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Posted on April 28th, 2013 at 10:04 pm.
Anthony Foxx could be our next DOT Secretary.(Photo: Anthony Foxx Facebook Page)
News has broken this evening that President Obama will pick Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx as the next US Department of Transportation Secretary. Foxx, 41, would replace Ray LaHood, who Obama appointed in December 2008.
Foxx has been mayor of Charlotte for almost four years and [...]
Posted on December 3rd, 2012 at 2:59 pm.
Gail Shibley(Photo: Hales campaign)
Mayor-elect Charlie Hales has chosen Gail Shibley to be his chief of staff. Shibley has a very impressive background of public service ranging from positions at the city, state, and federal levels. I have not met Shibley, but judging from buzz I'm hearing and from local media reaction to the news, it [...]
Posted on November 7th, 2012 at 9:39 am.
Charlie Hales is promising to "minimize the drama and maximize the results."(Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland)
After last night, Portland's City Council has two fresh faces and the White House retains a familiar one. Both our mayoral race and the race for President were never really in doubt as Charlie Hales easily beat Jefferson Smith and Barack [...]
Posted on November 6th, 2012 at 8:48 pm.
Your next mayor.(Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland)
Posted on October 18th, 2012 at 3:36 pm.
Hales being interviewed in 2010 for a documentary about Critical Mass.
Charlie Hales, the leading candidate for Portland mayor, rode undercover on Critical Mass during his previous tenure as a city council member. People who were on the 2001 ride say his presence — and his testimony about it that ran counter to the version being [...]
Posted on October 5th, 2012 at 3:21 pm.
Hales and Smith at City Club today.(Image: Screen grab from live stream)
Mayoral candidates Jefferson Smith and Charlie Hales shared their visions at a City Club debate at the Governor Hotel in Portland today. The debate was moderated by Tracy Barry of KGW-TV. Transportation came up several times during the debate, and one of Barry's questions [...]
Posted on September 27th, 2012 at 9:55 am.
"The Bureau of Transportation has been facing budget challenges for several years; how will you as mayor create a sustainable source of revenue or otherwise ensure that the bureau has the resources it needs over the long haul?"—Question for mayoral candidates at recent Women's Transportation Seminar luncheon
With the election just over a month away, it's [...]
Posted on September 12th, 2012 at 1:27 pm.
Top: Fritz (L), Nolan. Bottom: Hales (L), Smith.
"The Value of Jobs", a coalition of Portland-area business groups that includes the Portland Business Alliance, has published its http://www.valueofjobs.com/candidate_ques/index.html for the City Council race between incumbent Amanda Fritz and her challenger Mary Nolan; and the mayoral race between Charlie Hales and Jefferson Smith.
Posted on September 11th, 2012 at 10:29 am.
(Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland)
Last month, a who's-who from local active transportation planning and advocacy circles gathered around a table at the Charlie Hales for Mayor campaign headquarters on the central eastside. Hales called the meeting to have a "lively discussion" about walking, bicycling and transit. He asked questions. He took notes. Last night, Hales turned [...]
Posted on September 10th, 2012 at 1:26 pm.
Event poster detail. See full version below.
The Portland Mercury is putting on what should be a fun and informative Portland mayoral candidate debate next week. It's their "Mayoral Inquisition!" — an even that, according to Mercury reporter Sarah Mirk, will look to, "get away from the stiff, soundbite-inducing structure of a formal debate and instead [...]