Accessibility on Buses and Trains

Our stops, stations and vehicles have accessibility features that help make traveling easier for seniors and people with disabilities.

Reduced fares for seniors and people with disabilities

“Honored Citizen” fares are reduced fares for seniors age 65 or older, people on Medicare and people with a mental or physical disability.

Travel training is available

TriMet and Ride Connection offer free travel training to first-time riders to help you understand and become more comfortable with using our public transportation system.

Travel training programs are designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to confidently and independently use our bus and MAX light rail services:

  • Learn how to plan your trip using our trip planning tools.
  • Navigate our stations and stops.
  • Pay fare using different payment options.
  • Transferring between different modes of transportation.
  • Tips and tools on safety while using public transit.
  • Answer any questions you may have about riding TriMet.

Sign up for free travel training

  • TriMet: Anyone can sign up by calling the Transit Mobility Center at 503-962-5982.

  • Ride Connection: A non-profit community service organization, providing training for seniors and people with disabilities through their RideWise program.

Other services

Neighborhood shuttles

A door-to-door shuttle service, provided through Ride Connection’s transportation network, is available for seniors and people with disabilities.

LIFT Paratransit Service

TriMet’s LIFT paratransit service is for people who are not able to ride regular buses and trains due to a disability or disabling health condition.

On-Board Accessibility Features

For more information

Phone: 503-962-2455
TTY: 7-1-1
Fax: 503-962-2370
Hours: 8:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m. weekdays