The Cherriots board meets Thursday, Feb. 22, to hear reports on customer satisfaction, finances, and ridership. They will also hear details about assaults against employees last year.
During its meeting on Thursday, Jan. 25, the Cherriots board approved purchases for ten electric buses and seven compressed natural gas paratransit buses.
The Cherriots board approved a $500,000 upgrade to its security cameras and postponed its vote on new paratransit buses during their Dec. 14 meeting.
With the Salem Area Mass Transit District’s latest approved project, eleven bus stops in Salem will become more accessible with lighting, sidewalk and shelter improvements. The Cherriots board approved the project during its Oct. 26 meeting, along with a budget calendar. They also heard the agency’s annual performance report, which[Read More…]
Cherriots’ board approved an update to its equity guidelines and a raise for General Manager Allan Pollock during its Sept. 28 meeting.
During its Aug. 24 meeting, Cherriots’ board of directors approved a $2.9 million project for systemwide communication and bus tracking, and a contract for community surveys.
Starting Tuesday, Aug. 1, Cherriots will launch its e-fare program letting riders pay for fare using a phone app or tap card. The move – which will accompany, not replace, the fare box option – will help riders save money and board with ease, the district said.
During its Thursday, July 27, meeting, the Cherriots board of directors will hear a summary of the outcomes of statewide transit bills during the 2023 legislative session. They will also hear a preliminary financial report for the fiscal year that just ended.
In a unique team bonding event, 40 Cherriots employees, from office workers up to General Manager Allan Pollock, competed Saturday in an annual bus obstacle course.
A first round of electric buses are close to hitting the streets, while new federal money will allow Cherriots to buy five more.