Alyssa Flynn

Alyssa Flynn

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

Arriving Soon: the Division Transit Project

Arriving Soon: the Division Transit Project

Arriving Soon: the Division Transit Project Adding new transit service often means dealing with trade-offs. Buses are flexible, affordable and convenient, but they can only hold so many people and at times they travel slower than we’d prefer. Light rail is faster and...
Ask TriMet: Are Cars Allowed on MAX or Streetcar Tracks?

Ask TriMet: Are Cars Allowed on MAX or Streetcar Tracks?

Ask TriMet: Are Cars Allowed on MAX or Streetcar Tracks? There is a moment of anxiety you may have had if you’ve ever driven in Downtown Portland: “Wait… can I drive on these tracks?” You’re not alone: Any downtown is a challenge to drive through, and with light...
More Opportunities to Exchange Paper and Mobile Tickets for Hop Credit

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...
Ask TriMet: What Can I Take on Transit?

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...
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.

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...

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