The Inside Story of the Robertson Tunnel, Part 1: Construction

The Inside Story of the Robertson Tunnel, Part 1: Construction

The Inside Story of the Robertson Tunnel, Part 1: Construction The Robertson Tunnel is a marvel.  This tunnel through the West Hills – allowing MAX to extend from Portland to Beaverton and Hillsboro — is nearly three miles long and drilled through challenging and...
9 Tips for Returning Riders

9 Tips for Returning Riders

9 Tips for Returning Riders Many of us are returning to the office, nearly two years after we began working from home. For some, this is a time of excitement. For others, apprehension and maybe even disappointment. We’d bet most folks have a mix of these feelings.  If...
How to Travel Oregon Without a Car

How to Travel Oregon Without a Car

How to Travel Oregon Without a Car All the places you’ll go (on public transit) We cover a lot of ground – our service district spans 533 square miles.  But that’s only a fraction of Oregon’s 98,000 square miles. Fortunately, you can make easy connections to...
Where Riders Say We Need to Improve (and What We’re Doing About It)

Where Riders Say We Need to Improve (and What We’re Doing About It)

Where Riders Say We Need to Improve (and What We’re Doing About It) How does our transit system get better? Often, it starts with feedback from our riders. With hundreds of thousands of people riding with us every day, our riders know our system’s strengths and...
Five Tips For Navigating the Upcoming MAX Disruption

Five Tips For Navigating the Upcoming MAX Disruption

Five Tips For Navigating the Upcoming MAX Disruption If you’re a MAX rider, you’re going to want to know what’s happening starting this weekend. MAX Blue, Green and Red lines won’t be running between NE 7th Avenue and Gateway Transit Center from Saturday, May 15,...

Electric Buses Update: Lots of Progress and Some Challenges

Electric Buses Update: Lots of Progress and Some Challenges 2021 is looking increasingly like it will be a good year for our community – vaccines! — as well as our electric buses.  We’re rolling out more buses, including buses with longer ranges and what we believe is...