Eastside TRailway Partnership

Eastside TRailway Forum Recap

Jan. 16 and Jan. 17’s Cascadia-sponsored Eastside rail forums held in Kirkland and Snohomish, were a success by any measure. More than 70 people filled the room at both sessions, with citizens spilling over into the balcony of Angel Arms Work in Snohomish on Thursday night. News coverage was excellent, with stories in the Seattle Times (article here), and on Read More ›

Rail Advocates Pitch Commuter Service To Kirkland

This article, published by the Kirkland Reporter, mentions Discovery Institute Fellow Bruce Agnew: Updating the aging tracks to handle a commuter line and building a trail alongside would cost somewhere between $200-300 million, while the current cost of Interstate-405 expansion is in the billions, Cascadia Center director Bruce Agnew said. The rest of the article can be found here.

Get On Board With Eastside Commuter Rail

This article, published by the Everett Herald, mentions Discovery Institute Fellow Bruce Agnew and the Cascadia Center of Discovery Institute: The nonprofit Cascadia Center, which is pushing the rail and trail idea, estimates that between $100 million and $250 million will be needed to get the line going — a bargain compared with other projects. Cascadia’s Bruce Agnew, a former Read More ›

Dave Ross/KIRO 710 Interviews Bruce Agnew On Eastside Rail

Cascadia Center Director Bruce Agnew was interviewed on the Dave Ross Show, KIRO-AM 710 Seattle, about plans for an Eastside commuter rail line. Here’s an MP3 file of the show’s first hour. The interview starts just past the halfway point, around 9:35 a.m.

Eastside Rail Forum Sketches Ideas For Commuter Line

This article, published by The Seattle Times, quotes Discovery Institute Fellow Bruce Agnew: Then Prop. 1 failed, and the idea of an Eastside commuter-rail line became much more attractive, rail-preservation advocates say. “That’s the reason the political momentum completely flipped on this,” said Bruce Agnew, director of the Discovery Institute’s Cascadia Center think tank. The rest of the article can Read More ›

Eastside Rail Radio Links

Follwing are MP3 links to two radio talk show interviews January 17 of Cascadia Center Director Bruce Agnew, on the proposed Eastside commuter rail line, and Cascadia’s new Eastside TRailways Partnership. KIRO-AM 710, Dave Ross Show, Eastside rail segment. Aired approx. 9:35 a.m., 1/17/08. KBCS-FM, 91.3, Francesca Lyman, One World Report, Eastside rail segment. Aired approx. 6:20 p.m., 1/17/08. (Transcript Read More ›