Media releases

TriMet Board of Directors General Manager Search Committee to meet in executive session

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*UPDATED TO REFLECT NEW DATE AND TIME The TriMet Board General Manager Search Committee will hold an executive session pursuant to ORS 192.660(2)(a) to consider employment of a public officer, employee, staff member or individual agent.  The executive session is closed to the public. Representatives of the news media may attend the executive session pursuant […]


Two new members bring more diversity to TriMet’s Board of Directors

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New directors include Oregon’s first Dreamer-status attorney along with an expert in criminal justice and civil rights The TriMet Board of Directors welcomes two new members. Dr. LaVerne Lewis and Eun Hyung “Thomas” Kim were nominated by Oregon Governor Kate Brown. The Oregon Senate confirmed their appointments today, March 4, 2021. Dr. Lewis and Kim […]


TriMet’s Board of Directors appoints interim General Manager

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Interim GM to lead TriMet while Board conducts search for agency’s next leader TriMet’s Board of Directors has appointed Sam Desue, Jr. as interim General Manager of the transit agency. Desue is the current Chief Operating Officer and will assume the role of interim GM on March 6, 2021. The Board made the appointment during […]


TriMet Board of Directors General Manager Search Committee to meet in executive session

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The TriMet Board General Manager Search Committee will hold an executive session pursuant to ORS 192.660(2)(a) to consider employment of a public officer, employee, staff member or individual agent.  The executive session is closed to the public. Representatives of the news media may attend the executive session pursuant to ORS 192.660(4) but are specifically directed […]


TriMet lanza una amplia iniciativa para informar sobre la búsqueda del próximo Gerente General de la agencia por parte de la Mesa Directiva

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Encuesta en línea, sesiones de audiencia virtuales, período abierto para comentarios y más oportunidades para dar su opinión están  planificadas para reunir diversas perspectivas TriMet quiere escuchar a los usuarios y a los miembros de la comunidad mientras lanzamos un amplio esfuerzo de participación que ayudará a guiar la búsqueda de nuestro próximo gerente general. […]


TriMet launches extensive engagement to help inform Board of Directors’ search for the agency’s next general manager

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Online survey, virtual listening sessions, open comment period and more feedback opportunities planned to gather diverse perspectives TriMet wants to hear from riders and community members as we launch an extensive engagement effort that will help guide the search for our next general manager. General Manager Doug Kelsey will retire in March 2021. The TriMet […]


TriMet Board of Directors General Manager Search Committee to meet in executive session

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Due to the extreme storm and power outages, this meeting was moved to Thursday, Feb. 18 The TriMet Board General Manager Search Committee will hold an executive session pursuant to ORS 192.660(2)(a) to consider employment of a public officer, employee, staff member or individual agent.  The executive session is closed to the public. Representatives of […]


TriMet Board of Directors General Manager Search Committee to meet in executive session

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The TriMet Board General Manager Search Committee will hold an executive session pursuant to ORS 192.660(2)(a) to consider employment of a public officer, employee, staff member or individual agent.  The executive session is closed to the public. Representatives of the news media may attend the executive session pursuant to ORS 192.660(4) but are specifically directed […]


TriMet Board of Directors General Manager Search Committee to meet in executive session

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The TriMet Board Search Committee will hold executive sessions as indicated above pursuant to ORS 192.660(2)(a) to consider employment of a public officer, employee, staff member or individual agent.  These executive sessions are closed to the public. Representatives of the news media may attend the executive sessions pursuant to ORS 192.660(4) but are specifically directed […]


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 […]