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 Everett Herald, mentions Discovery Institute Fellow Bruce Agnew: Despite that, momentum has built to keep the tracks in place since Proposition 1 and Sound Transit’s ambitious plan to extend light rail to much of the region failed at the polls in November, said Bruce Agnew, executive director of Cascadia Center. The rest of the article 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.
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 ›
This article, published by The Seattle Times, mentions the Cascadia Center of Discovery Institute: Rather than rip out the tracks, an investment of about $37 million could make the 42-mile corridor ready for commuter trains to serve Eastside communities, said Read Fay, a retired BNSF regional manager who wrote the report for the Cascadia Center at Discovery Institute. The rest Read More ›