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Sims: ‘No Immediate Plans To Remove Rails’

This article, published by the Woodinville Weekly, mentions Discovery Institute Senior Fellow Bruce Agnew: Bruce Agnew, director of the Discovery Institute’s Cascadia Center for Regional Development, said that he gave Ron Sims a lot of credit for recognizing the common-sense notion of using the corridor for a regional trail and for a transportation corridor. The rest of the article can Read More ›

Railway Corridor From Snohomish To Renton To Keep Tracks

This article, published by The Seattle Times, mentions Discovery Institute Fellow Bruce Agnew: But keeping the tracks would preserve the ballast underneath and make it much easier to install new, modern tracks, said Bruce Agnew, director of the Discovery Institute’s Cascadia Center think tank, which has pushed for commuter rail. The rest of the article can be found here.

Tracks To Remain On Trail-Rail Corridor

This article, published by Seattle PI, quotes Matt Rosenberg of Discovery Institute: “That’s definitely a good thing,” said Matt Rosenberg of the Discovery Institute’s Cascadia Center for Regional Development, a Seattle transportation think tank that advocates running self-propelled diesel passenger train cars on the tracks. The rest of the article can be found here.

Port On Track To Purchase BNSF corridor

This article, published by the Woodinville Weekly, mentions the Cascadia Center of Discovery Institute: The Cascadia Center for Regional Development, a transportation policy think tank, made a big push at the end of last year to promote utilizing the existing corridor for both transit and trail. The rest of the article can be found here.

Interview Of Bruce Agnew, on Eastside Rail

This article contains an interview with Discovery Institute Fellow Bruce Agnew about Eastside Rail on the Dave Ross Show. Here is the MP3 audio file of the interview during the second hour of the Dave Ross Show on 12/14/07.

Innovative Transit Idea Shouldn’t Be Dismissed

This article, published by The Everett Herald, mentions the Cascadia Center of Discovery Institute: That proposal has been advanced by the Cascadia Center, the transportation arm of the Seattle-based Discovery Institute, a private think tank. The rest of the article can be found here.

Cascadia’s Rails And Trail Campaign Catching Attention

This article, published by the Woodinville Weekly, mentions the Cascadia Center of Discovery Institute: But in recent weeks, the transportation policy think tank known as “Cascadia Center,” (http://www.cascadiaproject.org) has stepped up its “save the rails” campaign. The rest of the article can be found here.

Rails-To-Trail Deal Hits Bump

This article, published by Seattle PI, mentions Discovery Institute Fellow Bruce Agnew: It is possible to have passenger trains and pedestrians both use the corridor at a much lower cost, said Bruce Agnew, the director of the Cascadia Center at Discovery Institute … The rest of the article can be found here.

Cascadia: Eastside Corridor Can Support Interurban Rail

Original article (includes transcript plus RealAudio and MP3 links to story). The Cascadia Center at Discovery Institute says an independent study shows the Eastside Rail Corridor can support interurban rail. The finding from the think tank is contrary to a plan in the works between the port, the county, and Burlington Northern Santa Fe to remove the tracks and build Read More ›

Eastside BNSF Rail Line Inspection Report

(Contact: Bruce Agnew, Director, Cascadia Center For Regional Development, 206-228-4011). EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Retired BNSF Operations Director Read Fay did an on-site visual inspection of the 42-mile long BNSF Eastside rail line between October 1st and November 16th, 2007 for the Discovery Institute’s Cascadia Center to determine the capability of the line to support a safe commuter rail operation at a Read More ›