Bruce Agnew


Concluding Remarks & Next Steps

Bruce Agnew, Director of the Cascadia Center at the Discovery Institute, summarizes the beneficial points of the ferry roundtable discussion. He tells what he will do next with the information gathered and what others ought to do as well.

Melding Rich History, Promising Future

When state Sen. Mary Margaret Haugen cuts the ribbon to open the new Stanwood train station today, it will be back to the future for the Stanwood-Camano Island area. For an area rich in history of lumber mills, fish canneries, steamboats and trains, the new station represents a remarkable new opportunity to expand travel options for commuting, attending major events Read More ›

Can You Hear That Train A-Coming? We Might Get Amtrak Back

This article, published by the Idaho Statesman, quotes Discovery Institute Fellow Bruce Agnew: “It looks incredibly encouraging for the Pioneer,” Bruce Agnew said. “Amtrak’s budget has doubled, and people are recognizing that investing in rail improves transportation for agriculture and other goods, reduces greenhouse gases and provides an alternative to crowded airports and highways.” The rest of the article can Read More ›

Amtrak Rails May Ring In Trains’ Return

This article, published by the Idaho Business Review, quotes Discovery Institute Fellow Bruce Agnew: “We have to come to this with some imagination,” Cascadia Center Policy Director Bruce Agnew said at the PNWER conference. He suggested partnerships could be forged with groups like Tourism Idaho and commuter rail systems along the line in Denver and Seattle. The rest of the Read More ›