Aaron’s work at Trillium continues a lifelong passion for transportation. After founding an advocacy organization dedicated to transportation choice in Northern California, Aaron realized that travelers needed better tools to understand and navigate an increasingly complicated and multimodal transportation network and started Trillium to help solve this problem. Now 10 years in, Aaron’s career in transportation covers technology, data, design, and planning work with all modes. He currently focuses on helping public transportation serve its crucial purposes and thrive in the mobility-as-a-service paradigm through tactical engagement with transportation providers in their technology stack and global strategy in his role with Rocky Mountain Institute’s MobilityData program.
In July of 2017, TriMet, along with C-TRAN and Portland Streetcar, launched HOP Fastpass as the Portland region’s fare payment system. Hop is an account-based regional fare system with a number of industry-leading features including: Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) for integrating software and components from various vendors Virtualized Fare cards (“mobile wallets”) Fare Capping The […]