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 Plan for This Fall’s Hillsboro MAX Improvements

Our next MAX improvement project kicks off today in Hillsboro, where we’re replacing worn-out rails and tackling other important projects that will give you a smoother ride and fewer delays. The entire project will take seven weeks to complete. Thanks to careful...

Avoid Interstate Construction Traffic This Summer

Hearing the phrase “a good time to plan a vacation” about upcoming roadwork does not exactly inspire confidence in a smooth commute. But that is what’s being said about this summer’s I-84 and I-5 construction. The projects, which run from July 8th...

Rolling Out Soon: Our Largest-Ever Bus Service Expansion

Our largest-ever expansion of bus service is officially a “go” with the approval of our Fiscal Year 2019 budget last week. Thirteen lines will soon have more frequent buses or will run for more hours. We’ll also be bringing back 24-hour service to two...

The Plan for Providence Park

We’re about to kick off another MAX improvement project, but this one will be a bit different than last year’s lengthy Morrison–Yamhill MAX work. While the end result will be similar — a smoother ride and system upgrades to help keep trains running on time — the...

Thanks to New Funds, Transit Is About to Get a Lot Better

For the first time ever, the Oregon Legislature has established statewide funding for general transit service. This is huge, exciting news. House Bill 2017 is a $5.3 billion package for improvements in Oregon’s transportation systems. It includes a new employee...