TRIMET is cracking down on chronic time slip offenders. They will even go so far as to pull your data pack to verify that you are being honest. You can be fired if your being dishonest in this area.
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If you use TRIMET computers to access personal information in other areas, TRIMET management will be able to access that same information as it becomes part of the computers history, that includes passwords. Personal stuff should be accessed away from an official TRIMET computer.
There are ZERO interior bus cleaners at TRIMET right now, proving once again that the "public be damned" is policy of this 'public' (sic) service agency.
TRIMET has eliminated many vital positions within maintenance in their misguided attempt to save money.
A new radio system has been installed in some buses, they are going out to MERLO to be tested. This is a massive (costly) project in the making. It will include all TRIMET vehicles.
$4 million dollars is being handed out for 'art' projects along the MLR line. (your tax dollars at work) If your an artist go get some of this government waste program and send in your art.
4 grievances at POWELL, 2 for reprimands, one for ADA, and one for time slip suspension.
There are 4 union employees in the IDP department, aka marketing department.
Michael Levine met with the ATU safety team. The ATU team added their voice to the "don't raise fares for the disabled" chorus. The board delayed the decision.
Disabled riders are getting "backlash" from other riders because they take extra time boarding and securement.
There was another security breach in the fence at POWELL, somebody cut their way in.
2 new grievances at light rail, one resolved one pending. 3 step two's at MOW, 1 resolved 2 were not. Four step threes were presented, two resolved two were not.