Bruce Agnew

Rail-Lovers Determined Service Will Survive

SEATTLE — There’s an unusual coalition of train lovers here determined to ensure at least some passenger rail survives along the American West Coast even if Amtrak dies. What is interesting for British Columbians is that some of the strongest proponents of passenger rail on the U.S. West Coast are trying to “internationalize” the rail corridor. They want fast, efficient Read More ›

The Town of La Conner in Northern Washington
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What Does 2002 Hold for San Juan County?

This section came from a larger summary of opinion from San Juan (Wash.) leaders in housing, growth, technology, education and volunteerism, in addition to transportation. For the complete article, click here. Transportation Since 1997, community leaders have gathered regularly at the Farmhouse Inn in La Conner to explore better ways to connect communities in North Snohomish, Skagit, Island, Whatcom and Read More ›

North-South Corridors Studied

(excerpt) If you haven’t heard about the Cascadia Inland Corridors initiative, you might want to ask your DOT regional administrator about it, since it has the promise of being something big for Washington state traffic movement in the future. The project, being coordinated by the Discovery Institute in Seattle, has the goals of improving freight mobility, promoting passenger rail service, Read More ›