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Sunday, January 27, 2013

Steve Fung blazed the trail when it came to activism and the Trimet board

I consider this one of the most powerful board presentations ever. I remember literally jumping out of my seat after I saw it. I had no idea until then how effective Steve Fung was at public speaking. He literally blew blew the socks off the board. Here Steve calls for the replacement of executives. A frontal assault on executive management! Of course nothing changed but the fact that he made this speech and did it so effectively remains a golden moment in Trimet history.Steve also proceeded to make a complete fool out of Sue Van Broklin. Look how much over the 3 mins this went

CLASSIC TWEETS-applies completely

MAX FAQS QUESTIONS TVM POLICY

MAX FAQs ‏@maxfaqs
TriMet fare machines not accepting CC hrs after scheduled maintenance. Time for an honest discussion about how unreliable they are, yes?

MAX FAQs ‏@maxfaqs
The TVMs are bad for passengers, bad for ops (ppl holding train doors open to find a working TVM), & they undermine fare enforcement #trimet

MAX FAQs ‏@maxfaqs
(the previous tweets are my own opinion, not TriMet policy). But if we want folks to pay fare, let's provide a consistently reliable way

MAX and mini van collide

http://t.co/waoShmeN

Bus 75's collide

http://t.co/1LkvXsFz
http://t.co/Nao9lT8S
http://t.co/gMdT4RAB
http://t.co/335mimde

MaxRedline

Metro And TriMet Start To Catch On

A reader writes

Regarding THIS story out of Columbus Ohio where the corporate CEO's ride transit buses.

Notice the bank president said the equipment was clean and on time.Does Drew Blevins ever get out and actually market TriMet to Nike,Intel,Xerox,et al to all the large employers in the Tri-County area? Has the marketing dept contacted 1000 ceo's/community leaders to encourage bus ridership like the COTA president has in Columbus?

Alex Hawk for District 3

Trimet – Alex Hawk for District 3! January 27, 2013

A reader writes

Regarding Harrison Street:

You notice how a the 5th and harrison you have to show a badge and be escorted but the rest of us have to keep the doors open at the trasit centers. Also interestiing about powell and division since it appears there is some major projects going on

Saturday, January 26, 2013

Greek subway staff end strike after police raid

Striking subway workers in Athens returned to the job Friday, hours after the Greek government used riot police to evacuate holdouts from a train depot, ending a bitter standoff over new austerity measures.
The nine-day strike , which knocked out a system serving more than a million people a day , was the biggest labor unrest Greece's uneasy, conservative-led governing coalition faced since taking over last June.

Read more: Click Here!

Light Rail On Wheels? Portland Ponders Bus Rapid Transit

Trimet's grandiose plans for expansion move forward despite Trimets apparent insolvency 
News » OPB

Michael Anderson the lone reporter on the wages lawsuit

Portland A-Foot's Michael Anderson
Michael Anderson, the most independent of transit reporters in PDX, is so far the only 'credentialed' news man to report the story on the wage dispute involving relief pay at Trimet.
While Joe Rose has said he will do a story about 'in the near future' the fact that he didn't write anything about it is significant.
Of course Joe reports to the Oregonian editors who are mostly cozy with the Trimet executives, Michael reports to himself.
The difference between corporate controlled media and independent media

Latest "seen and heard on Trimet"

But not seen on TRIMET'S HOW WE ROLL BLOG!
 TRIMET SCANNER TWEETS     
The ticket printed and I rushed towards the front car to hang my bike, but the driver closed the doors and pulled away.

The bus driver that blew 2 stop signs violates traffic rules AGAIN

And again right in front of an obvious camera! Is this guy stupid or what?
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Neils Bullshit

Yesterday morning, our Board of Directors(sock puppets) voted in favor of health(tyrants)—for our workforce, our visitors and our families – and set on the course to becoming a smoke-free workplace. (F-U!)The implementation date is July 1, but the work has already begun—and it won’t end on July 2.

I know that tobacco addiction is tough to overcome. I also know that most smokers want to quit. If that describes you—or someone in your household—I want to personally encourage you. I hope you’ll take advantage of the kind of help that works for you, whether formal (from Kaiser, Regence or Cascade Centers) or informal (from coworkers who care!). We'll make sure these resources are up front and center and easy to access over the next few months.

A new medical report out just yesterday shows that the health effects of smoking are worse than previously thought, but the benefits of quitting are more than previously thought.

Offering a smoke-free environment is an important step toward a healthier workplace. Getting there won’t be easy, but it will be rewarding.

To your health!

Neil

TRIMET FORCES ITS EMPLOYEES TO QUIT SMOKING

F-U Trimet you bunch of tyrants
As a result of a resolution approved January 23, 2013, by the TriMet Board of Directors, all TriMet building and properties will be smoke-free. The implementation date is July 1. Employees can visit the “smoke-free TriMet” TriNET page, which includes information about what Kaiser, Regence and Cascade Centers can offer in terms of medication, nicotine substitution, health coaching, education and other resources.

BIG BIRD BLOWS HIS COOL!



WHAT HAPPENED TO TRIMET LOST AND FOUND

A: The lobby and top 3 floors will become a construction zone, closed to everyone except for construction personnel. Visitors—mostly lost & found folks—will report to the Transit Utility Vehicle (TUV) van that is parked in front of the building.

What about Harrison Street

Our new facility presents new opportunities to do our part for security. Here’s a summary of how TriMet’s existing policies and practices are expected to work at Harrison Square.

  • Building access: The 1st floor main lobby is open 6 a.m.-6 p.m., Monday-Friday. Afterhours access: Harrison Square employees have 24-7 badge access from level P2, near 1st Ave.
  • Badge access is based on business need. Your badge is programmed to give you 24-7 access to your own work area. Whether—and when—you have access to other locations depends on the nature of your work. Contact Kathy Daniels with any requests to adjust your badge access: danielsk@trimet.org or 503-962-(employees can not access this Trimet facility. A first for Trimet keeping their own employees out of their own building)
  • From 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Monday-Friday, all Harrison Square TriMet staff have badge access to the entire 2nd floor, and these portions of the 3rd floor: East wing; south side of west wing.
  • Badge access to the west wing of the 3rd floor is limited to staff from HR and Payroll, and a limited number of other authorized employees. Use phone or email to do your business with HR and Payroll, or to arrange an in-person meeting.
Benefits: 503-962- or benefits@trimet.org
Payroll:         
Linda Elliot: 503-962-
Shawna Huffman: 503-962
Lonnie Jones: 503-962-
Jim Yazzolino: 503-962-
  • Employees and contractors must wear their badges visibly. (HR policy 428)
  • Non-employee visitors must be accompanied by an employee, and wear a visitor badge. (HR 428) Employees from other facilities do not need a visitors badge but must be met and accompanied by the employee they are here to see.
  • The TriMet reception desk on the 3rd floor is staffed 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday. Visitors need to report to the reception desk for their visitors badge and an escort to their destination.
  • If you see a un-badged, un-escorted stranger in the workplace, politely ask, Can I help? What is the nature of your business? Who are you here to see? Who are you? Accompany the person to the reception desk or to the employee they are here to see.
  • Contact Kathy Daniels to request badge access (24/7) to the bike cage on level P2. Within the cage, you’re encouraged to lock your bike and the gear locker. Space is on a first-come, first-served basis. There are additional racks in several locations outside the building.
  • Security guards patrol Harrison Square outside of normal business hours.

FEAR RUNS RAMPANT AT TRIMET

I have always been amazed at how many employees at Trimet exist in a constant state of fear. Always worried about 'getting in trouble with Trimet'.
(I personally dislike Ellen Fox, but I will give her credit for having the guts to stand up to Trimet. She is the only other person I know besides myself that  does it)
Take the case of Trimet ripping off its employees paying sub par wages for travel time to relief points.
Many drivers supported the suit, but virtually none have signed on.
The reason: " I need this job".
Then there is our beloved union, which has always been very cautious in getting involved with any of my initiatives.
I can tell you this much, if the union doesn't get behind this and the case comes in victorious, that would be solid proof of the incompetence of our union, who by the way, approved sub par wages for its members.
While I support Bruce fully in his efforts in dealing with the tyrant Mcfarlane, I am tired of waiting for this union to act.
I just lost $180 out of my measly $950 pension, plus I have high deductibles to meet with our new insurance plan.
Sorry but from where I sit the union is not helping us much as of today.
All the victories at the labor relations board have meant nothing to me.

FAT CATS MOVE

New headquarters, new Max line, $10 million dollars surplus, 16k per month pensions for ex general managers, yet  ITS THE UNION CONTRACT THAT IS STRANGLING TRIMET!
Mutha F*king liars and the cabal of sock puppets that protect them

The top three floors of Center St will be empty by the end of January, in preparation for creation of our new Operations Headquarters. Administrative departments--including Payroll, HR and the rest of Finance, as well as Legal, Public Affairs, etc.--left Center Jan. 11 and moved to Harrison Square, at SW 1st and Harrison. Also on Jan. 11, Capital Projects left Holladay St and moved to Harrison Square. Other departments--mostly from Operations and IT--are leaving Center Jan. 25, mostly to temporary space at Holladay St. Most phone numbers are staying the same. Department-by-department list:

Joe Rose sucks?

Friday, January 25, 2013

Lane Jensen

Trimet – Drivers Breaking HR202 | Portland Transit Lane

Former driver and TriMet watchdog files lawsuit against agency

yup, that's me, too bad i cant talk about any of it
Portland Afoot

OPAL event

The East Portland Bus Stop Project focuses on creating opportunities for meaningful involvement in transit decision making and increases awareness of connectivity issues between bus and pedestrian transit.  This is a community driven project focusing on areas around: SE 82nd, SE 122nd, Stark, Powell, Foster, Division and Halsey.
If you live in East Portland, we want YOU TO BE INVOLVED!

WHEN
Tuesday, January 22nd, 2pm-5pm
Thursday, January 25th, 2pm-5pm
Saturday, February 2nd, 11am–2pm
Tuesday, February 5th, 3pm-6pm
Thursday, February 7th, 2pm-5pm

MEET AT THE OPAL OFFICE
2407 SE 49th Avenue, Portland, Or. 97206
On Bus Lines # 4, 14, 71

RSVP AT: 503-342-8910 or hector@opalpdx.org Food and bus tickets will be provided

Woodlawn invaded by Trimet

Are TriMet buses threatening Woodlawn's fledgling business district? Northeast Portland news | OregonLive.com

Mcfarlanes right hand man

JC  Vanetta

Thursday, January 24, 2013

THIS IS A FIRST

Nice stop announcement

http://t.co/DXB4vUqk

Vintage film footage of transit in Portland, Oregon

Trimet TV!

Sock puppets on cable

The following 8 dates are scheduled for the program "Tri met Board
Meetings: January Board Meeting", Project: Tri met Board Meetings, starting
1/24/2013.

Wednesday 1/30/2013, 5:00 PM, Channel 22

Saturday 2/2/2013, 6:00 AM, Channel 23

Tuesday 2/5/2013, 7:00 AM, Channel 22

Thursday 2/7/2013, 1:00 PM, Channel 23

Sunday 2/10/2013, 4:00 PM, Channel 23

Wednesday 2/13/2013, 5:30 PM, Channel 22

Monday 2/18/2013, 10:00 PM, Channel 11

Wednesday 2/27/2013, 9:00 PM, Channel 22

BY THE WAY-YOUR RIGHT TO MAKE YOUR OWN DECISIONS HAS JUST BEEN REMOVED

Resolution 13-01-04 Authorizing a Smoke-Free Work Environment Policy passed unanimously yesterday taking away your freedom choice starting in July

MARGULIES VS TRIMET (CLASS ACTION)


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Management shenanigans

Original Here!
Every time we win in court our leaders find something else to take away from us. They have decided now not to give us our winters coats, badges and medal clip boards as retaliation for the Inspector win. What childless action. Every time I see the posting Do The Right Thing from Neil’s posting’s I think what a dam joke. Here we got low quality coats that we freeze our asses off and get wet in. All I was told by my manager Jay Jackson who couldn’t even remember who worked on the agreement with ATU and Management. You would think at least if you really wanted to do the right thing you would get the facts straight before throwing out the wrong names. Here lately you have so many managers that they are stepping on each others toes. They don’t have a clue on who do what job. By the way have you seen the latest postings for more manager positions. That’s correct they don’t want people who will think out side the box, they want freaking robots. Do as the top three Jokers tell you or out the door you go. They continue to want us to do more with less pay and less tools. The poor folks that are forced to Harrison St. and have to pay for parking that don’t get six figure $ checks are forced to pay over 100.00 plus a month. The poor line #8 operator who don’t have a restroom at the end of the line. Being that we are a transportation company we don’t have enough cars for our own supervisor/inspectors. Yes Neil, Randy and Barry, what a threesome?

MY FULL TESTIMONY AT YESTERDAYS MEETING

I spoke twice yesterday, once to object to the nonchalant methods that this 'board' uses to routinely approve more money for contracts that have already been bid. There is never any questioning done on this never ending stream of money that is flowing like a river out of Trimet.

The other testimony was to extract an answer out of Mcfarlane or Warner on why Trimet is so intent on keeping the contractual negotiations secret. Of course I expected no actual answers, and I didn't get any. Mcfarlanes lap dogs (the board) put a circle around him to protect him, which was fully expected. I followed all the decorum of the public meetings, didn't do anything outrageous. I was very pleased with the testimonies yesterday. Of course they ignored them, but I thought we did great:

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

ALEX COMMENTS ON ELLEN FOX


IF YOU WANNA WATCH THE SOCK PUPPETS IN ENTIRETY

And the gushing, flowing, sickening praise for his highness Steve Clark then you are welcome too.
You also get to watch the person that took over for Beth Dehammel, so boring he could put a crack addict to sleep.

WATCH HERE AT ROSECITYTRANSIT YOU TUBE CHANNEL

IT DIDN'T HAVE TO BE LIKE THIS NEIL

You were the one who wanted to be the "new sheriff in town" and make everybody do your bidding. You could have had cooperation from people like me but you weren't interested.

CAMERON JOHNSON AT THE TRIMET BOARD


ALEX HAWK AT TODAYS MEETING

Speaking for Erik Halstead

Dale Weber airs grievances to the Trimet board


SOME OF US HAVE BEEN SAYING THIS FOR AWHILE

Lane Jensen has been doing some snooping

Trimet – Management Contact Info

Latest "seen and heard on Trimet"

But not seen on TRIMET'S HOW WE ROLL BLOG!
 TRIMET SCANNER TWEETS     

Drunchies and I have to pee sooo bad. Won't be home for another hour. fuck trimet. Teleport me bitch I gotta pee once again,


Lane Jensen Blasts Neil Mcfarlane

Trimet – Neil McFarlane Refuses to Answer Me! | Portland Transit Lane

TRIMET BOARD PRESIDENT WARNER REFUSES TO ANSWER MY QUESTIONS

And Neil just shakes his head NO!

Some riders LIKE their drivers (actually most do)

TriMet: Fan Mail from TriMet Riders

Another Trimet board meeting

I have to say this was one of the most enjoyable meetings I have ever attended.
What made it that way was my band of merry Trimet bloggers was all in attendance.

TRIMET PUPPET CONTACT INFO

Trimet – Contact the Trimet Board Members!

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Latest "seen and heard on Trimet"

But not seen on TRIMET'S HOW WE ROLL BLOG!

WTF ! The 11:45am #6 @ 1114 was 8 minutes out when I stepped off , now it's not even on the tracker! Totally unreliable! 

 TRIMET SCANNER TWEETS   

ANOTHER SIX FIGURE TRIMET JOB

Not having anything to do with providing transit!
Click here for PORK!

TRIMET DRIVERS-YOU CAN GET RETROACTIVE PAYMENTS UP TO SIX YEARS IN THE PAST

This is an issue that affects all Trimet drivers.
You can make your claim for payment from this class action lawsuit by filing these two pieces of paperwork.
Trimet cannot retaliate against any Trimet employee for joining this suit.

TRI-MET’S FIRST COLOR SCHEME

PDX RETRO

GUESS WHO? CLASS ACTION TRIMET VIOLATING WAGE LAWS


Whenever TRIMET cronies need more money they just ask

These cronies will be handed more money at tomorrows board meeting.
No discussion, just ask you shall receive, never mind about that bid we submitted, there is ALWAYS unforeseen circumstances, always:

- increases a previously approved $3.2 million contract by $700k

-increases a previously approved $3.4 million contract by $886k & allows for an additional $80k

http://trimet.org/pdfs/meetings/board/2013-1-23/Res-13-01-08.pdf- increases the "moving together" from a quarter mil to over half a million

SOCK PUPPETS TOMORROW

BE THERE OR BE SQUARE

Meeting


Wednesday, January 23, 2013, 9 a.m.


Location

Portland Building, Room C
1120 SW 5th Ave
Portland, OR

REST IN PEACE TRIMET DRIVER #1 NEIL BURLEY


THERE IS ONE REALLY GREAT THING ABOUT THE 3000 BUSES

They are QUIET. I live on NW 23rd and really appreciate how quiet they are!

More reasons to forget bus driving as a suitable career

As if the non stop attacks on bus driver's isn't enough enough from discouraging good people from getting into this profession, along comes this!
Driverless Buses Ready To Roll On Shanghai's Streets

Public transit has become a tool of the police state

In Boston they are doing random searches of people bags at MBTA stations. In Portland they have riot police decked in their ninja turtle outfits and police dogs prowling trains. The odds of being killed in a terrorist attack are ONE IN TWENTY MILLION yet here we have it, the police state IN OUR FACES over a phony threat. It's much more ominous than it appears!

Group Plans March, Protest Against MBTA Transit Police Bag Checks | BostInno

Dan Christensen on OVERTIME and EVIL bus drivers

Dan goes on a pretty decent anti reporter anti blogger rant. Of course he makes some excellent points as he always does but as far as I am concerned allowing people to work endless hours is poor public policy. The other thing Dan forgets is this: just because something hits the paper doesn't mean anything will change. Actually nothing ever changes, except for the health insurance and the break time.

It’s very obvious.

1. Get rid of the extraboard drivers, That type of exceptional service is only wrong.

2. The entire staff of Trimet in fact should be fired and replaced by reporters from KPTV, KATU, KGW, and KOIN. At least then they will make a good wage and have a good "Cadilac Healthcare" option.

3. The head of Trimet should be selected from the staff of the Oregonian

4. Managers should be selected from a series of bloggers who rotate through the job based on who posts the most negative post about Trimet. (Obviously the most important criteria for Managing ever) Read his editorial below


Evil Evil Evil Evil Evil Evil Bus Drivers.


TRIMET=SETTING THE STANDARD

Max Gate arm being operated by hand. Photo by Fox12

Monday, January 21, 2013

Latest "seen and heard on Trimet"

, it is MLK day and over half of downtown is out of the office. Why are your trains 10+ minutes late? Once again you disappoint me.
But not seen on TRIMET'S HOW WE ROLL BLOG!
 TRIMET SCANNER TWEETS   

GIVE MCFARLANE AND HIS CRONY CAPITALISTS WHAT THEY WANT


TWITTER IS BACK UP

All the live dispatch tweets are once again available HERE!

TWITTER HAS BEEN DOWN ALL DAY-DISPATCH TWEETS ARE BEING POSTED TO THIS BLOG

Second batch is here

Live Dispatch tweets-first batch

HERE!

Trimet supervisory reports

Did skateboarder and bus make contact?
Rose Quarter after-action
Where is the passenger's story?
Rose Quarter after-action
Another after-action
Yet more Rose Quarter after-action
Uh oh

The future of transit


Trimet's mish mash of transit on MLK day

On Monday, January 21, some TriMet bus lines and Portland Streetcar will run on Saturday schedules and service will be canceled on several bus lines, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. We carry more riders on MLK Day than any other holiday, so we are providing more service than a typical holiday schedule.

Not in service: Bus lines 1, 18, 28, 29, 34, 36, 37, 38, 39, 43, 47, 50, 51, 53, 55, 59, 61, 63, 64, 65, 66, 68, 84 and 99.
Running on Saturday schedules: Bus lines 48, 52, 62, 71, 72, 75, 76, 77, 78, 88 and Portland Streetcar.
All other bus lines, MAX and WES will be running on regular weekday schedules.

Please note that the TriMet Ticket Office at Pioneer Courthouse Square and our Customer Service office at 503-238-RIDE will be closed on the holiday.
Check the MLK Day schedule for your line(s)

TIME LAPSE OF SELLWOOD BRIDGE MOVE


Give us more money

Hey its tax payers funds so who cares right?
Portland Streetcar Asks City For More Money to Fix Its Only New Vehicle
Surprise! Locally built streetcar is a lemon. (Jack Bog's Blog)

If you listen to the TRIMET SCANNER it becomes evident why Americans dont use transit

Pay is so high they don't want to list it

Here
Pay is HERE!

How's those bike and rides doing?

Here!

Sunday, January 20, 2013

'THEY' ARE NOT INTERLINING THE ORANGE LINE

How freaking stupid is that?
 Portland Transport: "Orange Line" Name for Portland-Milwaukie MAX: A Triumph of Marketing Over Rider Benefit

HOW FK*D UP IS THIS COUNTRY OF OURS?

The big news around here is a bus driver running a couple stop signs and bus driver health benefits costing $5million a year. 

Meanwhile 'they' build a train to a town of 20,000 people costing those  same tax payers that 'they' say they are saving from our burdensome health care costs for $1.5 billion dollars!

Unfunded liability of public sector workers is in the trillions, 'they' want to cut medicare and social security, wages are plunging!

Meanwhile 'they' spend $720 million EACH DAY to fund a war that is not winnable and is killing innocents.

Do the American people put 1+1 and get 2?
Nope, they see none of the scam that is being pulled right before their eyes.

BRUCE PEEK ELABORATES ON THE OVERTIME SCANDAL

Dear Al you may want to mention that Bruce hansen has filed several
freedom of informatoion act requests with trimet to find out just how
many drivers at specific cost levels are receiving benefit coverage
and trimets true cost as per the confirmation of benefit statements.
How many get health care benefits at $22,000 per year. Darn few I'll
bet.

Billionaire Bloomberg who bought the mayors office picks on NYC school bus drivers

After working 12 years as a matron caring for kids with autism, MS and physical and developmental handicaps, Lucy makes $15 an hour and takes home $397 a week after taxes. Vic, who has been driving for nine years, earns a whopping $22 an hour and takes home $700. That’s a combined $1,100 a week — about $53,000 combined take-home pay for a couple working a 10-month year.
They get unemployment in the summers. That’s what they live on in New York City in 2013.
The truth is easy to see, bus drivers are an easy target so the globalists have made 'them' (us) the first battle. While some people working at Trimet can makes fortunes (many more Trimet drivers earned 6 figure incomes last year but due to deferred comp  they did not appear on Joe Rose's list) these drivers in New York are hardly surviving. Yet the  billionaire who bought himself a mayors office has decided to target them playing his role as globalist union buster. If we lived in Europe right now you might see the entire countries transit workers walk out in sympathy. But alas we live in America, were it's citizen vs citizen. Half the country hates the other half. And half the country can't wait to drag down the other half.

Saturday, January 19, 2013

IS TRIMET IN THE DEATH SPIRAL NOW?

MAX RIDERSHIP DOWN 14%
To:   General Manager 

Board of Directors     
From:   Michael Dohn       
  Timothy Kea
Subject:   December 2012 Monthly Performance Report

Trimet training videos

You wanna see some bureaucracy?

Well check THIS out

Neil's Bullshit!

Healthcare? When we need new offices? Forget it!

WHERE DOES 31 STOP?

BRUCE PEEK ON THE OREGONIAN ATU COVERAGE

Trimet internal communications

Commendation of the Week (from November)
Another Commendation of the Week
The moustache-jugging contest
Last year's Bike Commute Challenge at TriMet
About those cameras on the new buses
Walk that way at Center Street
Commendation from the service change

Oregonian Editorial Board predictable story

Oregonian
My response

Hit-and-run driver flees into Center Street garage


MTA WANTS TRAINS ON SCHEDULE

Even if it means lives are lost:

State Rep Tobias Read comes out against Trimet workers

A democrat comes out against labor (of course)
TriMet is interested in this happening," said state Rep. Tobias Read, D-Beaverton, chairman of the committee, "and we want to make sure the issue gets a fair hearing." 

Oregon bill seeks to end 'binding arbitration' for TriMet operators, mechanics | OregonLive.com

New York Juan Gonzalez Gonzalez: Mayor Bloomberg should stop blaming bus workers for the strike and look for creative solutions

The mayor's( a billionaire who bought the mayors office) claims that he wants to protect competitive bidding seem hypocritical after his history of violating or ignoring such rules. He also fails to look at the reasons for rising bus costs that have nothing to do with the workers trying to protect their livelihood.

Friday, January 18, 2013

What to do about Lane Jensen

I'm getting contacted about Lane Jensen and being held responsible for Lane's activities.
While I admit to helping create Lane's 'image' I have no responsibility for the stuff he produces.

Latest "seen and heard on Trimet"

But not seen on TRIMET'S HOW WE ROLL BLOG!
It's 34 degrees and driver on #4 for stops smoking, moves bus up 30 feet, stops and refuses to let us in out of cold.
TRIMET SCANNER TWEETS   

OH BOY-LANE VS TRIMET-the saga continues

 (stop giving Lane Material, how hard is that)
Portland Transit Lane | The

TriMet - Russ Bohanan PTL TriMet Way Award by portlandtransitlane

NYC School bus drivers strike updates




Board of Puppets to meet

Meeting

Wednesday, January 23, 2013, 9 a.m.

'Mr Jensen is out"

Trimet driver blows crossing arm gate

Trimet – Driver Blowing MAX Gate Guard | Portland Transit Lane

(on the wrong side of the gate-photo is pointing behind bus)