People depend on TriMet. Each weekday, Portland-area residents take more than 316,700 trips on TriMet to jobs, shopping, services and recreation. That adds up to 100 million trips per year! And 78% of those riders choose TriMet over driving.
Transit’s big here. More people ride TriMet than any other transit system our size. We’re the 24th largest U.S. metro area, but 11th in transit ridership (and 9th in ridership per capita). Convenient and affordable transit is one reason the Portland area is such a great place to live.
TriMet is a lifeline.
For those of us who can’t drive due to age, income or a disability, transit is a ticket to freedom and independence. Each year,