November 27, 2013
The vegetated trackway area is pervious to stormwater, thus reducing runoff. It is comprised of 1-inch thick mats with various sedum species.
October 22, 2013
The SensoTop program enables the transmission’s control system to automatically adapt gear-shifting points based on acceleration, vehicle load and topography of the route.
September 12, 2013
More than 21,700 mobile tickets and passes were sold through the free app in the first week it was available.
September 3, 2013
Will be available on iPhone and Android starting Sept. 4. Riders will be the first in the nation to use a mobile ticketing app to ride both buses and trains, according to the transit system.
August 27, 2013
Made adjustments to the schedules, routes and/or stops of 11 bus lines. The changes, including the addition of a bus line, will help relieve overcrowding and improve schedule reliability.
August 21, 2013
Will start the process on September 5 and include two phases of public input. This will mark the first time in the region’s history the public will have the opportunity to suggest names for the first new bridge over the Willamette River in more than 40 years, according to the transit agency.
August 7, 2013
Innovative projects will teach riders, drivers and pedestrians around the country some valuable lessons on interacting safely with transit tracks.
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 23, 2013
Put the first six into service. All the vehicles will be in service by the fall. The 3100s are more fuel- and emissions-efficient and include operator and rider improvements.
July 15, 2013
About one month ago the agency finished replacing its oldest ticket machines — referred to as type 3s — with new, type 6 machines. Now 117 – or more than 50% – of the 213 ticket machines along the MAX and WES systems are new.
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