To find a TIS carpool buddy: Send a note to ITKEditor@intlschool.org with your name, contact information, where you live and any specifics about the carpool arrangement you are hoping to find. We'll post it in the ITK Classifieds!
To find TriMet routes to school, try Google Transit: This free online tool displays the best TriMet bus and MAX routes for your trip. It also shows the next three departure times, other nearby bus routes, walking maps, and other useful information. Simply go to google.com/transit and enter your location, destination and time of arrival or departure.
byCycle.org: Another free online site, this great gadget produces the best bike route between two points. You can even ask for the "safer" route to avoid major intersections. Go to http://bycycle.org/regions/portlandor and begin biking around Portland even more.