Trimet general manager says people do not FOCUS on their jobs!

I wanted to comment on a spate of crashes over the last few days. Obviously, Harry Saporta -- our new Safety Exec -- as well as Shelly and her operations team will delve into each one and determine the root causes and any fixes we need to undertake....

Trimet general manager says the "spring thaw" has arrived

Earlier this year I mentioned a sort of "spring thaw" as we brought on our first class of bus operators in 2 years. I'm happy to say that there is something of a spring run-off now as we have begun promoting mini-run operators to full-time status....

Trimet general manager says TSA "comforts" our riders!

We are fortunate to have many partners in helping keep our system safe and secure. One is the Transportation Security Administration (the TSA for short). For example -- they recently dispatched officers to our system (after the Osama bin Laden...

Do TriMet buses use any kind of signal premption or priority?

Every TriMet bus has a Transit Signal Priority (TSP) device on it that emits a high-frequency light pulse to communicate with the traffic signal system. TSPs are designed to give time to a late bus by extending green lights and shortening red lights....