Accessibility Features on MAX

These features can help you get around on MAX.

  • Ticket machines have instructions in audio, raised letter and Braille.
  • Textured tiles at the station warn you when you are close to the platform edge. These tiles can be detected with your foot or a cane.
  • MAX stations have Braille/raised-letter signs that indicate which lines serve the station and where they go.
  • Many stations (as well as bus stops on the Portland Transit Mall) have digital displays that show you when the next vehicle is expected to arrive.
  • At stations on the Portland Transit Mall and on the Green Line along I-205, you can hear an audio announcement of the next arrivals by pushing a button.
  • MAX trains have ramps that extend onto the sidewalk for easy boarding.
  • There are priority seating spaces inside near the door for seniors and people with disabilities, including riders using mobility devices. (No securement is necessary.)
  • An audio system on board announces the name of the next station.
  • Reader boards inside the train show the name of the next station.

Boarding with a mobility device

If you use a wheelchair or scooter, or have limited mobility, please read our instructions for boarding MAX with a mobility device.

Service animals are welcome

Your service animal is welcome on MAX. No permit is required, but you may be asked to confirm that your animal is a service animal. Learn more about bringing a service animal on TriMet

Travel training is available

Ride Connection, a non-profit community service organization, provides individual and group travel training for seniors and people with disabilities through their RideWise program.