TriMet News

VIDEO: FTA officially awards TriMet $87.4 million, puts the Division Transit Project on the road to high-capacity bus service


Award brings start of construction on new, faster type of bus service between Downtown Portland, Southeast and East Portland and Gresham The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA), on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020, officially awarded TriMet $87.4 million in federal funding for the Division Transit Project. The project will create a new type […]

(VIDEO) Improvements to Line 19 get riders home up to 6 minutes faster


TriMet’s fall 2019 route adjustment was part of our bi-annual service improvements plan If you’ve ever used the phrase, “Just give me one more minute,” then you know how precious time can be. TriMet recognizes the value of time too. It plays a big part in our service improvement plans. When we saw an opportunity […]

VIDEO: Mount Hood Community College students’ TriMet tour sparks interest in transit engineering


Students step out of the classroom and into Ruby Junction Rail Operations Facility to experience an up-close view of how engineering drives transit Transit systems don’t simply sprout up all on their own. They’re cultivated over time, with care and attention coming from people with the technical expertise and vision to keep buses and trains […]