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October 23, 2014

TriMet unveils newly designed Siemens rail vehicle

The S70 light rail vehicle was designed and manufactured at Siemens’ Sacramento, Calif. plant and includes new features that increase the comfort and safety for the public, make the operation of the vehicles easier and more efficient, and improve the maintenance process.


August 7, 2013

Police issue 316 citations near TriMet rail construction project

The police enforcement is part of a collaboration among multiple city bureaus and public agencies to minimize the impact of several large-scale construction projects this summer in Southeast Portland.


July 25, 2012

TriMet to receive 64 girders for light rail project

Will support the Portland-Milwaukie light rail transit project’s harbor structure decking that will carry the light rail over and under several roadways in South Waterfront.


May 23, 2012

TriMet gets $745.2M for light rail

The Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Transit Project will create up to 14,500 direct and indirect jobs and generate up to $573 million in personal earnings. It is the region’s sixth MAX construction project and will expand the rail system to 60 miles.


March 30, 2011

FTA oks final design phase for TriMet light rail

Approved the $1.49 billion Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Project to enter into Final Design. The project can now be developed from its current 30 percent design to 100 percent design. TriMet expects to sign the Full Funding Grant Agreement by mid-2012, moving the project into full construction.


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