Category Archives: Seen and Heard on TriMet

Seen and Heard: Super Mario Bros., Batman and random bus stop dance party

Batman“Seen and Heard on TriMet” is a regular compilation of some of the funny, entertaining and uplifting content we see posted about our system every day.

Want to get in on the fun? Just include #trimet in your tweets, and your content could be featured here on our blog.

Here are some of the highlights from the last few weeks:

 

ivettezmp:

I seriously love #trimet http://instagram.com/p/XDhPkRDovH/

davesgeekyideas:

MAX LRT Map – Super Mario 3 Style #trimet http://wp.me/pRwNS-1is 

TheAmyRush:

I love when #Pandora randomly plays out the “club” mix of any given song at 8AM…And a random bus stop dance party ensues…#trimet

mynameiserica:

Just discovered that apparently TriMet drivers have the option of wearing a kilt instead of pants. #comfortware

klangphoto:

Godzilla vs TriMet, Hillsboro, OR, Photo: K. Lang Photography http://klangphoto.tumblr.com/post/46341991414/godzilla-vs-trimet-hillsboro-or-photo-k-lang#_=_ 

EmilyKirk:

@OMSI has quite the view! @trimet is coming along nicely with the Milwaukie-Lightrail bridge! #PDX https://twitter.com/EmilyKirk_/status/317055951725289473/photo/1

mannyfresco:

The @trimet driver asked what spots we hit last night. “Treat it like taxicab confessions.” LOL

Portland_Beer:

Things to do today:

  • Make a list of my favorite Portland craft beers available on tap right now.
  • TakeTriMet around PDX.
  • Drink beers.

PDXZeb:

Early morning rides with @trimet. #4 https://twitter.com/PDXZeb/status/317667492162064384/photo/1

hlm906:

I love Springtime. Trees in blookm, the birds r chirping. #rosequarter #max #trimet Center is calm. #ilovepdx https://twitter.com/hlm906/status/317647388489691136/photo/1

Seen and Heard: Commuter life, nicelandia, and singing One Direction

Someone sitting on the bus, holding a laptop and Starbucks coffee

As seen by @sindandune.

“Seen and Heard on TriMet” is a regular compilation of some of the funny, entertaining and uplifting content we see posted about our system every day.

Want to get in on the fun? Just include #trimet in your tweets, and your content could be featured here on our blog.

Here are some of the highlights from the last few weeks:

sindandune:

#thiscommuterlife @ TriMet MAX Blue Line instagr.am/p/VZSfbEE9_F/

bgrmosaic:

Skidmore Fountain at night, taken from the Burnside Br. #PDX #trimet http://twitpic.com/c5p0vm

ChiTownDogPDX:

I’m on the max train & it’s full of people with no pants on. Apparently it’s for a bday celebration. Ah Portlandia.

carolinebingy:

riding the max out to Portland to get @SizzlePie with @eyehateshel @ TriMet Quatama/NW 205th Ave MAX Station instagr.am/p/UXGcynJYhK/

flanaganjd:

Brothers at Arms “Go G4S” TriMet Transit Security instagr.am/p/VGZjYkudno/

maureen_milton:

Just saw the opposing #trimet MAX train drivers smile & cheerfully wave to each other as they passed on the tracks. #Nicelandia #pdx

leashah:

Pretty good at self-entertainment. #trimet MAX to the #oregonzoo instagram.com/p/Vj3d-4iOiD/

StumpTheRob:

Just sang One Direction on the MAX train with the rest of the bridal party bros. #DWYL

abby_edwhm:

It’s true, I do. #madewithOver #pdx #pdxlove #portland #ripcity #bridgetown #bridgecity #portlandor #pdxconventioncenter #textography #max #trimet #oregon #grey #clouds #madeinoregon #sepdx instagram.com/p/VcjHL1S2U2/

ak2or:

The rose city and its transit! instagram.com/p/VUtwPArX-Z/

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Seen and Heard: New bus smell and transit swagger

People crossing at a crosswalk in front of a MAS train

As seen by @ElliotIs

“Seen and Heard on TriMet” is a regular compilation of some of the funny, entertaining and uplifting content we see posted about our system every day.

Want to get in on the fun? Just include #trimet in your tweets, and your content could be featured here on our blog.

Here are some of the highlights from the last few weeks:

ElliotIs:

The daily village crossing. #pdx #trimet @ Pioneer Place instagr.am/p/S_l5ovSmot/

The_CJG:

In line with two other guys for the @trimet 15, all of us wearing black peacoats. #random #awesome #Portlandia

pymander:

New bus smell is like new car smell times ten. #TriMet instagram.com/p/UVCEz5riAn/

FallMoonlitRose:

My fiancé and I are on one of the new #trimet busses! It’s fancy and new, lol! #buss #traveling

joshuakagi:

Moonrise over Sunset. @ TriMet Sunset Transit Center instagr.am/p/TwuGPMg7V3/

briaceves:

Lady on the max was reading this book. Thought it was cool that its in a different language #different #different #language #book #reading #cool #portland #trimet #lucky #Chinese ? instagram.com/p/UScM36M2IR/

johnpierce77:

Now this is the socially reasonable thing to do. #trimet #portland #newyears @ TriMet Mall/SW 4th Ave MAX Station instagr.am/p/TywHKghVHh/

anissa_is_about_that_life:

Bus rides with Bert(: #bertandernie #pdx #bus #max #trimet instagram.com/p/UCqHGzJ5W5/

thepineappleburner:

Photos on the bus! #cute #couple #bus #ride #trimet #her #smile is #perfect instagram.com/p/T9_T5kHrA5/

pssshyah:

Some #New (#old) #TriMet #transit #swagger instagram.com/p/Tb0GH0m_xG/

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Seen and Heard: Human-powered bus and wedding-attire transportation

A gentleman and his two children dressed up in one big TriMet bus costume.

As seen by @HalesforMayor

“Seen and Heard on TriMet” is a regular compilation of some of the funny, entertaining and uplifting content we see posted about our system every day.

Want to get in on the fun? Just include #trimet in your tweets, and your content could be featured here on our blog.

Here are some of the highlights from the last month or so:

HalesforMayor:

Human powered Trimet Bus. #MonsterMash #Sellwood #pdx #pdxmayor #halloween instagr.am/p/RWNPn5Lmpa/

andrewmatia:

I’m blown away by the stillness. Life is never this quiet. I’d imagine stopping time would feel somewhat similar. @ TriMet Elmonica/SW 170th Ave MAX Station instagr.am/p/RPHvJxRPec/

CheyenneSimply:

Took my niece to school on the Trimet bus and she was freaking out and screaming because she was so excited. It was cute :)

nategarvison:

Autumn morning in Quatama. #pdx #sunrise @ TriMet Quatama/NW 205th Ave MAX Station instagr.am/p/RiC616xJld/

daisy_madison:

These new Trimet busses are blowing my mind. It’s like I’m in a spaceship or something… #engineering #build #it #better #portland #educate #recreate #innovation @ Cleveland High School Track & Sports Field instagr.am/p/RbX6LEp5Co/

michellekfisher:

Waiting for the Max to take us to the instameet!! @ TriMet SE Division St MAX Station instagr.am/p/Rx2oIAtHop/

dooleyerinm:

The bus #tinyplanet #trimet #pdx instagram.com/p/SWaenILUgY/

jenncrowell:

Just saw nine adolescent deer in a full-moon-lit urban garden. Unfazed by a MAX train & my gleeful daughter. Awesome.

Will_Thomas:

Rainbow at the transit center this morning. @ TriMet Beaverton Transit Center instagr.am/p/SqQjGhHRtI/

brockmon:

Transporting my wedding attire rental by @trimet and #bicycle tonight. Active tux-portation! #ftw pic.twitter.com/9BB5S9H2/a>

SuziQoregon:

another perk of going to work early – get off the train downtown & the trees lit up for the holidays are pretty. @ TriMet Yamhill District MAX Station instagr.am/p/SlL69QvKvv/

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Seen and Heard: A runner costumed as MAX, “cryptic poems,” and Greekfest-goers

Greekfest-goers

As seen by @pinkessa

Want to get in on the fun? Just include #trimet in your tweets, and your content could be featured here on our blog.

Here are some of the highlights from the last few weeks:

pinkessa:

Who knew @trimet MAX was a runner?!? Rocked the @Foot_Traffic Run Like Hell! pic.twitter.com/y4BnY5Ot

StockingCo:

Crowded bus. People standing. Lady w/infant & bags gets on. I’m about to offer my seat, 20 something girl beats me to it.Happy&Sad. #Trimet

ArmstrongDavis:

Ready to run!! #colorrun playing @ejdown. #dreamrole @ TriMet Kenton/N Denver Ave MAX Station instagr.am/p/QKdxYiPfn2/

_Caprietta_

Before the fest #GreekFest #2012 #Trimet #Bus #DejasRealHair #Happy #Smile #FunNight #GreatFood #RatchetPeop instagr.am/p/QeDW52qbTd/

abrittonkitten:

This is #why I ride #trimet #max to #work everyday…to #avoid that #parkinglot on #highway26 #portlandorego instagr.am/p/QSO9DJnvaP/

xasiamarie:

I miss trimet… I miss MAXing around aimlessly for hours. Portland is the only city that will accept MAX as a verb.

mulan13:

Rediscovered the joys of public transpo. Gotta love Portland! #Portland #Trimet

MukawaM:

Heading to the airport… @ TriMet Oak/SW 1st Ave MAX Station instagr.am/p/PzVxkbt30h/

jermaine5150:

Riding on the train :-) @mrs_jojones @sweetbrown666 @ TriMet Library/SW 9th Ave MAX Station instagr.am/p/QbgCH5yUFH/

sarahmirk:

I really like these cryptic poems painted on @trimet construction sites. blogtown.portlandmercury.com/BlogtownPDX/ar…

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Seen and Heard: Shadow puppets, sliding doors, and sunsets

Hay Caramba!'s shadow-puppet show

As seen by Julie Keefe and John Klicker.

“Seen and Heard on TriMet” is a regular compilation of some of the funny, entertaining and uplifting content we see posted about our system every day.

Want to get in on the fun? Just include #trimet in your tweets, and your content could be featured here on our blog.

Here are some of the highlights from the last few weeks:

Hay Caramba! posted a slide show of photos from the surprise shadow-puppet show they performed at our bus stop at SE 20th & Belmont on September 23 as part of the Big Egg Project, funded by the Regional Arts and Culture Council. The goal of the Big Egg Project is to present Hay Caramba!’s 5-minute pop-up shadow-puppet show in unconventional places. You can see their next show Wednesday, September 26, at 7:30 p.m. at the bus shelter on the corner of NE 9th & Multnomah, near Stanford’s, outside the entrance to Lloyd Center Mall.

Autumn's first MAX ride

As seen by @TabathaYoast.

TabathaYoast:

Autumns first max experience. @ TriMet Gateway/NE 99th Ave Transit Center instagr.am/p/Po5DLwPBbU/

FallMoonlitRose:

On the MAX train, in which my Fiance saw this and pointed out that.. It’s me. <3 #sign #precious #lookup #tr instagr.am/p/Pkl8IsF7vv/

jadecloud21:

My day made marginally better by a bus driver recognizing me and stopping to let me on. Thank you, Trimet!

itsoinky

@trimet @pdxcommute Guess what stop I was at when this was created! #max #trimet cinemagr.am/show/15009340

Erikmyers4:

This city, is my city, and I love it, yeah I love it @ TriMet Washington/SE 12th Ave MAX Station instagr.am/p/O2yLGrk6eZ/

purplepurple:

Now, on TriMet vehicle número dos, I am sitting next to a heavily tattooed old man in a bowler hat. Because Portland is a wonderful place.

HuzHe:

This sunset is awesome. On the bridge again. Division, westbound. @ Trimet Stop 1501 instagr.am/p/PlCx41ngTc/

jusstpeachy:

Can I have a sequin suit? #maxlife #portland #gresham #blueline #public #t @ TriMet E 162nd Ave MAX Station instagr.am/p/PqTs3RLUM9/

doctor_jeff:

Sunset highway inbound looks like a parking lot full of single-passenger cars. I waved at them as the train zipped past. #Trimet

xiaohanzhang14:

Picture perfect @ TriMet Old Town/Chinatown MAX Station instagr.am/p/PVh44ICAhl/

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Seen and Heard: A living statue, yoga, and a clown

Silver living statue on a bus.

As seen by @SuziSteffen

“Seen and Heard on TriMet” is a regular compilation of some of the funny, entertaining and uplifting content we see posted about our system every day.

Want to get in on the fun? Just include #trimet in your tweets, and your content could be featured here on our blog.

Here are some of the highlights from the last few weeks:

SuziSteffen:

Oh HEY. Silver dude is ahead of me on the 19. #trimet #Portland #awesome pic.twitter.com/QoRS5WNw

daffodilly:

the gardens and the green and the roses, Trimet, the hills and the distant mountains, the tattoos, the dreams and hopes of the young.

paisleysanders:

Day 2! @ TriMet Cascades MAX Station instagr.am/p/NoqvVXANGt/

RaisedBones

There’s a clown on this Max train #pdx

liamichelleh:

Getting fancy on the max. @marissahenslee @shelenedavis @ TriMet Beaverton Transit Center instagr.am/p/OFynoHi6AZ/

katiecurrid:

Everyone is striking up conversations on @trimet today. The two on crutches have yet to fall in love but I’m scheming up ways to intervene.

ohmygoshman:

Yoga at the bus stop… Why not? @ Trimet SW 5th & Columbia instagr.am/p/OVKd5DhK5F/

AndWorse:

Omg, there are French men sitting behind me on the bus. Accents! Swoooon. #trimet

TGLevin:

In transit… @ TriMet Interstate/Rose Quarter MAX Station instagr.am/p/OZrPOPvEEm/

rlbpdx:

Portland bus riders thank their driver before departing the bus. Where else does this happen? #trimet #ilovepdx

merkin3k:

@trimet Nice tunnel ya got there. #RobertsonTunnel 360.io/7ArKgQ

skywaker9:

Some guy just got off the bus dressed like tyrion lannister from game of thrones. Love ya Portland. :-) #trimet

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