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Out of the Pan and Into the Fire Dept.

It seems TriMet, in Portland are playing the part of rubes by hiring former TransLink president and general manager of its subsidiary British Columbia Rapid Transit Company Ltd.,Doug Kelsey. I believe TriMet will soon have buyers remorse because under Kelsey’s leadership, Vancouver’s light-metro system suffered many shutdowns due to lack of maintenance and poor management. [...]

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TriMet public approval rebounding

I wonder how TransLink would fare? I guess we will see after the transit plebiscite. PORTLAND TriMet which runs the area’s bus and light rail system is seeing is public approval on the rise despite service issues and financial woes, The Oregonian reports:“Poll: TriMet public approval rebounding despite MAX service problems, ongoing financial challengesBy Joseph [...]