As a part of TriMet’s 2018 proposals, there are changes planned to the TriMet’s #4 and #24 buses through the Eliot neighborhood.
As part of the PPS School Building Improvement Bond, Faubion PK-8 School is being rebuilt in partnership with Concordia University. Faubion PK-8 students will relocate to Tubman School, 2231 N Flint Avenue, Fall 2015 through Summer 2017. The old school will be demolished and the new one constructed during this time.
Ride Connection is recruiting volunteer drivers to serve the Eliot Neighborhood and beyond. The volunteer driver’s role is to provide necessary transportation services to older adults and people with disabilities in the tri-county area who are unable to drive and access public transportation for various needs, often for life-sustaining purposes.
TriMet is facing a $13.5 million budget shortfall which is forcing them to make a 5% cut in programs and services agency-wide. After taking a number of steps to reduce costs and improve efficiency, TriMet has proposed service reductions and discontinuations effective September 2009. For Eliot Neighborhood bus line 33-Fremont and the Max Yellow Line may see some changes.
Eliot resident Amy Reifenrath has a great new blog titled “The Mighty 6 ” about riding the No. 6 bus.