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Portland’s Fast and Efficient Public Transportation

TriMet provides bus, light rail and commuter rail service in the Portland metro area. Our transportation options connect people with their community, while easing traffic congestion and reducing air pollution—making our region a better place to live.†If you’re looking to plan a trip or for more information, check TriMet’s trip planner

TriMet bus schedule brochures are available at the Transportation & Parking office, Campus Safety Office, the student lounge at the Templeton Student Center, and at the Law School Reception Desk.

Getting to and from Lewis & Clark

TriMet Bus Service to the Campus

The #39 bus route runs between the Campus, the Burlingame transit center, and Safeway on SW Barbur Boulevard, and the Hillsdale neighborhood. The connecting bus routes at the Burlingame Transit Center are numbers 1, 12, 64, and 94. The Connecting routes in Hillsdale are numbers 44, 45, 54, 55, 56, 61, and 64. 

Discounts and Subsidized Bus Passes

Discounted TriMet Bus Passes

Effective September 1, 2012 TriMet will eliminate the current zone system and sell only All-Zone monthly passes for $100 per month. The College will provides a 75% subsidy for the cost of monthly TriMet Bus Passes purchased for use by eligible students, faculty, and staff of the College. Daily trip tickets are not subsidized. Fees are as follows:

  • All-Zone pass: $25.00 per month
  • All Zone Trip Ticket: $6.25 per book of 10

Monthly TriMet bus passes are sold to faculty and staff by pre-tax monthly payroll deduction. This can be arranged by contacting the campus transportation and parking office. Students may purchase monthly bus passes and trip tickets at Campus Safety daily from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm, the Transportation and Parking office and Law School Business office Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Subsidized Bus Pass Policy

The Lewis & Clark subsidized TriMet bus pass purchase policy is as follows:

Only Lewis & Clark students, faculty, and staff are authorized to purchase and use subsidized monthly bus passes and trip tickets. Use of the pass by family, friends, or associates is a violation of this policy and is grounds for disqualification from future purchases of subsidized bus passes.

Only one (1) subsidized monthly bus pass purchase for each Lewis & Clark student, faculty member, or staff member is permitted.

For summer term, only those students or employees taking summer courses or working at the institution may purchase a subsidized permit. The intention of this subsidy is to reduce single occupancy vehicles to campus during this time frame.

Visit the Transportation and Parking permit system to purchase bus passes or bus ticket books.

Those who purchase subsidized TriMet bus passes and trip tickets are prohibited from also purchasing a semester parking pass.

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