TriMet in the News
With all that’s going on in and around Portland, it’s no wonder we’re consistently ranked as one of the best places to live, work and play. We’re also an easy place to get around, thanks to a transportation system that encourages options like transit.
“If you’re looking for a new scene, Portland is a great place to move — not only for the statistical reasons above, but also for its incredible Climate Action Plan, ease of getting around and huge biking population that’s as interested in craft beer and gluten-free bakeries as it is in equal opportunity LGBT employment.
— Huffington Post, 2016
— Travel & Leisure, 2007–2014
“With parks and transportation within easy walking distance, the city became an inaugural member of AARP’s Network of Age-Friendly Communities. (For the lighter side of local life, watch the sitcom Portlandia.)
— AARP, 2015
Best place to live in the country
— Money, 2015
— United Van Lines, 2014–2015
“The City of Portland is a regional leader for greenhouse gas reduction and climate change mitigation. With support from 20 agency partners, Portland’s 2015 Climate Action Plan is a strategy to put the city on a path to achieve an 80 percent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions compared to 1990 levels.
— The White House, 2015
American city for quality of life
— Monocle, 2015