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...
We’re Phasing Out Old Paper Tickets and the TriMet Tickets App

We’re Phasing Out Old Paper Tickets and the TriMet Tickets App

Out With the Old… Hop Fastpass® is your new ticket to ride TriMet — and that means some of our “legacy” fares are about ready for retirement. Paper tickets and passes have served us well (for much of the last century!), but Hop gives you more ways to pay that...
What’s With the New Ticket Machines?

What’s With the New Ticket Machines?

As you may have noticed, some MAX stations are sporting shiny new ticket machines. And if you’ve taken a closer look, you probably saw that they don’t just look different — they have been reformatted from the inside out to sell tappable Hop Fastpass tickets instead of...
How Transit Works in Snow and Ice

How Transit Works in Snow and Ice

We’ve enjoyed a mild fall, with less precipitation than normal and plenty of sunshine. That means we can expect a mellow winter, right? We’re certainly not counting on it. Over the years, we’ve learned that winter storms can appear out of nowhere. Of course, we...
The Cheapest / Easiest / Most Convenient Ways to Get to PDX

The Cheapest / Easiest / Most Convenient Ways to Get to PDX

Unlike most cities, we don’t dread going to our airport. The legit food options, reasonable prices and pleasant atmosphere make a big difference, but it also helps that PDX is not a painful haul to get to. Nearly the entire region is within an hour drive of the...

DALeast’s New Orange Line Mural

If you’re heading east across the Rhine–Lafayette pedestrian bridge in industrial Southeast Portland, keep an eye out for a large bird. Or, more accurately, a hawk-like space-travel bio-vehicle. That’s what celebrated artist DALeast suggests is at the center of his...