The above article seems to suggest there are too many pointless rumors/comments regarding the incident. Maybe this news Clip from KOIN will clear things up a bit...http://www.koinlocal6.com/content/news/topstories/story/Bus-troubles/YT6OxhbC-keZ_BRl3vnCdg.cspx
BTW-That was a c-tran bus blowing through the light there.
Who has power to make changes at Trimet? Seems to be a bit of complexity in answering that question.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Municipal_corporation
If you've been wondering why Trimet has been having so many safety problems (leading up to this tragedy). This video may help answer that question...http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uhktnb85JDU&feature=related
Actually Trimet has a good safety record..0004% accident rate!
I found a link to the meeting held between the Portland Police and Trimet's board of directors... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wQwx0eszgFw
Meeting between Portland Police and Trimet's board of directors on Trimet tragedyOnce I get the link format down, all future links will be automated/clickable, this will be much more user friendly.
FYI-This site is a satellite site of THIS SITE where all the board of directors meetings are published.
I've been to that site, and can see how you needed to branch out into a different space for this flurry of info. surrounding the "Trimet Horror".
Al, is it possible to write a paragraph of how the .0004% accident rate fits in with this story (click here) and not seem pointless?
What it means is that MOST drivers are pretty damn good, with notable exceptions.Somebody needs to shine a spotlight on HUMAN RESOURCES over here and find out the hiring criteria.