Robert Liberty is Director of the Institute for Sustainable Solutions at Portland State University and manager of the SB 743 implementation assistance program, “From Driving More to Driving Less,” which was commissioned and financed by several California MPOs, CalTrans and the Office of Planning and Research.
Robert has served as a Staff Attorney and Executive Director of 1000 Friends of Oregon, a land use hearings officer for Multnomah County Oregon, and as Senior Counsel to Congressman Earl Blumenauer of Oregon. He was elected to the Metro Council in 2004 and re-elected in 2008. He has published articles in the Environmental Law Reporter and the Boston College Environmental Affairs Law Review and authored a chapter of Steering the Metropolis: Metropolitan Governance for Sustainable Urban Development.
M.A. Modern History, Oxford University
J.D. Harvard Law School