Hard Times Ahead for TriMet?

Indications are that TriMet’s payroll tax revenue has been strongly impacted by the recession. As a result, TriMet is looking at a 5-8% service reduction.

The upcoming public process around fairless square will also be used to gather public input on these cuts.

Let’s hope for a white knight: congressman Oberstar added several hundred million dollars in transit operating funds to the federal stimulus bill. Cross your fingers that it will survive the Senate and the conference committee!

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