TriMet News

TriMet, FTA and partners celebrate the launch of FX—a new type of bus service that will move people faster and more efficiently

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Division Transit Project makes history as certified Disadvantaged Business Enterprise firms paved the way for better FX bus service TriMet, joined by the Federal Transit Administration and regional partners, held a ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2022, at Portland Community College Southeast, to launch a new type of high-capacity bus service for the region. TriMet […]


Fall service takes effect Sept. 18 with TriMet’s FX2-Division launch and other improvements, service reductions

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With numerous adjustments occurring across the system on Sunday, Sept. 18, TriMet encourages all riders to plan ahead and visit trimet.org to prepare Starting Sunday, Sept. 18, TriMet will launch of our first TriMet FX™—Frequent Express—bus line. Our fall service also brings minor service expansions and schedule improvements to 17 bus lines, plus updates to […]


Community invited to see, ride, celebrate brand new TriMet FX™ bus service

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Grand opening celebration on Saturday, Sept. 17 features multiple festival sites, food, live entertainment and free rides on FX buses TriMet invites the community to join us Saturday, Sept. 17, to celebrate the launch of FX2-Division, the first TriMet FX—Frequent Express—bus line. FX will be better, faster, high-capacity bus service along the 15-mile Division Street […]


TriMet’s new executive director for capital projects and planning is no stranger to local transit projects

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Mark Dorn joins TriMet as our new Executive Director of Engineering, Construction and Planning. Dorn is a seasoned transit practitioner who brings more than two decades of multi-modal transit planning, engineering and design experience to the agency. He has overseen the engineering and construction of light rail, bus rapid transit and streetcar systems throughout the […]


TriMet’s Division Transit Project sets record for participation by minority and women-owned businesses 

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Raimore Construction estimates total disadvantaged business enterprise (DBE) participation to date at more than 75%*, a new record for TriMet *Data adjusted Sept. 15, 2022 TriMet’s Division Transit Project is on track to achieve another first: record-setting involvement by businesses owned by minorities, women and other historically disadvantaged groups. Led by prime contractor Raimore Construction, […]