Does Anybody Want to Be PBOT Director?

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The Portland Bureau of Transportation has been chewing up directors lately.Tom Miller, a protege of former Mayor Sam Adams, was undone by reports about the city's backlog of unpaved roads and media donnybrooks over bicycle projects. Mayor Charlie Hales fired him and told interim Toby Widmer to find money for road paving—but when Widmer cut a sidewalk project on Southeast 136th Avenue, he was caught ...   More
 
Tuesday, March 19, 2013 AARON MESH

City Hall: Mayor's New Transportation Chief Tours Spain

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Tom Miller, who racked up plenty of frequent flier miles as Mayor Sam Adams' chief of staff, is continuing his globe-trotting ways as the new director of Portland's perennially cash-strapped Bureau of Transportation.Miller, whose promotion in January came with a 50 percent raise, is in Rotterdam this week on personal vacation until Friday. Then he flies to Spain on PBOT's dime for Greenlight Greater ...   More
 
Thursday, March 31, 2011 BETH SLOVIC

Douchebags Not Allowed: City Transportation Boss Meets Bar Owner for Car-Free Ankeny

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Our story about downtown bar owners' efforts to dissuade douchebags and pedestrianize a block of Southwest Ankeny Street apparently captured the attention of Tom Miller, head of the Portland Bureau of Transportation.The day the story hit the streets last week, Miller met with Dustin Knox outside the bar Knox owns on Ankeny in the heart of downtown's Barmuda Triangle.Miller—who could not be reached ...   More
 
Monday, March 28, 2011 by

City Hall: While the Mayor Tweets, His Chief of Staff Travels


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Mayor Sam Adams' gusto for globe trotting is well known among City Hall watchers, who can read about the mayor's travels in real-time as Adams sometimes tweets about his trips. But Adams' chief of staff, Tom Miller, is also a bit of a passport junkie, according to his most recent public calendars. In October and November alone, Miller took four almost back-to-back trips to Stockholm, Detroit, ...   More
 
Thursday, December 16, 2010 BETH SLOVIC

City Hall: Mayor's Chief of Staff to Replace Transportation Director (Updated)


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Yesterday's shuttle diplomacy between City Hall and the Portland Building, a main hub for the city's bureaus, produced a result today: Tom Miller, Mayor Sam Adams' chief of staff, will replace Sue Keil, who yesterday announced she would retire in May, the mayor's office has announced. Miller will take over at the transportation bureau on Jan 25, and Keil will stay on the job for several months ...   More
 
Friday, January 7, 2011 BETH SLOVIC

City Hall: Chief of Staff's Promotion Comes with Big Raise


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Tom Miller, Mayor Sam Adams' new pick to replace Sue Keil as the director of the Portland Bureau of Transportation, will get a hefty raise this month along with a new job title. As the mayor's chief of staff, Miller earned just under $100,000 in 2010. Today the Bureau of Human Resources reports Miller will earn $150,000 as the new transportation director under Adams. That's $30,000 more than ...   More
 
Friday, January 7, 2011 BETH SLOVIC

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