equipment being used on vehicles multiple times a day, and face coverings required for all riders, TriMet […]


VIDEO: FTA officially awards TriMet $87.4 million, puts the Division Transit Project on the road to high-capacity bus service

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Award brings start of construction on new, faster type of bus service between Downtown Portland, Southeast and East Portland and Gresham The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA), on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020, officially awarded TriMet $87.4 million in federal funding for the Division Transit Project. The project will create a new type […]


(VIDEO) Improvements to Line 19 get riders home up to 6 minutes faster

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TriMet’s fall 2019 route adjustment was part of our bi-annual service improvements plan If you’ve ever used the phrase, “Just give me one more minute,” then you know how precious time can be. TriMet recognizes the value of time too. It plays a big part in our service improvement plans. When we saw an opportunity […]


Partnership between TriMet, Portland Bureau of Transportation speeds up buses in Northeast Portland

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Delays on TriMet bus lines 8 and 24 dropped nearly 50 percent with PBOT’s addition of left turn lanes at Northeast 15th Avenue and Northeast Fremont Street TriMet and the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) are working together to speed up bus trips. Last December, PBOT added left turn lanes at the intersection of Northeast […]