Lane Jensen returns

Lane Jensen returns

Sunday, December 25, 2011

Executive bus driver restroom at Washington Square 

Christmas Card Wish at Gresham Transit Center

Take a ride on Jenkis road during christmas

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zJ0GQ8pgCwU

When bus driver's strike

York transit strike goes nowhere fast

Readership this week


Friday-Monday Leave Act

Transit Manager: FMLA Abuse and Transit Operations

Why I Quit the Union – Part 1: The Last Straw

Puget Sound Operators Blog

A couple of good articles via Jeff Welch

Transit Manager blog
Human Transit: on unacceptable behavior
Day in the Life - Transit Operator - YouTube

Lane County bus santa

Does Santa drive a city bus? Sometimes

Confusing riders

#52 Due to gate closure, buses will not serve PCC Rock Creek until December 27. Transfer to line 67 for service north of 185th.  (huh?)

I wonder if anybody in management actually is aware that the gates are indeed open at PCC rock Creek.
The innner gate is closed but not the outer gate which allows access to our bus stop.


Trimet rider

A TriMet Rider: Hahaha! TriMet, you liars! I read that news articl...: Hahaha! TriMet, you liars! I read that news article and it said PORTLAND was #1 for transit, not TriMet alone!

Preferring Of Charges Facts and Questions:

Fact #1 – On November 30, 2011 a Preferring of Charges towards President Jonathan Hunt was signed by more than ten (10) members in good standing and submitted to ATU757 office. The charges were in writing and were specific. This was submitted at least thirty eight (38) days before the scheduled January 8, 2012 Union Meeting.
Fact #2 – On December 4, 2011 a Preferring of Charges towards President Jonathan Hunt was presented to President Jonathan Hunt and Financial Secretary Evette Farra (received a copy for the office) at the schedule Meeting. These charges were in writing; they were specific and were signed by more than ten (10) members in good standing in the L.U. or J.C. This was submitted at least thirty five (35) days before the scheduled January 8th, 2012 Union Meeting.
Fact #3 – As of December 24, 2011 at 3:00pm there was no postings of either charges at Center Street Garage Transportation Drivers Room Union Board or on ATU757’s website.
Fact #4 – On page 114 and 115 of Amalgamated Transit Union Constitution and General Laws and located online at http://www.atu757.net/22_3.html is section 22.3 The Preferring of Charges.

Question #1 – If all the components of section 22.3 is not met can the charges be presented at the January 8, 2012 Union Meeting?
Question #2 – What stops two Preferring of Charges towards an officer that was in writing; that was specific; each was signed by more than ten (10) members in good stand of a L.U. or J.C. and was submitted with more than thirty (30) days before the January 8, 2012?
Question #3 – Is it not the duty of all officers to assure contemporaneously notice is provide to all members? (It was not done. Why?)
Question #4 – Is this not a clear example of how our officers are not assuring that our constitutional rights are being followed and protected?