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Technology Can Help Solve Transportation Dilemma

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 ›

Tolls – And A Transport Revolution – Are Headed Our Way

This article, published by the Puget Sound Business Journal, mentions the Cascadia Center of Discovery Institute: In Seattle on June 26, the Cascadia Center for Regional Development held a West Coast Workshop on Tolling and Traffic Management. The rest of the article can be found here.

Ever-rising Expense Of Driving About To Take A Toll On All Of Us

This article, published by Seattle PI, mentions the Cascadia Center of Discovery Institute: The Cascadia Center for Regional Development brought experts together Thursday afternoon for a workshop on tolling and traffic management. The rest of the article can be found here.

Are Privately Operated Highways In Your Future?

This article contains radio stories that mention the Cascadia Center of Discovery Institute: Link to radio story Web page, with Anchor’s intro and link to MP3 audio recording of story body Direct MP3 audio link to story body (story aired on evening drive time news)

Hurray For Transit, But It’s No Silver Bullet

With U.S. gas prices blowing through the roof, transit ridership is growing along with enthusiasm for green vehicles that will run on electricity and liquid fuels, a.k.a. plug-in hybrid electric vehicles, or PHEVs. Cascadia Center has championed expanded transit for Central Puget Sound through proposals for an Eastside commuter rail line adjoining a walking and biking path, and regional passenger-only 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.

Conference Lifts Chamber Manager On Passenger Ferry

This article, published by the Peninsula Daily News, quotes Discovery Institute Fellow Bruce Agnew: Bruce Agnew, policy director for Cascadia Center, said that it was difficult to overstate “the important role that passenger-only ferries can and should have as part of the Puget Sound’s transportation mix.” The rest of the article can be found here.  

A Funding Idea For Puget Sound’s Forward Thrust?

Puget Sound Passenger Ferry Coalition A Funding Idea For Puget Sound’s Forward Thrust? At the December 7th Puget Sound Leadership Ferry Summit in Bremerton, the Cascadia Center distributed the attached brief, “Principles For An Inter-local Agreement On Expanded Puget Sound Passenger-only Ferry .” Also at the session, co-host Cary Bozeman, Mayor of the City of Bremerton spoke eloquently of developing Read More ›