Making transit better
in Southeast

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With your feedback, we've drafted a plan for improving bus service, bus stops and street crossings in the communities of Southeast Portland (generally south of Division Street), Estacada, Gladstone, Happy Valley, Milwaukie, Oregon City, and unincorporated urban Clackamas County.


There's strong demand for more transit service connecting Southeast communities to jobs and educational opportunities across the region. With your help, our Southeast Service Enhancement Plan is taking into account the plan for bus service changes with the start of the new MAX Orange Line on September 12, 2015 and will identify:

  • other near-term bus service improvements that can be made soon with modest cost
  • long-term bus service improvements to implement over time
  • partnerships with cities, the county and businesses to improve access to bus and light rail stops

Related Project:

Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Transit Project

The new MAX Orange Line opens in September 2015, serving 10 new stations and all existing MAX stations on the Portland Mall (5th and 6th avenues) in Downtown Portland. With this new service, changes are planned on nine bus lines, aimed at improving connections for the neighborhoods adjacent to the MAX Orange Line and to the entire bus and rail system.

View September 2015 bus changes »

Related Project:

Powell-Division Transit and Development Project

The bus lines that run on Powell Boulevard and Division Street (TriMet lines 9 and 4) are among the region's most-used lines. The Powell-Division Transit and Development project will bring more rapid and reliable bus transit to Powell Boulevard and Division Street between Portland and Gresham.

Learn more about the Powell-Division Transit and Development Project »


Steps to complete the Southeast Service Enhancement Planning process:

Fall 2014–Spring 2015: Public input and data collection

Late Spring 2015: Draft vision for bus service improvements

Summer 2015: Public feedback on draft vision

Fall 2015: Refined draft vision and public input

Winter 2015: Finalize vision

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