Mercury news editor will work for Adams in City Hall

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Amy Ruiz uses a bike as her
main way of getting around.
(Photo © J. Maus)

Amy Ruiz, news editor for the Portland Mercury, will leave the paper to join the Mayoral team of Sam Adams.

According to the Mercury blog, Ruiz will be Adams’ Strategic Planning and Sustainability Policy Advisor.

Ruiz covered many transportation and bike-related issues during her tenure at the Mercury including the scrapped Sauvie Island/Flanders St. Bridge project and the Safe, Sound and Green Streets proposal, in addition to the Columbia River Crossing (CRC) project (she has been a vocal opponent).

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