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.
Here is the MP3 link. The segment ran between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. and included several calls from listeners. The topic was moving beyond oil in surface transportation, which is the focus of an upcoming conference Sept. 4 & 5 in Redmond, Wash., sponsored by Cascadia Center, Idaho National Laboratory, Microsoft and others. Also discussed were the role of Read More ›
Here is the link to the broadcast video by Washington State’s public affairs television channel, TVW, of “The Case For Change,” a presentation given on Sept. 5, 2008 by former CIA Director R. James Woolsey, at Cascadia Center’s “Beyond Oil: Transforming Transportation” conference in Redmond, Wash. Woolsey is introduced by U.S. Rep. Dave Reichert, via video. After Woolsey’s presentation, Woolsey Read More ›
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.
With gas prices still on the north side of four dollars per gallon, more people than ever are riding King County Metro buses in Seattle and some parts of its suburbs. Ridership was up 7 percent last year, and as the Puget Sound Business Journal’s Dierdre Gregg reports, continued growth is straining the system. One effect: more riders get bypassed Read More ›
This article, published by the Puget Sound Business Journal, mentions the Cascadia Center of Discovery Institute: But can tolls and the gas tax work together? That was the rhetorical question posed by David Dye, chief operating officer for the Washington State Department of Transportation, who spoke at Cascadia Center’s recent Seattle workshop on Tolling and Traffic Management. The rest of Read More ›
The local news blog Kirkland Views has been continuing to cover the proposed Eastside commuter rail and recreational trail corridor backed by Cascadia Center and others. Cascadia Center was recently invited to provide comment for publication, along with the Cascade Bicycle Club. More here.
This article, published by the Puget Sound Business Journal, mentions the Cascadia Center of Discovery Institute: In Seattle on June 26, the Cascadia Center for Regional Development held a West Coast Workshop on Tolling and Traffic Management. The rest of the article can be found here.
We in the Northwest live in a majestic place. But growth and crowded roads challenge our environment and quality of life. We need to learn how to address traffic congestion and climate change together, and to share solutions. One focal point is Columbia River Crossing, the $4.2 billion project to replace two old, crowded and dangerous bridges connecting Washington and Read More ›
This article, published by Seattle PI, mentions the Cascadia Center of Discovery Institute: The Cascadia Center for Regional Development brought experts together Thursday afternoon for a workshop on tolling and traffic management. The rest of the article can be found here.