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.
Seattle – The Heritage Foundation, a nationally recognized Washington DC-based think tank, has released a new report highlighting transportation spending in Washington State. In “Reforming State Transportation Policy: Washington State’s Efforts to Implement Performance-Based Policies,” Michael Ennis looks at the value of using performance measures to understand what is working and what is not when spending transportation taxes. Ennis is director of the Center for Transpor
Michael Ennis, Director, Center for Transportation, October, 2008
This November, voters in King, Pierce and Snohomish Counties will again decide on whether to expand Sound Transit’s regional mass transportation system. The new Sound Transit proposal (ST2) would add 36 miles of light rail, expand the Sounder commuter rail by four daily round trips between Tacoma and Seattle and expand the Express bus system by 17 percent.