Rep. Ericksen’s Bill Would Allow Spending $25 Million For Passenger Ferries
This article, published by The Bellingham Herald, mentions the Cascadia Center of Discovery Institute: On Monday, Tom Jones of the Seattle-based Cascadia Center for Regional Development, which has worked with the Farmhouse Gang and has reprentation on the group, told state representatives there’s wide interest in a Bellingham to Friday Harbor service. The rest of the article can be found Read More ›
More Details On How The Bellingham To Friday Harbor Ferry Service Could Work
This article, published by The Bellingham Herald, quotes Discovery Institute Fellow Bruce Agnew: Of all of the efforts to establish new passenger ferry service in Puget Sound, the effort to get a boat between Friday Harbor and Bellingham is the ripest, said Bruce Agnew, program director at the Seattle-based Cascadia Center. The rest of the article can be found here.
Planners Start Survey Of Peoples’ Travel Habits
This article, published by the Bellingham Herald, quotes Discovery Institute Fellow Bruce Agnew: “Doing the travel survey is prerequisite to doing any plan to expand intercounty service,” said Bruce Agnew, director of the Seattle-based Cascadia Center for Regional Development and a member of the Farmhouse Gang. The rest of the article can be found here.
A Lot To Gain From Passenger-only Ferry Service
Passenger-only ferries should be crisscrossing the Salish Sea, breaching political boundaries in Puget Sound, as they did when Native American and First Nation tribes used these waterways for trading and socializing. Regional funding can support joint car and passenger ferry docks, terminals and maintenance facilities. It can leverage private capital investment, relieving the beleaguered ferry capital budget for long-ignored terminals, Read More ›
Mt. Vernon Bus Proposal Begs Community Insight
Original Article A plan to start a commuter bus line linking Bellingham to Mount Vernon is an idea with promise but also one that raises some serious long-term questions for our community. MOUNT VERNON BUS SERVICE IS TOPIC Whatcom Transportation Authority board members will consider bus service to Mount Vernon during their Wednesday meeting, which starts at 8 a.m. in Read More ›