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Tri Met chaining up buses

Here's the latest from TriMet:


TriMet is responding to snow affecting the region:
- 10 buses are chained and are either heading to the West Hills or on standby for Mt. Scott, Mt. Tabor and Burnside
- Three bus lines cancelled until chained buses can get to those routes: Line 18-Hillside, Line 51-Vista, Line 65-Marquam Hill/Barbur Blvd
- Five bus lines on snow routes: Line 8-Jackson Park/NE 15th, Line 61-Marquam Hill/Beaverton, Line 64-Marquam Hill/Tigard, Line 66-Marquam Hill/Hollywood and Line 68-Marquam Hill/Collins Circle. For up-to-the-minute service alerts, visit
- Mobile chaining crews have been dispatched downtown and are on standby in other locations to chain buses in the field as needed
- Switch heaters have been turned on across the MAX system to prevent switches from freezing

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