FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 20, 2011
MAYOR CARLISLE TO MEET WITH PRESIDENT OBAMA TOMORROW
(Thurs., Jan. 20, 2011)—Mayor Peter Carlisle will join more than 220 other mayors at the White House tomorrow to meet with President Barack Obama and discuss issues of concern to cities across the nation.
Carlisle is in Washington, D.C. to attend the 79th Winter Meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors, and to meet with federal officials and lawmakers regarding Honolulu’s rail transit project.
The Federal Transit Administration on Tuesday issued a Record of Decision that completes the rail project’s environmental review phase and clears the way for construction to begin.
Media contact: Louise Kim McCoy, Mayor’s Office, 768-7798.