In October of 2001, Tri-Met
compared a bus that used re-refined oil for 12 months with a bus that used virgin oil during the same period.
With an average of 2,300 passengers a day, Tri-Met
spokesman Bruce Soldberg says, the line is meeting projections.
official says adopting this plan "was the easy decision.
Drummond was Chairman of Tri-Met
, the Portland, Oregon, Area Public Transit Agency, from 1973 to 1985.
Some types of employers are exempt in LTD's territory, but not in the Portland area's Tri-Met
At least that's what Metro and Tri-Met
are counting on.
She is a past director of Tri-Met
and Oregon Public Broadcasting, and a former Commissioner of the Portland Development Commission.
Aside from LTD, the other major recipients include: Tri-Met
in Portland, $7 million for passenger shelters and bus replacement; state Department of Transportation, $2 million for replacement vehicles for rural transit agencies; Salem Area Mass Transit District, $600,000 for bus replacement.
Alternative transportation incentives (free Tri-Met
LTD pioneered the program, which was mimicked by similar operations at Tri-Met
in Portland and Cherriots in Salem-Keizer.
Tom Walsh is a well-respected Oregon civic leader who is the former head of Tri-Met
, the regional transit authority.
The company, founded in 1932, was a predecessor to Tri-Met