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Apr 5, 2013 at 12:22 PM PDT
Portland’s GlobalSherpa is finding some business right in its own backyard. The local tech startup, which makes mobile ticketing apps for transit systems, is working with TriMet to beta test a new payment app for Portland’s transit system. KATU’s...
Apr 4, 2013 at 7:10 PM PDT
A new app for buying TriMet tickets might just save folks a lot of frustration and plenty of people want to help test it out.
Apr 4, 2013 at 6:41 PM PDT

PORTLAND, Ore. - A new app for buying TriMet tickets might just save folks a lot of frustration and plenty of people want to help test it out.

At least 1,000 people have already applied to be a beta tester for the free app that will be...
Mar 5, 2013 at 11:14 AM PDT
A graduate of the Portland Seed Fund accelerator continues to get attention from venture capitalists, raising $1.3 million in a funding round led by the Oregon Angel Fund.
Oct 30, 2012 at 3:07 PM PDT

PORTLAND, Ore. - TriMet is beefing up its security by adding a new K-9 team to the transit police force, installing more security cameras on buses and platforms and continuing their focus on fare enforcement.

The changes were announced...
Oct 30, 2012 at 11:27 AM PDT
TriMet is beefing up its security by adding a new K-9 team to the transit police force, installing more security cameras on buses and platforms and continuing their focus on fare enforcement.
Jul 31, 2012 at 11:46 PM PDT
There're still problems with TriMet's ticket machines and riders are fed up, some saying broken machines are leaving them slapped with a fine when they're trying to do the right thing.
Sep 7, 2011 at 9:46 PM PDT
TriMet's effort to get tough on passengers who don’t pay their fares is taking a toll on the court system.
Jul 20, 2011 at 10:30 AM PDT

PORTLAND, Ore. - It costs $4.75 to ride the Portland MAX light rail system all day long. Less, if you just need a quick hop around the city.

But riders that choose to skip out on getting a train ticket could end up paying a whole lot...
Jan 20, 2010 at 11:33 AM PDT
In 2007, Laurie Chilcote, 73, was hit over the head with a baseball bat after getting off a MAX train at Northeast 8th Street and Kelly Avenue in Gresham.
Jan 20, 2010 at 11:34 AM PDT
A man who was beaten with a baseball bat at a MAX stop will be getting $75,000 from TriMet in a lawsuit settlement. In 2007, Laurie Chilcote, 73, was hit over the head with a baseball bat after getting off a MAX train at Northeast 8th Street and...
Jul 5, 2009 at 6:56 PM PDT
Police on Sunday were searching for a heavyset man who is accused of assaulting a MAX fare inspector who removed him from the light rail train for failing to pay for the ride. It was not immediately clear what injury the fare inspector suffered.
Mar 12, 2009 at 2:33 PM PDT
Rindy Barr got a warning from fare inspectors after trying unsuccessfully to buy a ticket from a broken machine and then boarding a train anyway. Other passengers say they have had similar experiences.
Mar 9, 2009 at 10:50 AM PDT
Laurie Chilcote, 73, of Sandy, filed a lawsuit in Multnomah County Circuit Court asking for more than $440,000 for what he says was an attack that could have been prevented with simple security improvements. A teen struck him with a bat near a MAX platform.