We’re testing a new elevator access card reader at Hollywood TC

From June 12 to July 11, 2023, we’re testing a new elevator access card reader at Hollywood Transit Center to help keep our elevators clean and reliable for TriMet riders.

During the testing period, the elevator will be accessible only to riders with a valid fare. There is no cost to access the elevator, but you’ll need to tap a valid form of payment on the elevator card reader in order to open the elevator doors.

How to use the elevator:

  • Tap your Hop card, Hop ticket, contactless credit/debit card or phone (with mobile wallet enabled) on the black card reader located to the right of the elevator door. The screen on the reader will say “Elevator Access.” Similar to a Hop reader, you touch your card to the black area below the screen.
  • After tapping, the elevator door will open automatically.
  • Your card will not be charged for accessing the elevator.

graphic showing a Hop card, bank card or smartphone tapping a card reader

Please note: The elevator card reader is not a Hop reader. If you’re heading to the train, you will still need to pay your fare by tapping the green Hop Fastpass reader before boarding.

During the testing period (June 12–July 11), security staff will be stationed at the elevator to help riders. If you have a bus transfer ticket, just show them your ticket and they’ll open the elevator door for you.

Thank you for your patience during this test! Our goal is to keep our elevators working safely and reliably for all riders. If this test is successful in discouraging inappropriate behavior and reducing elevator outages, we may install card readers at our elevators in the future. We'll be sure to let riders know well in advance.



Questions or concerns?

Please contact us at 503-238-7433 or email hello@trimet.org.