Buses

Service Improvements in March 2018

We’re continuing a 10-year expansion of transit throughout the Portland area.

✔️ Three new bus lines    ✔️ More weekend service    ✔️ Later Red Line trips

We’re adding, adjusting and expanding service in Beaverton, Tigard, Portland, Gresham and Milwaukie. Take a look at the changes going into effect March 4 and 5:

Line 42-Denney/Hall 🆕

Skip 217

This new bus line makes traveling through a congested corridor a little easier. The route serves communities between Tigard, Washington Square and Beaverton Transit Center via SW Lombard, Denney, Scholls Ferry and Hall.

Weekday service begins March 5, with buses running every 30–45 minutes between 6:15 a.m. and 7 p.m.

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Line 74-162nd Avenue 🆕

East Portland’s new connection

East Portland and Gresham’s new north–south line takes you anywhere on 162nd Avenue — and connnects you to everything beyond. This route runs along 162nd between Airport Way and Powell Boulevard, and along Powell between 162nd and 182nd.

Weekday service begins March 5, with buses running about every 30 minutes between 7 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.

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Schedules

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Line 81-Kane/257th

Better service to work and school

Starting March 5, this route switches to Division Street in Gresham for more direct service to Mt. Hood Community College, and to Swigert Way in Troutdale for service to the Troutdale Reynolds Industrial Park (where FedEx and Amazon are located).

Parts of the former route south of Gresham TC are covered by the new Line 82-South Gresham. Buses run about every hour between 6:15 a.m. and 6:45 p.m., weekdays only.

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Line 82-South Gresham 🆕

Welcome to South Gresham!

This new bus line runs between Powell and Kane, and includes former portions of lines 81 and 87.

Weekday service begins March 5, with buses running every 45 minutes between 6 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Schedules

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Line 87-Airport Way/181st

New weekend service

Weekend service has been added to this line, which runs between Gateway Transit Center and Powell Boulevard starting March 4. The former route between Powell and Gresham Transit Center is covered by the new Line 82-South Gresham.

Buses run about every 30 minutes between 5 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. on weekdays, and every 35 minutes between 6:30 a.m. and 8 p.m. on weekends.

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Line 152-Milwaukie

Quicker trips in Milwaukie

Starting March 5, this route switches to SE Harmony Road, and service along Kellogg Creek Road and the Milwaukie Marketplace will be removed for a faster trip.

Buses will run more frequently than before, about every 30 to 40 minutes, with service starting at 6:30 a.m. and ending at 6:30 p.m.

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MAX Red Line ✈️

We’re adding later trips to Portland International Airport!

More trips to PDX mean a more convenient connection to work and travel. Here’s what’s new starting March 4:

  • The last train from Beaverton TC to PDX now leaves Beaverton about half an hour later, at 10:41 p.m.
  • The last train from PDX to Hillsboro now leaves the airport about half an hour later, at 12:18 a.m.
  • New trips from Rose Quarter TC to PDX depart at 11:33 p.m., 12:08 a.m. and around 12:40 a.m.
  • New trips from PDX to Gateway TC, continuing to Ruby Junction/E 197th Ave, depart at 12:24 a.m., 12:56 a.m. and 1:24 a.m.

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More service improvements

These adjustments will improve connections and reliability.

Line 1-Vermont

Additional morning and evening service.

Line 10-Harold St

Additional morning and evening service.

Line 20-Burnside/Stark

New stop location at Gresham Transit Center.

Line 33-McLoughlin/King Rd

Schedule change to reduce wait and transfer times.

Line 45-Garden Home

Schedule change to better match traffic conditions.

Line 52-Farmington/185th

New stop location at Beaverton Transit Center.

Line 71-60th Ave

Additional morning and afternoon service.

 

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We’re working to grow our network of buses and trains while making your ride smoother, safer and more reliable.

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