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.
Michael Ennis, Director, Center for Transportation, May, 2009
This op-ed was published in The Seattle Times on May 5, 2009.
When voters approved extending Sound Transit’s system last November, most people probably thought the controversial battle over light rail on the Eastside was over. But the agency did not release its Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) on the possible alignment options until after the November election, so everyone was left to imagine for themselves the details on where exactly the tracks would lie.