Portland is a PR machine for light rail & streetcar
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“It must always be remembered how cost-effectiveness works in the public sector: the cost IS the benefit.” - author unknown
Last year, as TriMet cut bus service for the fifth time in four hard years and saddled riders with the biggest fare increase in the agency's history, its managers discreetly gave themselves $910,000 in pay raises.
"You're jeopardizing TriMet's future," Wyss told Walsh. "We can't afford it." Without a change, employee health costs will probably consume more than 50 percent of TriMet's annual payroll-tax revenue for basic operations by 2020
Agency policy requires an extensive examination into major crashes, detailing investigation techniques, contributing factors and recommendations, according to court documents. "But in this case," the victims' attorneys state in a recent filing, "Trimet chose not to document it."
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