Alyssa Flynn

Alyssa Flynn

Spends her free time reading and going to bar trivia, and gets her best ideas while riding the bus.

More Opportunities to Exchange Paper and Mobile Tickets for Hop Credit

More Opportunities to Exchange Paper and Mobile Tickets for Hop Credit

It’s the final countdown. In less than three months — on December 31, 2019 — we’re retiring our “legacy” fares: mobile tickets from the Tickets app and foil-stamped paper tickets and passes. But even though we’ll be saying goodbye to the old paper and mobile tickets,...
Ask TriMet: What Can I Take on Transit?

Ask TriMet: What Can I Take on Transit?

An actual question we get: Can I take my snake with me on the bus? Don’t be alarmed if you’re afraid of snakes, but the answer is yes. As with most things, the details matter. Animals on transit — snakes included —must be kept in a secure container, and...
Portland Marathon has a New Route. Here’s How It’ll Affect Yours.

Portland Marathon has a New Route. Here’s How It’ll Affect Yours.

Ready, set… reroute? This Sunday, October 6, the Portland Marathon returns with a totally new route through Portland. The new 26.2 mile course will take runners on a tour of the city, hitting many of our most scenic — and busiest — neighborhoods. As a result,...
Hoping for the Best, Planning for the Worst

Hoping for the Best, Planning for the Worst

Sometimes life in Portland feels like an overactive game of SimCity. With our recent wildfires and tornadoes, along with the ever-present threat posed by flooding and earthquakes and our vaguely unsettling proximity to multiple volcanoes, you’d be forgiven for...
Make the Most of Autumn: 14 Transit-Friendly Fall Activities

Make the Most of Autumn: 14 Transit-Friendly Fall Activities

It’s that time of year again, and we don’t just mean Pumpkin Spice Season. It’s the start of autumn! Okay, technically it doesn’t start until September 23rd this year, but we’ve hit that perfect transition period where we’re past the heat waves and the weather is...

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