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(December 16, 2015) As the nights get longer, TriMet’s Night Stop program aims to make wintertime travel more safe and convenient for bus riders.
During the winter months, TriMet bus operators can stop to let you off anywhere along the route, if it’s safe to do so. This service is only available outside of Downtown and the Lloyd District and for drop-offs only.
Between 8:00 pm and 5:00 am, you can ask your bus operator a block or two ahead of your destination whether she or he can let you off at a non-designated stop location. If the operator believes it can be done safely, they will stop at your requested location.
Whether its morning or night, winter makes it difficult to be seen. When waiting at the bus stop, TriMet offers these additional tips:
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