COVID-19

(VIDEO) TriMet and partners focus on safety and health as we prepare for winter weather

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Precautions are in place to keep you moving through snow and ice, and to help slow the spread of COVID-19 During this challenging year, TriMet has continued working to keep people moving safely every day. As the potential for winter weather approaches, we’re bracing for the possibility of snow and ice, or other weather conditions […]


“Always wear your mask on transit and in the community.” Local celebs join TriMet to encourage people to cover up for safety

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Blaze, Poison Waters, The Unipiper, Timber Joey and others encourage everyone to help stop the spread of COVID-19 With help from some local celebrities, TriMet has begun a new public service campaign to encourage people on transit – and in the entire Portland metro area – to wear face coverings and help stop the spread […]


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 […]


TriMet shines a disinfecting light on germs as part of our high-level cleaning

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New program introduces ultraviolet lamps, known to inactivate deadly germs Circled around a gleaming metallic cylinder, long tubes burst to life with the press of a button. When glowing blue, these tubes are transmitting a wavelength of light with the power to destroy dangerous pathogens. TriMet is beginning to use these germ-killing ultraviolet lamps—also known […]


TriMet’s budget adjustments due to COVID-19 pandemic focus on preserving service and jobs, ensuring safety

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CARES Act funding sustains reduced TriMet’s operations for fiscal years 2020 and 2021, concerns for future years persist TriMet is making budget adjustments as the financial impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic are coming into view. TriMet expects to lose an estimated $63 million in revenue through June 2020, and projects a $135.4 million loss for […]


Los ajustes presupuestarios de TriMet debido a la pandemia COVID-19 se centran en preservar el servicio y los empleos, garantizar la seguridad

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La financiación de la Ley CARES respalda la reducción de las actividades de TriMet para los años fiscales 2020 y 2021, y persiste la preocupación por los años futuros. TriMet está haciendo ajustes en el presupuesto a medida que los impactos financieros de la pandemia COVID-19 se hacen visibles. TriMet anticipa una pérdida estimada de […]


Transit in the age of COVID-19: TriMet’s preparations for phase one of regional reopening

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On guidance of the Oregon governor’s office, TriMet takes additional actions to welcome back riders safely when local counties reopen   This post has been updated. Oregon Gov. Kate Brown and the Oregon Health Authority have outlined requirements for transit agencies as part of the framework for ‘Reopening Oregon’ in the age of COVID-19. With […]


El transporte público en la era de COVID-19: Los preparativos de TriMet para la primera fase de la reapertura

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Bajo la dirección de la oficina de la gobernadora de Oregón, TriMet toma medidas adicionales para recibir de nuevo a los pasajeros con seguridad cuando reabran los condados locales   Esta publicación ha sido actualizada. La Gobernadora de Oregon Kate Brown y la Autoridad de Salud de Oregon han establecido los requisitos para las agencias […]