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...

You asked: Is petitioning allowed on TriMet?

With elections coming up and ballot deadlines approaching, you may have been stopped by folks collecting signatures during your commute. We’ve been asked more often lately: Are people allowed to gather signatures on board or at the station? The answer,...
Why our trains slow down when it heats up

Why our trains slow down when it heats up

Many of you have asked why our trains slow down when it’s hot outside. We know extra delays can be frustrating, but there are two important reasons why our speeds go down when temperatures go up—science and safety. Update: How we’re minimizing heat delays...