TriMet News

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) Construction accomplishments in 2020 keep TriMet’s Division Transit Project right on track

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Construction of the project reaches 40%, bringing the Division Street corridor closer to a better, faster and more reliable transit service, beginning in 2022 After nearly a year of construction, TriMet’s Division Transit Project is coming into view. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, crews with project contractor, Raimore Construction, made significant progress across the 15-mile stretch […]


TriMet announces new executive leadership in Information Technology and Public Affairs

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Two new additions will join TriMet’s executive leadership in January 2021. Ethan Benatan will become TriMet’s Chief Information Officer (CIO), a position that is currently vacant. JC Vannatta will take the position of Executive Director of Public Affairs, replacing a retiring executive. TriMet’s new Chief Information Officer Ethan Benatan will bring to TriMet more than […]


El comité hace recomendaciones para el enfoque re-imaginado de TriMet sobre la seguridad pública

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Las propuestas identificadas por el Comité Asesor de Seguridad Pública para el Transporte Público fueron presentadas a la Mesa Directiva de TriMet durante el retiro virtual del jueves 19 de noviembre. TriMet está avanzando con planes para reimaginar la seguridad en su sistema de tránsito. Comenzamos este proceso en junio después de escuchar los llamados […]