Screwing our retirees is HOW WE ROLL

Screwing our retirees is HOW WE ROLL

Sunday, May 20, 2012

Candidate Bruce Peek on the union state of affairs

http://youtu.be/4rqbOOVlStU

Oh yea, here's a few more million that I found for TriMet

Just look Here!

Trimet says they are $12 million short

Well here is $5 MILLION of it.

High priced bureaucrats always love to throw a party for themselves

Feds set to commit to MAX project

I have nothing to do with this video but I have to say it gets an A in creativity

This is just to creative to not be part of my blog!

MEET THE ATU 757 OFFICER CANDIDATES (in no particular order)


What mold exposure can to do you!

Since I've been away from driving for a few months, my asthma/allergy symptoms have cleared up substantially!

CLICK HERE!

Mcfarlane whines about Trimet turning into a health care agency

But its already turned into a property development/information technology agency!

There are no federal laws governing transit working hours


So what is Trimet doing about its unsafe buses?


Fascinating incident regarding a bicyclist hit by a TriMet bus

Classic dispatch HERE!

BUS DRIVER SHOT DEAD IN LA

A Metro bus driver was shot Sunday morning in West Hollywood and Los Angeles County Sheriff’s homicide detectives were en route to the scene.
The incident happened about 9:10 a.m. at Santa Monica Boulevard and West Knoll Drive.
Los Angeles County Sheriff's spokesman Capt. Mike Parker Tweeted at 11:11 a.m. that a bus passenger fatally shot a Metro Los Angeles bus operator.
A suspect has been detained, Parker Tweeted.
Metro spokesman Rick Jager said the bus driver died at 9:30 a.m. at Cedars Sinai Medical Center.
“From our perspective we are very concerned about this incident,” Jager told City News Service. “It is a very highly-unusual situation. “Our CEO went to the scene to express his condolences. We are very concerned about our fellow employees.”
http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/local/Metro-Bus-Driver-Shot-West-Hollywood-152211875.html

Weekly readership report

Belgium takes over the #2 spot?

THE LATEST REQUEST FOR SAFETY ASSESSMENT REPORT

HERE!

TRIMET BOARD MEETING MOVED TO JUNE 13!

The TriMet Board of Directors' meeting originally scheduled for May 23, 2012 has been moved to June 13, 2012 due to schedule conflicts. The June 13 meeting will be held at 9 a.m. at the former Advantis Credit Union building at 3717 SE 17th Ave, Portland, OR 97202.
During the June 13 meeting, the Board will hold the second reading of the proposed fare increase and service change ordinances that if approved, would take effect in September. The Board will also consider for adoption the agency's Fiscal Year 2013 Budget.

Safety committe minutes

Discussion and Updates: Until mechanical/electronic warnings can be devised or improved, the first step should involve training for Operators regarding awareness and where their efforts should be focused while operating the lift device.

Trimet accident review and appeal policy

HERE!

Light rail safety meeting minutes

HERE!