This article, published by the Woodinville Weekly, discusses an event sponsored by Discovery Institute’s Cascadia Center for Regional Development: The event was sponsored the Cascadia Center for Regional Development, a Seattle-based transportation study and rail advocacy group and a member of the Alliance, and co-chaired by city of Snohomish Mayor Karen Guzak and Woodinville Councilmember Les Rubstello. The rest of Read More ›
This article, published by the Seattle Times, quotes Discovery Institute Fellow Bruce Agnew: “This track was good enough to haul people on the Dinner Train and to haul expensive Boeing fuselages,” said Bruce Agnew, director of the Discovery Institute’s Cascadia Center for Regional Development. “Anybody who says it’s deteriorated to a point where it’s got to be just thrown away 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.
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 ›
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.
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 ›
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.
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 ›
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 ›