Chris Perry

Senior Project Manager

Chris has been working at Trillium since 2011 and has contributed to a wide array of transit projects. From GTFS creation and customer support, to project management and data analysis, Chris takes pride in paying attention to details and being a thoughtful and clear communicator. A longstanding interest in ecology and dedication to sustainability drives his work to lessen the environmental impacts of transportation.

Chris is a proud Wisconsinite, but his love of Portland cannot be doubted. He enjoys biking around town, gardening, canoeing, crafting, and enjoying life in general. Prior to working at Trillium he worked as a biologist, studying the flora and fauna of SE Washington.

Chris’s recent blog articles

OpenStreetMap Turns 16!

“On or about” August 9th marks OpenStreetMap’s 16th birthday! OpenStreetMap was founded in 2004 and is an international project to create a free map of the world. OSM is behind all Trillium’s Interactive Maps and OpenTripPlanner installations, and it looks great doing it. Beauty aside, the accuracy of the street and sidewalk grid plays an […]

Apple Maps Expands to Los Angeles

In December, Apple Maps added transit-directions coverage for the greater Los Angeles region, after adding transit directions for several other regions in summer 2015.  I tested the trip planner with several queries and received consistently accurate and descriptive public transportation directions.  The range of transit coverage extends well beyond Los Angeles County and into Ventura, Santa Barbara, San […]