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transportation funding

Road Tolling May Be A Necessary Evil For Vancouver

This article, published by The Star, references the Cascadia Center of Discovery Institute: A few hours south of here, Matt Rosenberg, a senior fellow at the Discovery Institute’s Cascadia Center, is making a strong case for regional tolling for the Seattle metropolitan area. Rosenberg says cities like Seattle and Vancouver need to get serious about road tolling not only to Read More ›

Transportation Dollars Should Be Allocated To Maximize Larger Society Goals

ALL of us experience frustration, annoyance — and even rage — from being stuck in traffic. In the Puget Sound region, where traffic congestion ranks among the worst in the nation, most of us experience these feelings almost every day. But the problem goes well beyond a rotten commute. The gas that our vehicles consume as they sit in traffic, Read More ›

Traffic Congestion Down, But Costs To Commuters Still Up

This article, published by Seattle PI, mentions Matt Rosenberg of Discovery Institute: Matt Rosenberg, a senior fellow at the Discovery Institute’s Cascadia Center for Regional Development, cited the Seattle-area’s numbers on the Cascadia Prospectus, which showed the annual cost to Puget Sound commuters at $1.59 billion — the highest since TTI first began publishing the report. The rest of the article Read More ›

Flexible Tolling: The Key To Solving Our Congestion

Transit can’t solve the problem, and we can’t afford to build enough highways. So modern tolling, with prices varied by demand, will be necessary. Here’s a look at how the Legislature is quietly laying the political and conceptual groundwork. Start with the transportation facts of life. Population in the four counties of Central Puget Sound will have grown from the 2008 total Read More ›

Training Pants For The 21st Century Motorist

This article, published by Grush Hour, mentions Matt Rosenberg of Discovery Institute: Matt Rosenberg, senior fellow at Cascadia Center of the Discovery Institute, wrote a handsome argument for public-private partnerships (PPP) to put us out of our surface transport congestion-funding-emission misery. The rest of this article can be found here.

Public Subsidy Would Be Required For Public Transit, Passenger Ferry

This article, published by The Journal of The San Juans, mentions the Cascadia Center of Discovery Institute: The summit was sponsored by Cascadia Center for Regional Development, Orcas Island Chamber of Commerce, … San Juan Islands Visitors Bureau, San Juan Island Library and the Town of Friday Harbor. The rest of the article can be found here.

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.

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)