Distributed 2/9/2012 by Operations to provide employees with important work-related information. This information is
also available on TriNET. Please post until instructed to remove or an updated notice is provided.
Temporary Removal of Modesty Panels on 1400s and 1600s:
Keep personal items safe
TriMet is in the process of replacing our current radio system with a state of the art CAD/AVL system (computer aided dispatch/automatic vehicle locator). In preparation, the modesty panel on all 1400 and 1600 buses has been removed to accommodate installation of the CAD/AVL.
The CAD/AVL installation schedule continues to evolve. At this point, the timing for permanently replacing the modesty panels on 1400s and 1600s as part of the radio installation is not scheduled to occur until later this year.
To ensure that operators are able to shield their personal items from public access, maintenance will be installing a temporary modesty panel in these buses over the next few weeks. In the interim, operators of 1400 and 1600 buses are encouraged to reduce the size of personal carry on items and to store these items in a manner that keeps them inaccessible to the public.
If you have any questions, please contact your manager.