As of April 30, 2012, non-foil tickets are no longer accepted as valid fare

Old-style TriMet tickets
Older-style TriMet tickets don't have a foil strip. These are no longer accepted as valid fare.

As of April 30, 2012, we are no longer accepting non-foil tickets (those without a shiny strip) as valid fare.

In 2009, we added a foil strip to our tickets for better security and to help speed up the fare inspection process. Now, we’ve phased out all of the older-style tickets. If you haven’t managed to use up your old tickets, you can still exchange them.

Exchanging your old tickets

If you want, you can trade in your old tickets through December 31, 2012, at the TriMet Ticket Office at Pioneer Courthouse Square, located at 701 SW 6th Ave. in Downtown Portland.

Adult pass and ticket example (with foil strip)
Since 2009, tickets are printed with a wavy foil security strip with holograms that change colors.

7-Day Pass scratch-off discontinued

As part of this transition, we’ve also discontinued the scratch-off version of the 7-Day Pass. (You’ll still be able to purchase a 7-Day Pass from a ticket machine or the TriMet Ticket Office at Pioneer Courthouse Square, pre-validated for immediate use.)

Nancy D'Inzillo

I’m TriMet’s web coordinator. I assist in developing and maintaining TriMet’s web and social media content (in addition to general writing and copyediting assignments). In my spare time, I enjoy freelance editing, learning new recipes, and reading books of all genres.

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