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May 7, 2014

TriMet’s Yellow Line hits nearly 46M rides at 10 years

Since opening on May 1, 2004, annual ridership has grown 24.2%, and there has been a 50% increase in the number of new businesses along the line.


October 31, 2012

TriMet ups security, fare enforcement

A new K-9 team was certified to join the TriMet Transit Police Division, bringing the force to 62 officers including four full-time K-9 explosives teams. Additionally, six new fare enforcers start work, joining two others hired earlier this year, which brings the fare enforcement team to the full-time equivalent of 26.


February 23, 2012

TriMet solar project to produce clean energy

The project at the South Terminus of the MAX Green and Yellow lines will produce approximately 65,000 kilowatt hours of energy annually, offsetting energy used by site lighting and two light rail electrical system buildings. The excess energy produced will add clean energy to the Portland General Electric grid.


February 7, 2012

Transit patrols decreasing TriMet crime

In 2005, 780 crimes were reported in the MAX system, dropping to a low of 413 crime reports in 2009.


December 12, 2011

TriMet sees ridership spikes

Riders took 8.1 million trips on buses and commuter rail, up more than 2 percent compared to November 2010.


July 5, 2011

TriMet kicks off light rail bridge construction

Will be the first cable-stayed bridge for the region, extending 1,720 feet over the Willamette River. It is the first of its kind, carrying light rail, buses, bikes, pedestrians and a future Portland Streetcar extension, but no private vehicles.


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