Category Archives: From the editor

What Makes This Place Great? TriMet Wants Your Stories Too!

What Makes This Place Great? The people, places and things that make our region unusually wonderful, just launched. It’s a new site, brought to you by TriMet: What Makes This Place Great is an online collection of stories about the … Continue reading

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TriMet Wants Your Love Stories

TriMet is sponsoring a Valentine’s Day Contest: Did you catch your first glance while on a TriMet bus or train? Or stand shoulder-to-shoulder at a MAX station or bus stop? Hotel DeLuxe logoIn 200 words or less, tell us how … Continue reading

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Portland Transit is Slow

As anyone who’s ridden transit in Portland is aware, it’s slow. I used to live in outer Southeast Portland and make occasional weekend trips on the bus and MAX to visit my parents in Hillsboro. It was easily an hour … Continue reading

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Only On The Streetcar with Heather

If you pick up your December 2010 copy of Portland Afoot: PDX’s 10-minute newsmagazine on buses, bikes, and low-car life, you may recognize the author of the Only On The Streetcar story: TriMet Diaries’ own Heather! And you may also … Continue reading

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TriMet Diaries Contributor Premium: Portland Afoot!

Ultimately we here at TriMet Diaries would like to offer story contributors a premium (or at least a chance at a premium in a drawing), but we can’t afford much, and we weren’t sure what our readers would like. My … Continue reading

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