Lane Jensen returns

Lane Jensen returns

Saturday, August 13, 2011

WEEKLY READERSHIP REPORT


REMEMBERING ALAN TOWNSEND

Fare increases got you down?

Don't worry, just hop on Streetcar and buy your fare there (assuming you aren't going out of Zones 1-2). Still valid on bus & MAX, but cheaper than buying it on either of those!




Paul Cooper loses his arbitration hearing

We have been informed by reliable sources that the final decision on the Paul Cooper case affirmed his firing. It was his work record that did him in.

Bus wrap on 1731





It kind of made me wonder - is it cheaper for companies to advertise on a bus like this that isn't likely to spend a lot of time downtown compared to a newer low-floor (and therefore isn't as likely to be seen by as many people?)

The tea party


BLAST FROM THE PAST


Coffee with Steve Banta of Phoenix Metro

VIDEO LOG-AUGUST 12(part 2)


Steve fung says "turn off FOX news"!

LATEST CASE INVOLVING ELLEN FOX IS PRECEDENT SETTING

Union members will vote on charges against Ellen Fox in the next round of union hearings.
I would imagine that the first thing that most people will think is “here we go again, Chris Day and Ellen Fox “
But this is not the issue in the latest case. The issue this time is a member taking ‘private’ information about other union members and giving that information to the company for discipline and to the public at large.

Gore Vidal one on one

http://youtu.be/WJSSwU1m42k

A COACH driver took over from his pal at the wheel of a bus doing 60mph

http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/3740715/Coach-driver-took-over-from-his-pal-at-the-wheel-of-a-bus-doing-60mph-with-50-football-fans-on-board.html?OTC-RSS&ATTR=News

NY bus driver, fired for aiding police, is rehired

http://online.wsj.com/article/AP21feb44a3fe54ee78b18551a254b4ccc.html

King County votes to save transit

Portland government didn't do that. They just cut services for citizens and benefits for employees. They also continued the rail expansion at the expense of bus service. Congratulations to the citizens of King County for having a truly progressive government.
Read the story and watch the video HERE!

Jason tells his side of the story

Jason tells his side of the story from al m on Vimeo.

VIDEO LOG-AUGUST 12(part 1)


The "insider"

TriMet: RiderInsider Newsletter - August 2011