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TriMet names new Executive Director of Transportation Operations

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Rachelle Glazier brings more than 16 years of railroad and transit industry experience to role overseeing all TriMet bus, rail and LIFT paratransit operations TriMet is proud to announce that Rachelle Glazier will join the agency as our Executive Director of Transportation Operations. Glazier will direct all operational activities for TriMet’s bus, MAX light rail, […]


TriMet reduces carbon emissions by more than 25% with move to all renewable electricity

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TriMet, in partnership with Portland General Electric and Pacific Power, takes action to support a green energy future As of June 1, 2021, TriMet has moved to all renewable electricity to power our MAX light rail system and all TriMet-owned facilities, as well as our electric buses. That immediately reduces our carbon emissions by more […]


(VIDEO) Steel Bridge to reopen following major four-week MAX improvements project

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MAX and buses return to regular service over the bridge starting Sunday, Aug. 30 After 28 days of round-the-clock work, amounting to 672 hours of demolition, construction and testing, TriMet is wrapping up the Steel Bridge MAX Improvements project. The top deck of the Steel Bridge will reopen on Sunday, Aug. 30, at about 3 […]


TriMet’s Steel Bridge MAX Improvements project reaches halfway point on schedule

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The bridge will remain closed to all MAX, bus and auto traffic through Aug. 29 TriMet’s major Steel Bridge MAX Improvements project is on track with two weeks remaining on its schedule. The revitalization effort—more ambitious and complex than past improvements projects—is a huge undertaking, requiring crews to rebuild and modernize a part of the […]


TriMet’s major Steel Bridge project to revitalize MAX system just days away

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The Steel Bridge MAX Improvements project, underway from Sunday, Aug 2, through Saturday, Aug. 29, comes with unique efforts TriMet is just a few days away from starting the largest MAX revitalization project in our light rail system’s 34-year history. Beginning Sunday, Aug. 2, and lasting through Saturday, Aug. 29, the Steel Bridge MAX Improvements […]


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’s Better Red project receives Medium-High rating from Federal Transit Administration

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FTA rating important next step for project that will extend and improve MAX Red Line, providing people with better connections and increased reliability The Federal Transit Administration has issued TriMet a Medium-High rating for our Better Red Project. The project will extend the MAX Red Line to Hillsboro and improve sections of track near Portland […]