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Catch a bus or take the MAX for work or errands. Check schedules and use trip planners for the Portland-Vancouver area's public transit services.

People throughout the Metro region get around on transit every day for work and play.Thirty percent of riders take the bus or MAX to work, and nearly a quarter use it for recreation, shopping and personal business. Frequent service, park-and-ride lots and online trip planning make public transit convenient and reliable.


Service area: Multnomah, Clackamas and Washington counties | Contact: 503-238-RIDE (7433)
TriMet has 93 bus lines serving Multnomah, Clackamas and Washington counties. Of these, eighty connect with MAX Light Rail at transit centers and MAX stations. TriMet’s website contains an interactive system map that gives you street-level detail about routes, bus stops, MAX stations and more. You will also find a list of leisure-time destinations to discover and a description of TriMet's rolling five-year plan to expand transit service.
Visit the TriMet site


Downtown Portland, Ore. to Tualatin, Ore.
Early Bird Express Shuttle, a service of the Tualatin Chamber of Commerce, departs SW 5th and Yamhill at 5:30 a.m. and arrives in Tualatin before 6 a.m. Evening service back to Portland is provided by TriMet line #96. Call 503-314-6963 to be added to waiting list.


Service area: Wilsonville | Contact: 503-682-7790
SMART provides bus service in the Wilsonville area and passengers ride for free! SMART Options program provides free assistance to employers in setting up transportation programs.Visit the SMART site


Service area: Clark County, Wash. | Contact: 360-695-0123
C-Tran, Clark County Washington’s public transit provider, has 26 bus routes, C-Van curb-to-curb service for people who cannot access regular route service, carpool and vanpool services, a bike and bus program and more.
Visit the C-Tran site

Canby CAT

Service area: Canby | Contact: 503-266-4022
Canby CAT offers fareless, fixed route service six days a week, flag stops, ADA-accessible buses, bike racks on all buses, and a lift available for qualified applicants.
Visit the Canby CAT site

Ride Connection

Service area: Multnomah, Clackamas and Washington counties | Contact: 503-528-1720
Ride Connection is a non-profit organization offering assistance to persons with disabilities and senior citizens in Clackamas, Clark, Multnomah and Washington counties. Volunteer opportunities available.Visit the Ride Connection site

Mt. Hood Express via Sandy Area Metro

Service area: Clackamas County | Contact: 503-668-3466

Recreating with gear on Mt. Hood this year? Hop the Mt. Hood Express, running from the City of Sandy east to Timberline Lodge. Busesare equipped with ski gear storage. Destinations: Mt. Hood National Forest, Timberline Lodge and Skibowl trails. Year round schedules are integrated with those of TriMet.
Visit the Mt. Hood Express
Sandy Area Metro.

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Regional Travel Options program
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Planning and stewardship

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Metro's Transit-Oriented Development Program takes planning from the conceptual to the actual by investing in development projects in key locations throughout the region like Central Point, a four-story, mixed-use project that features 3,000 square feet of class A ground-floor retail space and 22 market-rate apartments in Gresham.

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