MAX

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 […]


(Video) Mentorship ‘never ends’ for TriMet rail training supervisor and the operator he once coached

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More than decade after meeting on a middle school basketball court, a coach and player reunite as colleagues As he stepped through the doors of the Beaverton Transit Center breakroom, TriMet Rail Training Supervisor Anthony Herring stopped in his tracks and did a double-take. At the table in front of him, calmly eating his lunch, […]


TriMet Board supports route for new light rail line in Southwest Corridor

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Resolution passes recommending Metro adoption of Locally Preferred Alternative A proposed light rail line serving the bustling, and growing, Southwest Corridor is years away, but the route the trains would run through southwest Portland, Tigard and Tualatin is coming into focus. The TriMet Board of Directors approved a resolution on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018, recommending […]


TriMet and PGE improvement projects planned for Springwater Corridor Trail

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Projects require additional closure of trail in Southeast Portland TriMet and PGE have two upcoming improvement projects along the Springwater Corridor Trail that will require the temporary closure of a section of the trail, a Portland Parks & Recreation facility. For their safety, bicyclists and pedestrians will be detoured off the trail beginning Monday, Sept. […]


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

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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 […]


Willow Creek Transit Center improvements to enhance safety, convenience

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Upgrades coming to Willow Creek/SW 185th Ave Transit Center starting August 6 TriMet will be upgrading safety features and convenience for all riders, especially those using mobility devices, at the Willow Creek Transit Center. Portions of sidewalk adjacent to accessible parking spaces will be replaced bringing them into compliance with Federal Americans with Disabilities Act […]