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


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


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


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 […]