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Railway advocates gather in Woodinville

This article, published by the Woodinville Weekly, discusses an event sponsored by Discovery Institute’s Cascadia Center for Regional Development: The event was sponsored the Cascadia Center for Regional Development, a Seattle-based transportation study and rail advocacy group and a member of the Alliance, and co-chaired by city of Snohomish Mayor Karen Guzak and Woodinville Councilmember Les Rubstello. The rest of Read More ›

Activists want Snohomish-Bellevue rail line to stay

This article, published by HeraldNet, quotes Discovery Institute Fellow Bruce Agnew: They’re hoping a six-month study can be done to show the benefit of waiting, said Bruce Agnew, director of the Cascadia Center, a Seattle-based transportation study and rail advocacy group. Agnew is a member of the rail alliance. The rest of the article can be found here.

Gravel Trail in Kirkland a milestone for Eastside Rail Corridor

This article, published by the Seattle Times, quotes Discovery Institute Fellow Bruce Agnew: “This track was good enough to haul people on the Dinner Train and to haul expensive Boeing fuselages,” said Bruce Agnew, director of the Discovery Institute’s Cascadia Center for Regional Development. “Anybody who says it’s deteriorated to a point where it’s got to be just thrown away Read More ›

Lack of funding obstacle to improving train crossings

This article, published by HeraldNet, mentions Discovery Institute Fellow Bruce Agnew: Bruce Agnew, director for the Cascadia Center, a Seattle rail advocacy group, said he plans to lobby the 2013 Legislature for train crossing improvement money. He specifically mentioned the underpass project and possible improvements in Marysville as Snohomish County projects the group would support. The rest of the article Read More ›

Snohomish-Woodinville excursion train an 11-mile opportunity

It's been a tough time with a double dose of funding challenges for transit. Local agencies like Community and Everett Transit have reduced services because of the enduring economic downturn. And Congress eliminated "earmarking" for special projects and tightened transit funding in new, two-year legislation Read More ›

Eastside: Preserve options for rails and trails on BNSF corridor

This article, published by The Seattle Times, mentions Discovery Institute Fellow Bruce Agnew: Bruce Agnew of the Cascadia Center of the Discovery Institute wants to keep development options for the Cross-Kirkland Corridor wide open, and that means leaving the BNSF rail tracks in place. Bury them in gravel used on other trails, but avoid demolition. The rest of the article Read More ›