TriMet’s Division Transit Project sets record for participation by minority and women-owned businesses 

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Raimore Construction estimates total disadvantaged business enterprise (DBE) participation to date at more than 75%*, a new record for TriMet *Data adjusted Sept. 15, 2022 TriMet’s Division Transit Project is on track to achieve another first: record-setting involvement by businesses owned by minorities, women and other historically disadvantaged groups. Led by prime contractor Raimore Construction, […]


TriMet announces new executive leadership for finance and diversity

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Two new executives—both well-known at the agency—begin new roles to provide further leadership for the agency. The internal promotions will keep TriMet on solid financial footing while expanding our equity and inclusion efforts. Chief Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accessibility Officer TriMet General Manager Sam Desue Jr. has selected John Gardner to be the agency’s first […]


(VIDEO) Meet the operators: three of TriMet’s finest found new beginnings and stable futures at the helm of transit

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From bus to rail, operators share what moving the community means for them TriMet’s roughly 1,300 part- and full-time operators all applied to drive for TriMet for different reasons. Whether for new challenges or opportunities, or to build a better life, they’ve found a fresh start. As TriMet continues on its biggest hiring blitz in the […]


(VIDEO) Green lights ahead for TriMet’s Division Transit Project, with new advances to speed up buses

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Next-generation transit signal priority technology is being installed to help TriMet FX buses move through intersections faster If you ever wanted to zip down a road with a string of green lights clearing your way, then TriMet’s Division Transit Project will be a wish fulfilled. Faster, smarter and more reliable bus service is coming Sept. 18 with […]