TriMet News

TriMet temporarily reduces service due to operator shortage, starting Sunday, Jan. 9


Temporary reduction in service levels will help schedule reliability as TriMet works to build bus operator ranks during national worker shortage TriMet must temporarily reduce bus service due to a severe staffing shortage. With employee attrition and not enough applicants to meet our expected hiring goals, we are facing the most significant operator shortfall in […]

TriMet drives Oregon’s transportation industry toward a cleaner air future with shift to renewable diesel


Oregon’s largest consumer of diesel to cut carbon footprint by more than half in less than a year’s time On Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021, TriMet’s Board of Directors unanimously supported TriMet’s latest step to reduce our carbon footprint—shifting to renewable diesel to power our diesel fixed-route buses. As Oregon’s largest consumer of diesel, TriMet will […]

(VIDEO) How do you improve TriMet bus service in Clackamas County? Put safety first, crunch the data, think smart and team up


Working together, TriMet and ODOT identified a small improvement at a single intersection that helps speed up and keep five Clackamas County bus lines on time Bus service in Clackamas County is getting faster and more reliable, thanks to a simple improvement brought about by our partnership with the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT). Late […]