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High Speed Rail

Anti-High-Speed Rail Rhetoric Takes Root in Local Legislative Districts

The fight is starting over high-speed rail in Washington State. On Wednesday night, the 36th District Democrats considered a resolution to oppose the use...

Democrats Unveil Transformative ‘Move Ahead Washington’ Transportation Package

On Tuesday, the Washington State Legislature's Democratic caucus unveiled a $16 billion proposal funding a suite of transportation projects intended to be completed over...
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High Speed Rail Is a Solution for Terrible Airlines

The winter holidays gifted Seattle thousands of cancelled flights, likely affecting over 100,000 travellers. Today, weeks later, people are feeling the impacts as airlines...

Sunday Video: The Trains That Killed An Italian Airline

Not Just Bikes explores how high-speed rail in Italy killed off an entire airline and tries it out firsthand. Not Just Bikes also explains...

Cascadia Innovation Attempts to Overcome Cascading Climate Dangers

I want to do an even handed and dutiful reporting job about the 2021 Cascadia Innovation Corridor conference. But I’m in an downtown Vancouver...

Sunday Video: Will Texas’ High-Speed Rail Stations Be Any Good?

https://youtu.be/M-6e-mJ7hTI City Beautiful looks at where Texas Central’s high-speed rail stations might go and their potential once trains start arriving. Texas Central’s station location approach...
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Tacoma Needs a Better Sounder and Streetcar Expansion

As a regular reader who lives in Downtown Tacoma, I’m always excited to see articles that address the challenges and opportunities in our city....

Strong Public Support for Cascadia High-Speed Rail, Poll Finds

A recent poll completed by FM3 Research found that 67% of Washingtonians support connecting the major cities of the Cascadia region with high-speed rail,...