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Sunday Video: Ready To Build

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https://youtu.be/QJi2-I18kW4 Over the past several months, there has been some serious apprehension by the Trump administration to fund America’s most important infrastructure project: the Hudson...

Map of the Week: Cascadia Rail

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On Monday, a new advocacy organization called Cascadia Rail announced itself to the world, piquing interest with their spiffy map by maestro cartographer Oran...

State Legislators Resurrect and Introduce Dozens of Transportation Bills

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Washington State legislators went back to work on Monday, kicking off a 60-day legislative session. The legislative session is shorter than last year's since...

For Now, Fewer Amtrak Cascades Trains Running Between Seattle and Portland

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On Friday, Amtrak released a new timetable for service on the Cascadia Corridor between Seattle and Portland cancelling two daily roundtrips. Service will revert...

An Infrastructure Plan for a Progressive Wave

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The Amtrak Cascades tragedy provided an opening for a certain troll-in-chief to promote his infrastructure plan. If the Republican infrastructure plan--which at one point...

Post-Derailment Amtrak Cascades Running New Daily Trips with Some Changes

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On Monday, the first Amtrak Cascades run on the new Point Defiance Bypass ended in tragedy. Sadly three passengers lost their lives--including two well-known...

High Speed Rail: The Right Kind of Infrastructure Investment

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This weekend I took a trip on the Empire Builder train to Leavenworth, Washington to see the Christmas lighting ceremony the Bavarian-themed town performs...