Mainstream media coverage of Albright/TriMet suit

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As expected, the local media is all over the Randy Albright/TriMet lawsuit I reported on last Friday. (By the way, if you haven’t checked in a few days, that post has sparked some spirited discussion that is well worth a read).

KGW (our local NBC) ran a story with the TriMet video and an interview with Randy last night. I thought their coverage was good, much more calm than I expected. I thought they’d try and paint this as a bus vs. bikers thing but it was pretty balanced. The video from TriMet wasn’t quite as exciting as I’d hoped it to be. All and all, a respectable job by the TV guys.

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Cyclist sues TriMet

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[Photo from TriMet bus video]

Long time bike advocate and current city employee Randy Albright (seen here at a June Critical Mass ride) has filed a lawsuit against TriMet seeking damages of over $48,000. The suit, which was filed last Friday, details an incident which occured on the Hawthorne Bridge back in January 2004.

I recently met with Randy to get his side of the story:

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