Radio news segments aired about the Eastside Rail and Trail that have soundbites from Discovery Institute Fellow Bruce Agnew. The two soundbites can be found here and here.
This article, published by The Seattle Times, quotes Discovery Institute Fellow Bruce Agnew: “I think these other governments stepping up to share the cost is a great, remarkable development. I was concerned that if we didn’t get the deal closed by the end of this year, BNSF might say enough is enough. It’s very timely — an early Christmas gift,” Read More ›
This article, published by The Snohomish Times, mentions the Cascadia Center of Discovery Institute: The Cascadia Center for Regional Development sponsored the tour to provide Puget Sound leaders an opportunity to meet with Northern California counterparts involved in the development of the Sonoma Marin Rail Transit (SMART) system that voters in that area approved for tax-supported funding in 2008. The Read More ›
This article, published by The Seattle Times, mentions the Cascadia Center of Discovery Institute: In late May, the Discovery Institute’s Cascadia Center hosted state and federal lawmakers, mayors, and state and local transportation officials at meetings in Portland and Seattle to learn more about high-speed rail from Oregon’s Willamette Valley to the Canadian border. The rest of the article can Read More ›
Link to report is here (pdf file).
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.
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 Seattle Times, quotes Discovery Institute Fellow Bruce Agnew: “I’m interpreting this deal as a public sentiment that we really want to have commuter rail for our citizens, not necessarily an endorsement that Tom Payne and his railroad are the best operator. We need an open process and a public competition,” said Cascadia Center Executive Director Read More ›
This article, published by Seattle PI, mentions Discovery Institute: The agency is beginning to examine whether commuter rail would work along the corridor in a $340,000 study — due by February — funded by the Legislature, Sound Transit and private funds raised by the Discovery Institute. The rest of the article can be found here.