This article, published by the Puget Sound Business Journal, mentions the Cascadia Center of Discovery Institute and Discovery Institute Board of Directors member Slade Gorton: One response is to do a better job of targeting money, Slade Gorton said at Cascadia Center’s West Coast workshop on tolling and traffic management last month in Seattle. The rest of the article can Read More ›
KIRO-AM ran shorter versions of this story throughout the afternoon and evening and into the next morning, some mentioning Cascadia Center’s sponsorship of the event. Audio recording of long version NOTE: To play this .wav file you will need to right click on the link, and from the pull-down menu select the option which simply downloads the linked file. Then Read More ›
MP3 link to show segment. Segment runs from beginning of audio file to about the middle.
The voters of Snohomish, King and Pierce counties have turned down Proposition One on roads and transit. The question will be, what’s next? The Cascadia Center offers the following ideas on regional transportation, to help deliver congestion relief and safety sooner rather than later, at an affordable price, while cutting greenhouse gas emissions and U.S. dependence on foreign oil. Key Read More ›
State transportation leaders suddenly find themselves struggling with a $1.5 billion shortfall in anticipated federal and state gas tax revenues. This shortfall, primarily due to improving fuel economy in our motor vehicles, has far-reaching implications. Today’s debate in the Puget Sound region is whether to build more roads, or expand our transit system, or do both. But the truth is Read More ›
pdf file “By 2050, the number of vehicles in the world is expected to go up by a factor of three. That should scare you. It scares me.” – John Heywood, director, Sloan Automotive Laboratory, MIT, Washington Post, May 20, 2007 “While some stakeholders believe that their particular alternative fuel can meet the 2020 goal exclusively, the staff believes that Read More ›
This article, published by the Puget Sound Regional Council, quotes Discovery Institute Fellow Bruce Agnew: “I applaud PSRC for doing this,” said Bruce Agnew, Cascadia Program Director, at a briefing on the topic at the Regional Freight Mobility Roundtable. The rest of the article can be found here.