TriMet’s overall budget, which runs July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022, totals just over $1.64 billion.

TriMet Outlines FY2022 Budget

Portland, Ore.-based TriMet is proposing a fiscal year 2022 budget that includes $607.1 million for operations and $301.2 million for capital improvements.

TriMet Selects Parametrix to Finish ‘A Better Red’

TriMet has selected Parametrix to complete the final design of “A Better Red,” which aims to increase on-time performance of the MAX light rail system by double-tracking the existing Red Line from Gateway Transit Center to Portland International Airport.

Siemens Receives Two LRV Orders

Siemens Mobility recently received a pair of orders for 51 light rail vehicles (LRVs).

TriMet taps Siemens for $80M mid-life overhaul

Siemens Mobility recently announced that it has won a mid-life overhaul service contract worth $80 million—with options for up to $25 million more—for TriMet’s Type-2 and Type-3 Light Rail Vehicle (LRV) fleet.

TriMet steers onto Barbur Boulevard

The TriMet (Portland, Ore.) Southwest Corridor Light Rail project steering committee has voted unanimously in favor of the routing option that will place the new extension on Southwest Barbur Boulevard rather than Naito Parkway.

TriMet Hop FastPass™ goes virtual

Portland transit customers are making history of a sort – that is, if they are users of Google Pay.

Doug Kelsey

Kelsey named GM of TriMet

The TriMet Board of Directors on Feb. 28 named Chief Operating Officer Doug Kelsey as the agency’s next general manager.

TriMet names Kelsey as only GM finalist

TriMet’s Board of Directors has named current TriMet Chief Operating Officer (COO) Doug Kelsey as the single finalist in the search for a new general manager.

TriMet upgrades MAX station

TriMet of Portland, Ore., has completed a $2.1-million renovation of the Washington Park MAX Station, including new art, graffiti-resistant wall coatings, LED lighting and elevator lobby upgrades.

TriMet first with Android Pay virtual fare card

Portland’s TriMet and Google will begin beta testing of the Hop Fastpass™ as the first virtual transit card available in Android Pay starting in early 2018.