The Central Eastside Commuter Pass–created by the Central Eastside Industrial Council (CEIC) Transportation & Parking Advisory Committee (TPAC), Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) and TriMet–is a Hop Pass that can be activated for up to six consecutive months for $17 each month. The Commuter Pass is available to those who live or work in the Central Eastside Industrial Parking District (zones G and N) and are not participating in a PCC or TriMet Universal Pass program.
The Pass allows participants to ride TriMet busses, MAX Light Rail, WES Commuter Rail and the Portland Streetcar. In addition, the Commuter Pass can be used on C-Tran Limited buses that travel either to TriMet’s Delta/Vanport or Parkrose Transit Centers where riders may transfer to a TriMet vehicle.
The Pass is different from existing Hop Cards and will be mailed out by TriMet. Once the new Hop card is received, individuals can visit myhopcard.com to register it. The Pass will then be active as long as the $17 is paid by the 10th day of each month. Unlike traditional Hop Cards, the Pass is not currently available to be loaded onto a phone; the physical card will need to be tapped on the reader to board TriMet vehicles.
For full Commuter Pass details, application and map to identify boundaries of zones G and N, visit bit.ly/CommuterPasses.