TriMet continues run buses and trains during the coronavirus pandemic, but only wants people to take transit if necessary in order to slow the spread of the disease. By keeping service going, TriMet wants to make space for medical staff, first responders and other essential staff that serve the community and count on TriMet to get where they need to go. (Photo by Tim Adams/Wikipedia Commons)
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Police hope to gain voluntary compliance during crisis
As residents are ordered to stay home and minimize travel in order to slow the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, TriMet Monday asked people to take transit only if necessary, while Portland police said they hope to gain voluntary compliance with Gov. Kate Brown’s latest order for residents to stay at home.