- 1 How much does public transportation cost in Portland Oregon?
- 2 Is TriMet taking cash?
- 3 How do you get a hop pass?
- 4 Is TriMet Free on the 4th of July?
- 5 Do you need a car in Portland?
- 6 Is Portland Oregon Safe?
- 7 Does Portland Oregon have a subway system?
- 8 Do TriMet buses accept cash?
- 9 Do TriMet buses take credit cards?
- 10 Does TriMet run in snow?
- 11 Do hop cards expire?
- 12 How do I transfer AT HOP balance?
- 13 How do you use a hop card on a bus?
How much does public transportation cost in Portland Oregon?
Rates and payment: Fares are $2.50 for adults for 2.5 hours of travel on any method of TriMet public transportation, or $5 per day. You can buy tickets at machines located in MAX stations and at the TriMet office in Pioneer Courthouse Square.
Is TriMet taking cash?
TriMet riders will once again be able to pay their fare on buses using cash beginning Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020. This was done for the safety of our bus operators and riders, to limit the time they are close to each other while boarding the bus during the COVID-19 pandemic.
How do you get a hop pass?
You can buy and top up your AT HOP card at an AT HOP retailer or AT customer service centre. The card costs $10 (non-refundable) and the minimum top up is $1, or you can buy a prepaid card for $20 which are pre-loaded with $10 HOP money at prepaid retailers.
Is TriMet Free on the 4th of July?
— Passengers can ride TriMet public transit for free over the 4th of July holiday weekend. Fares will be waived starting at the beginning of service on July 3, through the end of the day on July 5.
Do you need a car in Portland?
You don’t need a car while in Portland because the city is well served by public transportation (light-rail, streetcar, buses). However, if you want to take day trips to the Columbia Gorge National Scenic Area, the wine country, or Mount Hood, or explore the Oregon coast, a car is necessary.
Is Portland Oregon Safe?
Yes, Portland remains a safe city for visitors. In response to bad street behavior by people experiencing homelessness, Portland has increased police foot patrols in high-foot-traffic areas and enhanced the Clean & Safe program in the downtown area.
Does Portland Oregon have a subway system?
Like transportation in the rest of the United States, the primary mode of local transportation in Portland, Oregon is the automobile. Metro, the metropolitan area’s regional government, has a regional master plan in which transit-oriented development plays a major role.
Do TriMet buses accept cash?
Yes, cash will be accepted on buses starting October 1, 2020. When you board, place your exact cash fare in the farebox. Fareboxes accept any combination of bills and coins (including $1 coins). The operator will give you a ticket/receipt.
Do TriMet buses take credit cards?
Buy a Hop ticket from the TriMet Customer Support Center or a ticket machine at a MAX or WES station. The ticket machines at MAX stations accept cash and debit/credit cards. Your ticket is your proof of payment, good for 2½ hours on buses, MAX, WES Commuter Rail and Portland Streetcar.
Does TriMet run in snow?
MAX riders: Your train may be delayed and you may have to make extra transfers. MAX typically runs well in snow, though it’s not uncommon for trains to be delayed because autos are stuck blocking the tracks. Ice and freezing rain can cause problems if it begins to build up on the overhead wires.
Do hop cards expire?
Your AT HOP card will expire, and the HOP money will be forfeit if the card has not been used for a continuous period of six years.
How do I transfer AT HOP balance?
How to transfer the balance from one card to another online
- Log in to your MyAT account.
- Click “MyAT HOP cards” and select the cancelled card you wish to transfer funds from.
- Click on the “Transfer balance”.
- Select the receiving card or register a new card.
- Click “Request Transfer” to review the request details.
How do you use a hop card on a bus?
Use your AT HOP card to tag on before you board your train, ferry or bus, then tag off when you finish your trip. If you don’t tag on or tag off your AT HOP card you may be charged a default fare. Keep up to date with AT HOP updates.