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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League of Women Voters, Seattle Times Editorial Board, and King County Municipal League say “Vote No” on Seattle transportation levy

October 1, 2015 in Blog

It’s not too often these three independent and respected groups happen to recommend voters take the same path.  Yet the League of Women Voters in Seattle/King County, the Seattle Times Editorial Board, and the King County Municipal League recently did just that. They all recommend voters say "No" to Seattle's $930 million property tax proposal this November.

Seattle Speaks: Move Seattle?

October 1, 2015 in In the News
Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Plenty of comments about first morning commute with I-405 HOT lane program

September 28, 2015 in Blog

Commuters took to social media this morning to vent some of their frustrations with tolling two lanes of traffic on I-405. Many tweeted about the increase in congestion in the general purpose lanes, as KING TV reported the Monday morning Everett to Bellevue commute had a “Jam Factor” of 10.

Here is a quick compilation of some Twitter users’ experience with the new HOT lanes:

Charter schools supporters rally at Pride Prep

September 15, 2015 in In the News
Spokesman Review
Spokesman Review
Friday, September 11, 2015

WPC on KING TV special program, "Fighting Traffic"

September 14, 2015 in Blog

Washington Policy Center recently participated in the KING TV special program, “Fighting Traffic,” which aired last week. Even as a panelist, I was anxious to see what plans public officials had in mind to reduce traffic congestion and make trips quicker around the Puget Sound Region, but elation soon turned to disappointment.