This article, published by The Seattle Times, mentions the Cascadia Center of Discovery Institute: The Discovery Institute’s Cascadia Center, a nonprofit that explores transportation issues in the region, continues to push for a bored-tunnel option – just inland from the Elliott Bay shoreline, which would keep the viaduct in place during construction. The rest of the article can be found Read More ›
This article, published by Seattle PI, mentions the Cascadia Center of Discovery Institute: By contrast, experts consulted by The Cascadia Center of the Discovery Institute have filled my e-mail box with analyses that an inland tunnel option would cost $1.7 billion at most. The rest of the article can be found here.
This article, published by Crosscut, quotes from Matt Rosenberg of Discovery Institute: In this post from the tunnel advocates at Discovery Institute’s Cascadia Center, Matt Rosenberg writes: “The Viaduct decision needs to be part of a broader regional plan for time-variable tolling. …” The rest of the article can be found here.
These two radio segments respectively mention a study done by the Cascadia Center of Discovery Institute and contain an interview with Discovery Institute Fellow Bruce Agnew. The first segment ran at approx. 6:03 p.m., Monday, Dec. 8, 2008. (Mp3 audio file of full segment). The second version aired during afternoon drive, Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2009. (partial .wav audio file).
Guests included Bruce Agnew, Director of Cascadia Center. Here is the link to the KUOW web page for this episode, with audio links and guest list.
The search for a practical successor to the Alaska Way Viaduct has taken our region on a roller-coaster ride. Two high-profile alternatives — a new aerial structure and a cut-and-cover tunnel — crashed when their cost in disruption plus construction proved prohibitive. The issue became so hot that the architects of Proposition 1 didn’t even put a viaduct solution in Read More ›
This article, published by Puget Sound Business Journal, mentions Discovery Institute: The technology has made great strides in recent years, making it cheaper and safer to dig, said Robbins, speaking at a recent meeting put together by the Discovery Institute’s Cascadia Center. The rest of the article can be found here.