Trimet general manager says "we need to make everyone pay"

At a press conference yesterday morning at the JELD-WEN Field MAX station – I officially announced a change to how we enforce our fare policy from one of educating to one of enforcement. Warnings will now be the exception, not the rule. With this new...

Awards to actual blue collar workers at Trimet?

  Congrats to the final FY11 TriMet Way Award winners:   Rick Douglas, journeyman mechanic - Powell Geoff Winn, assistant supervisor – Powell Ed Trimpler, maintenance supervisor– Powell Tony Dauenhauer, bus operator – Merlo Charlotte...

Trimet general manager says "everyone needs to pay"

This last Monday, five supervisors came back on the job to join our fare inspection team. Right now, they’re going through a refresher course but will be on the system in full force inspecting fares on Thursday. While five more supervisors may not...

Trimet general manager is "proud"

And here we go…underway with the first new Willamette River Bridge in 40 years. Today was an incredibly proud day for TriMet and its partners throughout the region. I was among over 300 people gathered near OMSI for the historic kick-off of...