TriMet Code amendments would toughen long-term exclusions, increase penalties for prohibited behavior

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Ordinance 369 makes eligible for long-term exclusions, up to a lifetime ban, those committing the most serious misdemeanors and further addresses chronic banned behavior Newly proposed changes to TriMet Code would strengthen TriMet’s ability to help keep riders and employees safe. Brought before TriMet’s Board of Directors on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2022, for its first […]


(VIDEO) Eight-day MAX Blue Line disruption coming in mid-November as TriMet continues construction of ‘A Better Red’

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The Blue Line will be disrupted from Nov. 12-19 for construction near Fair Complex/Hillsboro Airport MAX Station On the heels of a weekend disruption and construction along the MAX Red Line in Northeast Portland, TriMet is planning for another MAX shutdown less than three weeks from now, as part of our continuing A Better Red […]


Weekend disruption to MAX Red Line planned for late October as TriMet continues construction on new light rail bridge

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From Oct. 22-23, shuttle buses will serve stations between Gateway/NE 99th Ave Transit Center and Portland International Airport as crews install bridge girders at Gateway Green Park Work on TriMet’s multi-year A Better Red MAX Extension and Reliability Project continues and will require another MAX Red Line disruption this month. Construction planned north of the […]


C-TRAN Chief Operations Officer Returns to TriMet as Executive Director of Transportation Operations

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Inessa M. Vitko will become TriMet’s Executive Director of Transportation Operations on Monday, Oct. 17, 2022. She’ll direct all operational activities for our bus, MAX light rail, WES commuter rail and LIFT paratransit services. Vitko has extensive knowledge across many transit functions and currently serves as Chief Operations Officer at C-TRAN. She began her transit […]


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 […]