Accessibility Features on MAX

These features can help you get around on MAX

  • Ticket machines have instructions in audio, raised letter and Braille.
  • Textured tiles at the station warn you when you are close to the platform edge. These tiles can be detected with your foot or a cane.
  • MAX stations have Braille/raised-letter signs that indicate which lines serve the station and where they go.
  • Many stations (as well as bus stops on the Portland Transit Mall) have digital displays that show you when the next vehicle is expected to arrive.
  • At stations on the Portland Transit Mall and on the Green Line along I-205, you can hear an audio announcement of the next arrivals by pushing a button.
  • MAX trains have ramps that extend onto the sidewalk for easy boarding.
  • There are priority seating spaces inside near the door for seniors and people with disabilities, including riders using mobility devices. (No securement is necessary.)
  • An audio system on board announces the name of the next station.
  • Reader boards inside the train show the name of the next station.

Boarding with a mobility device

If you use a wheelchair or scooter, or have limited mobility, please read our instructions for boarding.

Service animals are welcome

Your service animal is welcome on MAX. No permit is required, but you may be asked to confirm that your animal is a service animal.

Travel training is available

Ride Connection, a non-profit community service organization, provides individual and group travel training for seniors and people with disabilities through their RideWise program.