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, 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.
Todd Myers, Director, Center for the Environment, and Brandon Houskeeper, Policy Analyst, October, 2008
In Washington State there is little debate that any goal to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions must include a conversation about transportation. Nearly half of all GHG emissions in Washington come from the transportation sector, with cars and trucks accounting for about 36 percent of the total CO2 emissions.