(VIDEO) Build your career and support the MAX system by joining TriMet’s Maintenance of Way team

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In addition to bus operators, TriMet needs new employees interested in developing and applying their skills to keep the light rail system rolling Five years after joining TriMet’s Maintenance of Way Department, Casey Goldin sees his present-day position as a future for others. He’s a manager overseeing TriMet’s signals system for MAX. And like the […]


TriMet to consolidate ticket machines to boost efficiency and encourage more riders to enjoy the benefits of Hop

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With growth in Hop Fastpass™ electronic fare, reducing ticket vending machines saves the agency money and staff hours while promoting a better way to pay The familiar multi-colored ticket vending machines dotting the stations of TriMet’s extensive MAX light rail and WES commuter rail systems will soon be scaled back, part of our efforts to […]


TriMet announces bus operator hiring event: Apply, interview, get a conditional job offer in one stop!

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May 17 hiring event at Courtyard Portland Downtown/Convention Center gives applicants a unique opportunity to apply, attend orientation, interview and begin completing required steps to become a TriMet bus operator, in one convenient location TriMet’s bus and light rail operators are known for making their job look easy. Now TriMet’s making it easy to put […]


Service improvements streamline routes, update schedules as agency rolls toward launch of TriMet FX™ bus service

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Adjustments coming to lines 15 and 63, as well as Washington Square Transit Center, ahead of fall’s Division Transit Project opening It’s a big year for TriMet, and an important one for the Portland region, when it comes to improving our public transit system. In just over four months, we’ll open the first TriMet FX™–Frequent […]


How a side effect of the COVID-19 pandemic is helping TriMet bring thousands on board to ride for less

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As ridership dropped about 60% during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, TriMet will now repurpose unused funds from our low-income fare program to get more people on board TriMet’s efforts to help those struggling financially connect with jobs, education and services are getting an unexpected boost, in part due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This […]