Transportation

Because being there is what's most important, WPC's Center for Transportation researches and analyzes the best practices for relieving traffic congestion by recapturing a vision of a system based on freedom of movement.

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Group seeks property-tax hike to preserve Seattle bus routes

April 24, 2014 in In the News
The Seattle Times
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The Seattle Times
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Thursday, April 24, 2014

WPC's Bob Pishue on Prop 1

April 23, 2014 in In the News
770 KTTH AM (Seattle)
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770 KTTH AM (Seattle)
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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Transportation policy expert talks Prop 1 'no' vote

April 23, 2014 in In the News
570 KVI AM (Seattle)
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570 KVI AM (Seattle)
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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Yes or No on King County’s Proposition 1, the public does not want bus cuts

April 22, 2014 in Blog

For several months now, King County Executive Dow Constantine, Councilmember Larry Phillips and other county leaders have told the public they will cut neighborhood bus routes if they do not receive more revenue from regressive taxes. King County officials say that without the new regressive taxes, they plan to cut 550,000 hours of bus service in many neighborhoods. Their planned cuts would fall hardest in many low-income neighborhoods across the county.

Labor dispute may cost state $17 million; the earliest the tunneling machine could be fixed is March 2015

April 22, 2014 in Blog

According to Crosscut, the state may be on the hook for $17.6 million due to the labor dispute  that shut the tunnel project down for about a month. Last year, unions argued over four dirt hauling jobs that resulted in picket lines even though the Project Labor Agreement assured there would be no labor unrest.

Editorial: Vote no on King County Proposition 1

April 21, 2014 in In the News
The Seattle Times
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The Seattle Times
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Friday, April 18, 2014

Prop 1 is all about unions

April 18, 2014 in In the News
Shift Washington
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Shift Washington
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Thursday, April 17, 2014

Metro spills its secret…you won’t be happy

April 18, 2014 in In the News
Shift Washington
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Shift Washington
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Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Message from the Chair: Metro's Dirty Little Secret

April 18, 2014 in In the News
King County Republican Party
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King County Republican Party
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Wednesday, April 16, 2014