What We’ve Learned From our Electric Bus Pilot So Far

What We’ve Learned From our Electric Bus Pilot So Far

What We’ve Learned From our Electric Bus Pilot So Far A curtain dropped and the cameras flashed. For a day, a bus was the star. The months since have been less glamorous but far more important. Last April, we publically introduced our first zero-emission...
Hoping for the Best, Planning for the Worst

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...
Gresham MAX Improvements

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...
Essential Etiquette for Riding Transit

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...
Lloyd MAX Improvements

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...
Why Did My Bus Pass Me By?

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...