Kitsap County

Telework Cuts Congestion, Boosts Productivity

The Kitsap Regional Coordinating Council has begun a telework pilot project. Background in this Kitsap Sun article. Different versions of the KOMO-AM 1000 story ran the afternoon of Monday, September 15 and the morning of Tuesday, September 16 with soundbites from Discovery Institute Fellow Bruce Agnew: Version 1: .WAV file Version 2: .WAV file

Can Telecommuting Take Root In Kitsap?

This article, published by the Kitsap Sun, mentions Discovery Institute Fellow Bruce Agnew: Bruce Agnew, Director of the Seattle-based Discovery Institute’s Cascadia Center said telework is experiencing a resurgence of interest, and can be part of a larger effort to reduce traffic and carbon emissions that includes effective mass transit, peak-hour tolls and ride-sharing. The rest of the article can Read More ›

Foot Ferry Of The Future

Bruce Agnew was on KOMO – 4 TV to talk about ferries, car tabs, and cleaning up Puget Sound. You can watch the video here.

Linking Speedier Ferries With A Healthier Sound

This article, published by the Kitsap Sun, quotes Discovery Institute Fellow Bruce Agnew: Bruce Agnew, director of the think tank Cascadia Center, proposed that seven counties bordering Puget Sound pursue an increase of $50 per vehicle in their state license tab tax. The rest of the article can be found here.

King County To Launch New Passenger-Only Ferry Plan

The Seattle region is blessed with a tremendous natural endowment which doubles as a crucial piece of transportation infrastructure – Puget Sound. State and Pierce County car ferries already ply the Sound, as do a mix of public and commercial, privately-operated passenger-only vessels in King, Snohomish, Whatcom and San Juan counties. For the Puget Sound region, passenger-only ferries on the Read More ›

Passenger-Only Ferries In Puget Sound Gain Momentum

A flurry of developments suggests passenger-only ferries are gaining momentum in Puget Sound. In recent months there have been seven routes in operation: the state’s Vashon Island to downtown Seattle run; King County’s West Seattle to downtown Seattle water taxi; Kitsap Transit’s Port Orchard to Bremerton foot ferry; and four longer, privately operated routes to the San Juan Islands and Read More ›

Passenger Ferry Fleet Eyed For Puget Sound

This article, published by the West Seattle Herald, mentions Discovery Institute: Sponsored by the Cascadia Discovery Institute, the July 2 forum put King County elected officials together with city officials, representatives of boat builders, maritime labor unions, chambers of commerce and transit agencies from Tacoma to Bellingham. The rest of the article can be found here.