Stay ahead of the heat this weekend when traveling on TriMet as temps are expected to soar

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While improvements to the MAX system mean more reliable service during high-heat spells, triple-digit temperatures lead to reduced speeds With temperatures expected to soar to record highs this weekend starting on Friday, June 25, TriMet is reminding riders to stay hydrated and watch trimet.org/alerts for updates on service.  Over the past few years, we’ve worked […]


TriMet’s adopted budget for upcoming year focuses on bringing riders back, reimagining safety and security and more

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Fiscal year 2022 adopted budget reflects revised payroll tax revenues and a new Working and Wage Agreement TriMet’s adopted budget for the coming year focuses on bringing riders back to our transit system as the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic begin to subside. In addition, the budget paves the way for TriMet to continue our […]


The TriMet Board of Directors names Sam Desue, Jr. as General Manager

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Desue to become the first Black leader of Oregon’s largest transit agency in its 51-year history and brings more than 27 years of transportation experience to role TriMet’s Board of Directors has named Sam Desue, Jr., as the new general manager to lead Oregon’s largest transit provider. Desue, who currently serves as the interim General […]


TriMet reduces carbon emissions by more than 25% with move to all renewable electricity

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TriMet, in partnership with Portland General Electric and Pacific Power, takes action to support a green energy future As of June 1, 2021, TriMet has moved to all renewable electricity to power our MAX light rail system and all TriMet-owned facilities, as well as our electric buses. That immediately reduces our carbon emissions by more […]


TriMet Board of Directors to hold special meeting to announce finalist in GM search

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The TriMet Board of Directors will hold a special meeting on Wednesday, June 16, at 3 p.m. to announce the finalist in its search for the regional transit agency’s next general manager. TriMet launched an extensive outreach and engagement process in February 2021, to help inform the Board as it searched for—and ultimately selects—TriMet’s next […]