Screwing our retirees is HOW WE ROLL

Screwing our retirees is HOW WE ROLL

Monday, October 22, 2012

MAX OPERATOR IS ON HER LAST NERVE

They won't let the poor MAX driver go home, she's like a prisoner. The REAL Trimet.

Solidarity in Britain

Britain’s Unions Bring London to a Standstill « naked capitalism

Vienna's Naked Subway Woman Adds To Rich History of Nude Commuting

http://www.theatlanticcities.com/commute/2012/10/viennas-naked-subway-woman-adds-rich-history-nude-commuting/3655/

WOW, ACTUAL SOLIDARITY AT A TRANSIT UNION

While Mcfarlane has stripped away our medical care and imposed unreasonable demands most operators are happily performing their jobs. But up in Vancouver, they actually stopped working overtime and that has had an effect on the system. Can't even get Trimet operators to stop working RDO's. They don't care. Union? What union?

Complaints from Greater Victoria bus riders were up Monday, largely because of cancelled trips during the first day of an overtime ban imposed by bus drivers.
Passengers felt the impact of the region’s transit strife as nearly 40 trips were cancelled on 10 routes.
General inquiry and complaint calls concerning the service average about 300 a day, but there were 500 on Monday. 
The bus drivers have stopped working overtime shifts because of a breakdown in contract negotiations between the union and B.C. Transit last week.

Latest SEEN and HEARD on #TRIMET (aka #Trimess)

TrimetScanner Tweets are HERE!
I love getting on the green line to go home for the day only to have it magically become a yellow line after four stops. Thanks, !

Sounds like Lane to me


Can Lane Jensen wear a Trimet uniform in public

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As far as the inspectors are concerned all their conduct is based on the TRIMET CODE which defines what they can enforce in the way of exclusions etc. I just read through it and is says nothing about wearing uniforms for non employees. As far as I know as long as he doesn't attempt to impersonate a Trimet employee or possess a fake badge he is clear of any legal violations.

STEVE FUNG SPEAKING AT THE BOARD IN 20120


Trimet system


Perspective

A Perspective from Portland, Oregon: Lake Oswego cops on Red Line: Last week, about 11:30 A.M., I was on the Red line going to the Airport and two Lake Oswego cops came on board to check fares. Why? For one...

Not everything runs late btw


STEVE WOULD LIKE THIS BUS WINDOW


A real union

Despite threats from Greater Victoria bus drivers to stop working overtime as of Monday, all routes should operate as usual — barring additional problems, B.C. Transit said Sunday.
Stopping short of a full strike, the bus drivers’ union has said its members will not work overtime shifts until a new contract is agreed to with the transit corporation.

If Trimet looked like this every day system wide it would be great

Film by Erik Halstead!

I am now no longer a member of ATU 757

(e-mail sent to Bruce Hansen)
Dear Bruce-
In order to maintain complete independence of thought and speech I have found it necessary to withdraw from ATU757
Members can now stop calling me a 'traitor' since I am no longer affiliated with them.
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I'm not happy with the performance of our union which is too busy fighting with itself and representing too many properties to give proper attention to Trimet members. I am not happy that our 'union' unilaterally gave away our right to strike without consulting and having a vote of the members. And I am not happy that the union will not negotiate with the company which allows the company to continue to violate the rights of union members. Get in that office and get a deal we can vote on! If it's a bad deal we  can vote it down. But to do nothing is worse! We the members have no say in our contract the way its set up now. What's the point of being a member in a union like that? It also appears to me that union members are happy with the way things are going so I really don't fit in any longer.

BOARD OF SOCK PUPPETS MEETING ANNOUNCED

Of course since they will be spending MILLIONS of tax payer dollars on useless shit so they move the meeting AS FAR AWAY AS POSSIBLE! Watch the pork be given away to the cronies!

Meeting Wednesday, October 24, 2012, 10 a.m.  Location -City of Gresham, Oregon & Springwater Trail Rooms-1333 NW Eastman Parkway-Gresham, OR

2 HOURS AFTER THE EVENT TRIMET GETS AROUND TO PUTTING OUT ALERT


THREE CLASSIC TWEETS IN A ROW!


There's about to be a biohazard in the form of a lot of puke on the green line if this guy doesn't quit slamming on the brakes


Stuck on the bus waiting for the train to pass. I wish Trimet would put a dirigible on this route instead of ground-based vehicle.



This lil stcar went to OMSI This lil stcar broke down This lilst car raised its fares & this lilst car went weeweewee
 

This is sorta interesting-check out his YouTube channel

One day of activity for Portland transit (TriMet).
STLTransit - YouTube

SOME TRIMET EMPLOYEES SUFFER HORRIBLE WORKING CONDITIONS

And other luckier employees, the ones that have nothing to do with actually providing service have a wonderful life at Trimet.

Roberta Altstadt « How We Roll – A Blog for TriMet Fans

Trimet can't keep its trains and buses running

But who cares about that when we can have THIS!

3 LEVELS OF BUREAUCRACY TO GET THE JOB DONE

TRIMET--->SHANSKA---->THE PEOPLE WHO DO THE WORK
And each level takes off a nice % off the top for 'administrative' costs.
(And people don't understand why republicans win elections with their anti government rhetoric. One good look at Trimet explains it all) 

Skanska is Requesting Sub-Contractor Bids for TriMet Ruby Junction Expansion. Bids are Due October 31, 2012 at 10:00 AM. | Daily Journal of Commerce

Portland Transit Lane

TriMet Breaking – Ding! Snap!
Jingle Bells TriMet Style
PTL Pictures

TRIMET FAIL AND FAIL AND FAIL

What a disaster this Transit district has become:

If you're on the west side & need a Red Line this AM, take a Blue downtown to xfer; Reds being shortlined due to switch issue by BTC