TriMet provides bus, light rail and commuter rail transit services in the Portland, Oregon, metro area. We connect people with their community, while easing traffic congestion and reducing air pollution—making the Portland area a better place to live. More
Current Rail and Bus Projects
Transit improvements in progress and on the horizon
TriMet received $53 million in federal stimulus funds for capital projects, maintenance and infrastructure that will make the transit system more robust and create new jobs.
We analyzed 7,000 transit stops to make recommendations for pedestrian access improvements that cities, counties and the state can incorporate into community plans, project designs and funding decisions.
The Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Project will travel 7.3 miles, connecting Portland State University, inner Southeast Portland, Milwaukie and north Clackamas County. MAX service on the alignment is scheduled to begin in 2015.
The Columbia River Crossing Project is a bridge, transit and highway improvement project between Oregon and Southwest Washington.
A number of revitalization projects are under way along the Eastside MAX Blue Line, including safety and security improvements, station upgrades and land use planning.