What's even cuter is when there's an impromptu detour and the Transit Tracker doesn't reflect it, and of course, TriMet's main office apparently doesn't know about it either. Last year, I was stranded for over an hour in the vicinity of N Columbia Blvd because the only bus that runs out in that area (the #73) was suddenly detoured for a mile away from many of its regular stops. No matter how many times I checked the Transit Tracker, it kept swearing that the bus would arrive in ten minutes, then five minutes, then one minute... and then boom! After the non-arrival of said bus, it said the next bus would be coming in fifteen minutes, lather rinse repeat. And when I called TriMet's office to ask what was going on, they said they didn't know anything and that the bus should arrive. Well, an hour later, a bus finally did arrive, and according to the driver, there had been a long detour away from the stops.
You'd think that for stuff like this, the drivers would at least communicate with their main office to let them know so that the customer service would have more useful information to impart to the passengers who call in about this sort of thing.
Sorry if this sounds rambly and nonsensical. It's really late, and I'm still so sore about that incident that it's hard for me to think straight. =P