Screwing our retirees is HOW WE ROLL

Screwing our retirees is HOW WE ROLL

Saturday, October 8, 2011

WTF IS THIS?

TriMet: Visitor App Contest

Blast from the past

LINDA

TYRANNY AND HYPOCRISY AT TRIMET

I am preparing for my step three appeal and have been looking at the write up again, and am amazed at how much BULLSHIT THIS WHOLE THING REALLY IS!

The Year’s Most Ignored News

 Willamette Week

Herb was right

QUESTION AUTHORITY

Tea partiers think that discrimination against whites a big problem in America

Racial Resentment and the Tea Party | Mother Jones

TOP BUS NEWS FROM AROUND THE WORLD

Wandering BC toddler found by bus driver
Streetsblog Capitol Hill » Transit Union Challenges NYPD Order to Help Arrest Fellow Protestors
Bedford County bus beating caught on camera leads to $20 million lawsuit | WSLS 10
Bus driver in critical condition, four others hospitalized following bus /semi ...
3 Major Road Accidents In China Kill 56 In 1 Day | Fox News
Bus driver in critical condition, four others hospitalized following bus /semi ...
Bus driver federally indicted for videotaping sex assault of kids
Bus crashes into car on China highway, 35 killed
School bus crash kills 10 in Peru: Voice of Russia
Bus full of kids plunges; driver dies | The Japan Times Online

For more bus news from around the world you can go HERE!

OREGON PUBLIC TRANSIT AND TRAVELER INFORMATION

http://www.oregon.gov/ODOT/PT/Transit_Riders.shtml

2011 Oregon Public Transportation Conference, October 23-26, Seaside, OR

The annual Oregon Transit Conference provides great training and networking opportunities for individuals in the transportation industry. From Legislative Session reviews to reigniting grass-roots transportation efforts, this conference is a successful venue for discussing new ideas and progress in Oregon.
For more information please visit the Oregon Transit Association website at
www.oregontransit.com

Transit ITS Workshop

The National Transit Institute (NTI) in collaboration with FTA is hosting a Transit ITS Workshop on October 11-12, 2011 in Portland, OR at TriMet.  The goal of the workshop is to showcase deployment of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) and discuss timely industry topics

Public Transit Division Public Transit Division Site Index

Sound familiar?

Claypool also criticized the employee absenteeism rates, which he said cost the CTA $40 million in 2011. But Kelly refuted that the number could be that large, and said he was disappointed that he hadn't been told about the CTA's interest in changing work rules.
"We do not deny there is an absenteesm problem, we can't control that," said Kelly. But, "We do not hire people. Chicago Transit Authority hires individuals."

Transit union fights back against CTA budget claims | WBEZ

Weird

ABERDEEN, Wash. —
A woman was waiting in a bus shelter in Aberdeen when a car smashed into it, knocking it down.
Police tell KBKW the woman climbed out of the rubble Wednesday, got on a bus and left. Police would like to find her and ask about the accident that involved two other cars.
The driver was taken to a hospital.
Grays Harbor Transit workers removed the bus shelter debris.
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Information from: KBKW-AM, http://kbkw.com

Bicycle innovations-award to U of O!

Wall Street Journal

Oregonian coverage of Occupy Portland

http://topics.oregonlive.com/tag/occupy%20portland/index.html

BIG WEEK AT THE BLOG

Trimet 'professional' sign!

Better than they used to be however.

Remembering the Mall

http://www.oregonlive.com/opinion/index.ssf/2011/10/remembering_the_mall.html

VIDEO LOG-October 7

http://vimeo.com/30223763

Line 67 "alerts" issued Friday

2:12 PM:
Line 67, buses are detoured as follows: Northbound regular route to 158th
and Jenkins, continue 158th, right Walker, right Murray, left Jenkins then
regular route, reverse on the Southbound.


2:26 PM:
Line 67, buses are detoured as follows: PCC buses regular route to 158th and
Jenkins, continue 158th, right Walker, right Murray, left Jenkins then
regular route, reverse to Beaverton Transit Center.


2:31 PM:
UPDATE at 14:27. Line 67, buses are detoured as follows: Beaverton Transit
Center buses regular route to 158th and Jenkins, continue 158th, right
Walker, right Murray, left Jenkins then regular route, reverse to PCC.


2:41 PM:
Latest update at 14:35. Line 67 to Beaverton Transit Center. Regular route
to 158th and Jenkins, continue Jenkins, right Walker, right Cedar Hills blvd
& regular route Reverse to PCC. Ok to leave end of line 3 minutes early.


2:46 PM:
Latest update at 14:35. Line 67 to Beaverton Transit Center. Regular route
to 158th and Jenkins, continue 158th, right Walker, right Cedar Hills blvd &
regular route Reverse to PCC. Ok to leave end of line 3 minutes early.

The honcho's (aka sock puppets) are going on a "retreat"

Monday, October 10, 2011, 8 a.m.
Location

World Forestry Center, Mt. Hood Room
4033 SW Canyon Rd
Portland, OR

They keep telling us they are broke, but they hire everything under the sun

Field Outreach & Community Relations Representative
Assistant Manager, Transportation Training
Engineer IV
Public Information Officer

Bureaucrats love to hand each other awards

TriMet: News Release - FTA recognizes Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Project for outstanding achievement

STEVE FUNGS MOVIE OF THE WEEK

Another week in Puddle City