Capacity limits on public transit will remain until Oregon reaches 70% vaccination goal

Some people who rely on TriMet for work and essential tasks are having to wait for subsequent buses when COVID capacity limits are reached.

PORTLAND, Ore. — Until Oregon reaches 70% adult vaccination against COVID-19, public transit systems will remain at limited capacity, according to the governor’s office.

TriMet reports ridership is slowly rising again, as COVID-19 restrictions loosen in the Portland metro area. Some of its lines are reaching capacity, forcing some passengers to wait for buses and trains with more room.

People such as David Allen rely on TriMet.

“Hard to wait, trying to get to work on time,” Allen

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