Campaign for a Fair Transfer Kickoff Feb 21!

TriMet riders who depend on the bus and MAX are facing greater hardships. Many transit riders, especially working-class families and people of color, rely on single-trip fares to meet basic needs and can’t afford to invest in transit passes. TriMet has cut bus service […]

Seeking OPAL Transit Advocates

BRU TIP Advocacy Team Bus Riders Unite for Transit Justice in TriMet’s Transit Investment Plan (TIP) We are seeking bus riders who are interested in making change for those who depend on public transportation.  Bus riders, particularly those from working class families and communities of […]

White House Recognizes OPAL/EJTF

This December, Professors Robin Morris Collin and William Collin, two long-time OPAL Environmental Justice Oregon supporters, received EPA’s 2010 Achievement Award in recognition of the Oregon Environmental Justice Task Force (EJTF) at the White House.  OPAL has been a leading member of the EJTF, […]

Dec 10 Winter Holiday Party!

Join OPAL Environmental Justice for our annual winter holiday party in Outer Southeast Portland at the wonderful Brentwood-Darlington Center Support our Bus Riders Unite Campaigns! Experience our Guest Speaker: Professor Robin Morris Collin Robin Morris Collin is professor of law and director of the […]

Yes on 26-119

We live in a time and place where movement matters. For those who depend on public transportation, being able to access the bus or rail service is critical to ensuring positive economic and health outcomes. Great public transportation is the backbone of great cities, […]

Bus Rider Issue ID Survey 2010

Were you aware of the fare increase and service cuts coming Sept 1? Yes No How much do you depend on TriMet? Daily Few Times a Week Once or Twice a month Rarely Out of the following issues, check 2 that are most important […]

300 Bus Riders Opinions

OPAL’s Bus Riders Unite is conducting a survey [take survey here] of riders in East Portland on which issues are most important to them.  Volunteers and community organizers kicked off surveying at the East Portland EXPO at Ed Benedict Park on 100th and SE […]

East Portland Youth of Color Mobilize!

East Portland is the fastest growing part of Portland, with the highest number of children and youth.  A majority of these are youth of color, immigrants and refugees.  In line with OPAL’s mission to empower low-income and communities of color for environmental justice, OPAL […]