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Bruce Agnew

Another Delay For Alaskan Way Viaduct Decision

This segment on the momentum for an inland deep bored tunnel to replace the Alaskan Way Viaduct on Seattle’s downtown waterfront aired on the 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. news on KOMO 4 TV Seattle, the city’s ABC network affiliate. Among those interviewed are Cascadia Center’s Director Bruce Agnew, and Bob Donegan, CEO of Ivar’s, Inc. Click here to view Read More ›

Bruce Agnew, Tim Ceis – On Deep Bored Tunnel Option

Subbing for Dori Monson, KIRO Radio’s Frank Shiers enlists Seattle Deputy Mayor Tim Ceis and Cascadia Center Director Bruce Agnew for a discussion of the advantages of a deep bored tunnel to replace the earthquake-prone, elevated, Alaskan Way Viaduct along Seattle’s downtown waterfront on State Route 99. MP3 here.

Eastside Rail Cost Estimates Inflated, Cascadia Tells Radio Listeners

On evening drive time Wednesday Nov. 19 and morning drive Thursday Nov. 20, Cascadia Center Director Bruce Agnew was featured in a news segment on a new cost estimate for a proposed 42-mile Eastside commuter rail corridor in metro Puget Sound. Soundbite one can be found here. Soundbite two can be found here.

Puget Sound Ports Facing Challenges

This article, published by The Seattle Times, quotes Discovery Institute Fellow Bruce Agnew: Those modest aspirations drive people like Bruce Agnew batty. Agnew, director of the Discovery Institute’s Cascadia Center for Regional Development, said the Seattle port risks sliding into irrelevance without concerted effort to keep it competitive. The rest of the article can be found here.

Telework Cuts Congestion, Boosts Productivity

The Kitsap Regional Coordinating Council has begun a telework pilot project. Background in this Kitsap Sun article. Different versions of the KOMO-AM 1000 story ran the afternoon of Monday, September 15 and the morning of Tuesday, September 16 with soundbites from Discovery Institute Fellow Bruce Agnew: Version 1: .WAV file Version 2: .WAV file

Northwest Could Be A Leader In Electric Transport Systems

Shai Agassi is on a mission to make the world a better place. After helping to sell his family’s software business to the German enterprise software giant SAP for $400 million, he was on track to become its CEO. But after an inspiration about what he could do that would make a difference, not just money, he left SAP to Read More ›

Olympic Eyes Turn To Vancouver

This TV news segment focuses on the economic potential of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics for Western Washington and the Puget Sound Region. Cascadia Center director Bruce Agnew is interviewed. Link to video of news segment, as aired on KING 5.

White House Looks To Private Sector To Push Road Pricing

This article, published by Greenwire/E&E News, quotes Discovery Institute Fellow Bruce Agnew: “Now the [states] can’t even keep up with operation and maintenance; they are being forced increasingly to the private market,” said Bruce Agnew, policy director at the Cascadia Project, a Seattle-based transportation think tank. The rest of the article can be found here.  

Some Cities Plan To Raise Parking Fees As A Cure For Congestion

This article, published by Greenwire, quotes Discovery Institute Fellow Bruce Agnew: “This is just one more opportunity to explain to people that we have to price transportation like any other utility,” said Bruce Agnew, policy director at the Cascadia Project, a Seattle-based transportation think tank. The rest of the article can be found here.