Media releases

Keeping riders informed and healthy drives TriMet’s latest efforts to encourage proper mask use

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Team TriMet to help educate riders about the importance of wearing masks properly, on transit and in the community TriMet is aiming to keep masks within reach of everyone this winter. From Sunday, Jan. 17, through Saturday, Feb. 6, TriMet staff will be out at transit centers and at select bus stops giving away disposable […]


TriMet Board of Directors to hold virtual working session on January 20, 2021, regarding general manager search

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Special Meeting to begin discussion on general manager hiring process, no formal action taken or other business considered until January 27 meeting The TriMet Board of Directors will hold a virtual working session on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, to begin discussion around the search and hiring process for TriMet’s next general manager. The meeting will […]


(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 […]


FTA-supported project helps TriMet explore new ways to plan and pay for trips

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The Integrated Mobility Innovation program aims to improve access to public transportation and enhance the rider experience Imagine a transit trip planner that lets anyone easily find and pay for a trip using any combination of the region’s many evolving travel options. That’s the vision behind TriMet’s exploration of new partnerships in trip planning and […]


After nearly a year of discussions and with no progress on a contract, TriMet declares impasse in contract negotiations

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Declaring impasse moves negotiations to the next step and closer to a new contract After 15 negotiation sessions and four mediation sessions, but no headway on the major issues, TriMet today took the next step in the contract negotiation process and declared that negotiations with the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 757 (ATU) have reached an […]


TriMet releases final conceptual design report for the proposed Southwest Corridor Light Rail Project

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The proposed project—to build a light rail line; add signalized/marked crosswalks; add, widen or buffer sidewalks and bike lanes; pave roadways and rebuild road infrastructure—is one of the transportation projects that would be funded through Metro’s Measure 26-218, which would, if passed, establish a new tax on certain employers of up to 0.75% of payroll. […]


New ePaper digital displays bring real-time information to TriMet’s bus stops and transit centers

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Solar-powered screens show arrival times, service alerts and detours to provide up-to-the-minute service details TriMet is bringing new digital information displays to bus stops and transit centers served by multiple bus lines and used by a large number of riders. It’s our effort to put more information directly in front of our riders. Similar in […]


Share your thoughts on reimagining public safety and security on transit

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Virtual listening sessions in English and Spanish as well as online survey help inform changes in TriMet’s safety efforts As part of TriMet’s efforts to reimagine public safety and security on our transit system, we are inviting the public to join us at a virtual listening session. The events, one in English and one in […]


Comparta sus ideas para re-imaginar la seguridad pública en el transporte publico

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Sesiones de consulta virtuales en inglés y español, así como encuestas en línea ayudan a informar los cambios en los esfuerzos de seguridad de TriMet Como parte de los esfuerzos de TriMet para re-imaginar la seguridad pública en nuestro sistema de transporte público, estamos invitando al público a acompañarnos en una sesión de consulta virtual. […]