TriMet News

TriMet’s Better Red project receives Medium-High rating from Federal Transit Administration

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FTA rating important next step for project that will extend and improve MAX Red Line, providing people with better connections and increased reliability The Federal Transit Administration has issued TriMet a Medium-High rating for our Better Red Project. The project will extend the MAX Red Line to Hillsboro and improve sections of track near Portland […]


(VIDEO) Coming this March: New Frequent Service bus lines, faster trips, easier transfers and shorter waits

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Frequent Service upgrades to Line 20-Burnside/Stark and Line 76-Beaverton/Tualatin and faster MAX trips through Downtown Portland, among dozens of improvements that start Sunday, March 1 TriMet bus and train rides across the Portland metro area will get faster and more convenient, when we put our spring service improvements in place starting Sunday, March 1. We’re […]


(Video) Mentorship ‘never ends’ for TriMet rail training supervisor and the operator he once coached

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More than decade after meeting on a middle school basketball court, a coach and player reunite as colleagues As he stepped through the doors of the Beaverton Transit Center breakroom, TriMet Rail Training Supervisor Anthony Herring stopped in his tracks and did a double-take. At the table in front of him, calmly eating his lunch, […]


(VIDEO) Help refine the design of the Southwest Corridor Light Rail Project

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TriMet hosting five open houses plus online open house to gather public feedback on conceptual design for new MAX line    The Southwest Corridor Light Rail Project will bring high-capacity transit and consistent travel time to one of the most traffic congested corridors in our region, and now is the time for you to help […]


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

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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

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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 […]