The numbers were partially inflated
Says "last year the graduation rate for our combined six-district footprint jumped 5.5 percent."
Walkers aren't much safer these days
Says "traffic fatalities have fallen dramatically, even as population has risen. You are more likely to stay alive biking, walking and driving around Portland than you were before" he took over the Portland Bureau of Transportation.
Only 20 percent of the participants gave feedback
Says "of the 2,000 Portland households in the year-long (composting) pilot, 87 percent of participants reported being satisfied with the overall system."
In fact, the surplus likely will be much smaller
Says city of Portland has a one-time $22 million surplus
Swing and a miss?
Says "$30 million gap" in stadium funding forced the Portland Beavers to leave.
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