A collection of Trimet material from the point of view of a former Trimet bus operator and current Trimet blogger-sorry for all the typo's no time to proof read this stuff
has been some time since ATU 757 has held a picket before the Tri Met
Board meeting but this is so important that we feel we have no choice
but to do it again. Please come join us at this informational picket
January 25th at 8:00 am in front of the Portland building. Please feel
free to stay for the meeting (9:00am) and give your opinion to the
has no budget crisis and they need to manage taxpayer dollars better.
There is no need for slick expensive brochures that attack 87% of their
employees ,websites or meetings with the public. TriMet should sit down
and work with ATU 757. Please go to www.ATU757.org to see the Union's recommendations for TriMet.
This information along with the attached flier
is meant for wide distribution and for all politicians and government
board members. Please print and distribute the flier to all tax payers
and those who are fed up with TriMet's mismanagement of funds, sending
millions of dollars overseas, unnecessary rate hikes and service cuts.
have been asking for help from all politicians for a long time with
regards to TriMet's illegal actions toward our members. Please
investigate our recommendations and help us make TriMet a more efficient
If you haven’t already, I encourage you to visit the website now
and take a few minutes to read about the issues and submit your
feedback. The survey closes today at 5 p.m. Keep in mind, the survey
isn’t your only opportunity to weigh in…
GRESHAM, OR (KPTV) -
MAX Blue Line service is back to normal after a train became stuck in
Gresham on Wednesday morning.
The disabled MAX train was stuck near the Cleveland Avenue station.
Service to stops between Cleveland Avenue and Ruby Junction/E 197th Avenue
was temporarily halted, and TriMet used shuttle buses until it could get the
train moving again.
Commuters were told to expect delays in the area until full service could
resume. MAX Blue Line service back to normal in Gresham - KPTV - FOX 12
http://www.trimet.org/ poor poor weak little TriMet being bullied by the big mean union.
Considering TriMet's $50-$75 million contribution to the Orange Line
(numbers vary depending on who you ask I think), the union contract is
hardly the part breaking the bank. And as Erik said, YOU guys aren't
the ones who picked the health care vendors If Trimet was really serious in their budget discussion they would have included THESE POSSIBILITIES in the discussion