ORS 267.480¹
TriMet Crash Advisory Committee

(1) The TriMet Crash Advisory Committee is established. The committee consists of seven members appointed by TriMet’s general manager. When selecting committee members, the general manager shall seek members with a wide variety of backgrounds, including expertise or experience in transportation safety. Members must include:

(a) One member who is an expert in transportation safety engineering, design or planning, including the efforts by the City of Portland to eliminate transportation-related deaths and serious injuries in Portland.

(b) One member who is an advocate for public transportation.

(c) One member who is an advocate for pedestrians or bicyclists.

(d) One member who is an advocate for transportation safety.

(e) One member who is an advocate for elderly persons or persons with disabilities.

(f) One member who is a state or local government official with responsibilities for transportation infrastructure or safety.

(g) One member who is on TriMet’s board of directors.

(2) The term of office of each member of the committee is four years. Before the expiration of the term of a member, the general manager shall appoint a successor. A member is eligible for reappointment. In case of a vacancy for any cause, the general manager shall appoint a person to fill the office for the unexpired term.

(3) A majority of the members of the committee constitutes a quorum for the transaction of business.

(4) Official action by the committee requires the approval of a majority of the members of the committee.

(5) The committee shall elect one of its members to serve as chairperson.

(6) The committee shall review crashes involving TriMet vehicles that result in injury or fatality. The committee may decline to review certain crashes or categories of crashes.

(7) The committee shall:

(a) Meet biannually; and

(b) Report to TriMet’s board of directors as needed, but no less than once per year.

(8) The general manager may use a currently existing TriMet committee for the purpose of complying with this section.

(9) As used in this section, “TriMet” means the Tri-County Metropolitan Transportation District of Oregon, a mass transit district created under ORS chapter 267. [2019 c.632 §1]

Note: 267.480 (TriMet Crash Advisory Committee) was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 267 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 267—Mass Transit Districts; Transportation Districts, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors267.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
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