Trimet general manager "digs" it!

We recently pulled together the Safety and Service Excellence Task Force for a 6 month 'check up' on the Safety initiatives. It was a good thing to do -- it helped all of us who are working on the initiatives to pull together our current status, and...

Trimet general manager says the buget is "tight as a drum"

I had the opportunity to preview a presentation that Tom Nielsen and our bus maintenace staff is preparing for our Board. It shows that we are working hard on our transit system's workhorse -- with new buses soon to be ordered, and new technology on...

Trimet general manager will scan with his eyes!

I wanted to share a few safety updates.  Yesterday – I was able to film an introduction to the new Bus Operator recertification classes – which start April 18th.  Our goal is to set as our goal ZERO collisions  -- and ensure that we are doing all we...

Trimet general manager is "very proud" to be in the room!

I had the pleasure of joining the Bus Safety Committee yesterday at Merlo. With me was our new Safety Exec -- Harry Saporta. We had a good discussion. Key take-aways for me... - pivotal and essential role of the Safety Committee -- and all front-line...

TRIMET GENERAL MANAGER VERY PROUD OF HIMSELF

  We just got some good news from DC. President Obama's proposed budget for federal fiscal year 2012 lists the Portland to Milwaukie project as a 'recommended full funding grant agreement,' and a recommendation for a $200 million appropriation....