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...
Gresham MAX Improvements

Gresham MAX Improvements

   From Sunday, September 22 through Saturday, October 5, we’ll be working on the MAX Blue Line between Rockwood/E 188th Ave and Cleveland Ave stations. During these two weeks, trains will turn around at Rockwood/E 188th Ave, with shuttle buses covering the last five...
Essential Etiquette for Riding Transit

Essential Etiquette for Riding Transit

Public transit is a team sport. That pretty much sums up what you said the most important etiquette is when riding transit. Our other favorite comment: “In general, I try to stay aware of how my presence impacts others and minimize that however possible.” So, what are...
Lloyd MAX Improvements

Lloyd MAX Improvements

Heads up: We’ve got some work to do. From Sunday, August 4 through Saturday, August 17, MAX won’t run between Interstate/Rose Quarter and Lloyd Center/NE 11th Ave stations while we make some necessary improvements to our tracks. MAX Blue, Green and Red...
Why Did My Bus Pass Me By?

Why Did My Bus Pass Me By?

We’ve all been there. You’re waiting at the stop and see your bus coming down the road. It’s getting closer, closer…wait, it’s not slowing down? Oh no, it’s not stopping! ARGH!   This experience can leave you feeling like Charlie Brown as the football gets...

Electric Buses, Powered by Wind

Our first all-electric bus began service April 17, 2019, on Line 62-Murray Blvd in Beaverton. In the coming months, four more electric buses will be put into service on the same line. And thanks to our partnership with Portland General Electric, these new buses will...