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.