Integrated Mobility Innovation

An FTA Demonstration Program opening the door for safe, total, equitable, personalized, seamless payment and complete trips for all.



STEPS advances the future of mobility by leveraging innovative, transferable and technology agnostic solutions for extended payment; an improved travel experience for all customers; and data frameworks for assessing impacts, improvements and efficiencies in transportation.

STEPS: Safe, total, equitable, personalized, seamless
MOD: Mobility on Demand
MPI: Mobility Payment Integration


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Innovative Payment

Making the multimodal trip payment experience more seamless for travelers and improving access for the unbanked and underbanked

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Customer Experience

Enhancing traveler linkages, enabling travelers access to existing resources, and fostering personal mobility

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Mobility Data

Enabling increased understanding of traveler and community impact. Providing innovative approaches to data sharing and collection methods

Updates and Resources

➡️ Origin Destination Transfer Methodology

➡️ UrbanLogiq selected to implement Smart Mobility Platform

TriMet is partnering with data scientists and developers at Urbanlogiq to build a smart mobility platform for tracking and visualizing the agency’s role as a mobility manager.

➡️ Project Team holds Smart Mobility Platform User Story Workshop

➡️ Improving bus arrival time predictions through machine learning

Transit arrival predictions based on historical averages can vary widely and be prone to error. New research conducted as part of the IMI project explores machine learning models for forecasting bus arrival times and ensuring more accurate predictions for travelers.

➡️ Project Kickoff Virtual Workshop

The Project Kickoff Workshop was held virtually Sept 14–17, 2020. The workshop was a key part of the two-year project to designed to develop a collaborative plan in conjunction with over 20 private and public project partners, including the FTA.

➡️ Weekly Slack Meetings

To get the latest, join us on our weekly Slack meetings Thursday mornings.

More Info

For more information, contact Bibiana McHugh, TriMet Manager of Mobility & Location-Based Services at