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Oregon's TriMet carries record number of passengers in May


The Tri-County Metropolitan Transportation District of Oregon (TriMet) posted record ridership in May, recording 8.9 million trips on its light-rail and bus systems.

Weekly rides averaged 2.1 million, up 4.4 percent compared with May 2007 and 3.3 percent compared with April. On TriMet’s MAX light-rail system, average weekday trips totaled 112,100.