Improving the Ride

TriMet considers closing four low-ridership, closely spaced MAX stations to move trains more efficiently through Downtown Portland


Closure of MAX Blue and Red Line stations could shave about two minutes off trips TriMet is considering closing four MAX stations in Downtown Portland and we want feedback from riders and the public. The stations being considered for closure include: Kings Hill/SW Salmon St Station Mall/SW 4th Ave Station Mall/SW 5th Ave Station Skidmore […]

MAX resumes regular service Saturday, May 12 as Providence Park MAX Improvements project moves into final phase


New construction methods and materials increase MAX reliability and create a smoother ride and smoother street surface on SW 18th Avenue MAX Blue and Red lines will resume regular service at the start of service Saturday, May 12, as the Providence Park MAX Improvements project moves into its final phase. The project, part of TriMet’s […]

TriMet MAX improvements in Providence Park area to disrupt MAX Blue and Red lines


Providence Park MAX Improvements Sunday, May 6 through Friday, May 11 TriMet’s Making Transit Better efforts to rejuvenate the MAX system continue in 2018 with our next major MAX improvement project in the Providence Park area. While the Providence Park MAX Improvements will not have the same impact on MAX riders as previous years’ work, […]