TriMet Draft Service Concept shows potential for 30% more bus service

TriMet has released its Forward Together Draft Service Concept (DSC) based in part on community responses to a survey they released back in March. TriMet says people want the transit agency to “focus on ridership and improving connections to destinations for people with low and limited incomes.”  While the Forward Together service concept includes changes … Read more

As TriMet struggles with driver shortage, union leader says agency is part of the problem

TriMet, Portland’s regional transit agency, has taken on an intense marketing campaign, touting their benefits in employee testimonial ads on YouTube and social media posts to reel in potential employees to fill the bus and light rail operator deficit they’ve been dealing with in the wake of the pandemic. But despite the ad blitz, increased … Read more