Category: Your Questions for Neil

  • Your Questions For Neil, “Round 5”, Part 4 – Potpourri

    And now, the final segment of our video interview with TriMet’s Neil McFarlane. This episode, “Potpourri”, featuring a variety of your questions. Topics include: Bikes on MAX cars – are there ways to add capacity? Bike parking and bikeshare at MAX stations TriMet’s take on carbon emissions – what will it take to get to […]

  • Your Questions For Neil, “Round 5”, Part 3 – Service Planning

    Here is Part 3 of our recent interview with TriMet’s Neil McFarlane, based on your questions. This segment is shorter than the others and deals solely with the topic of service planning, especially in suburban areas and more densely-populated areas currently lacking in comprehensive transit service. Segment Navigation: Part 1 of 4 – High-Capacity Projects […]

  • Your Questions For Neil, “Round 5″, Part 2 – Ridership / Operations / Budget

    Yesterday, we posted the first in a series of videos featuring Portland Transport’s interview with TriMet’s Neil McFarlane, based on your questions. Today, here’s Part 2… Today’s topics are Ridership, Operations and Budget: Recent press about transit at historically high levels, but TriMet’s has not fully recovered to pre-2009. Some service has recently been restored, […]

  • Your Questions For Neil, “Round 5”, Part 1 – High-Capacity Projects

    Last Wednesday, Chris sat down with TriMet’s Neil McFarlane for a discussion focused on your questions. This has become a sort of annual tradition for Portland Transport, and this year we were very pleased to be hosted by the Portland Opera – the Opera headquarters is located on the east bank of the Willamette just […]

  • Your Questions for Neil: The Quintet

    If it is spring, it must be time for another round of Your Questions for Neil, the annual feature in which Portland Transport sits down with TriMet general manager Neil McFarlane for a chat on what interests PT readers.  This year’s interview will be Wednesday, March 26.  This time ’round, the Portland Opera has graciously […]