Bus Stop Workshop Dec 12

Bus Stop Workshop: Action Meeting for the EPBS Project Monday Dec 12th | 6:00-8:00 PM OPAL Office 2407 SE 49th Ave, Portland OR 97206 We are hosting a Bus Stop Workshop for community members interested in the East Portland Bus Stop (EPBS) Project Dec […]

Rally for Fair Transfer at TriMet Board 9/28

WHAT: OPAL to present analysis for a 3 hour transfer and transfers after 7pm good all night to Trimet Board WHEN: Wednesday, September 28th; Rally at 8:00 AM, TriMet Board Meeting at 9:00 AM WHERE: The Portland Building, 1120 SW 5th Avenue WHY: Transit […]


OPAL community organizers and leaders from our Bus Riders Unite are inviting interested people who depend on TriMet and want to fight to improve the system to give us a call, send us an email, drop by our office, to get more connected with […]

Campaign for a Fair Transfer : On KBOO

Our friend Trillium Shannon at KBOO Community Radio joined OPAL’s Bus Riders Unite! crew while we were in the community, organizing bus riders around the Campaign for a Fair Transfer.  This hour-long radio show features an interview with our extended family – the LA […]

BRU Meeting Sat April 23

Our next Bus Riders Unite General Meeting is coming up Saturday! General BRU Meeting Saturday, April 23rd 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM OPAL Office 2407 SE 49th Ave (at SE Division) TriMet #4, 14, 71 We’ll be giving an update and overview of our […]

Summer EJ Organizing (paid) with OPAL

OPAL Environmental Justice Oregon (Organizing People-Activating Leaders) is seeking two to four Summer Organizers-in-Training to work on our Transit Justice and Health Equity base-building campaign. OPAL works with low-income and communities of color in East Portland around public transportation and health concerns.  Strong candidates will […]

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 […]