Category Archives: Cascades

  1. With Major Revisions, the SPIRE Plan Becomes Our Region’s Surest Bet for Express Rail Service: A Mapped, Annotated Update.

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    February 19, 2017 by seradt

    For over a decade now, and principally advanced by the November 2016 election, the majority of voters within Sound Transit’s taxing district have …
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  2. The Lunacy of the Seat Assignment.

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    May 16, 2013 by seradt

      Though it is comparatively easier to board and ride a Cascades train than it is to trundle early to …
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  3. Anderson Cooper Gets It Wrong—Badly.

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    March 27, 2013 by seradt

    Though modern American politicking is impossibly divisive and contentious, it is commonly agreed upon by the politically diverse multitudes that …
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  4. The City of Lakewood and the Politics of “No!”

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    November 15, 2012 by seradt

    WSDOT has been ambitious with its long-term goals for a world-class intercity rail service between Portland and Seattle, while also …
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  5. The Cascades Context: The Absolute Mess That Is Modern American Passenger Railroading.

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    September 26, 2012 by seradt

    This blog, dedicated as it is to passenger railways, cities and politics, is particularly intent on covering the transformation of …
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  6. The Pacific Northwest’s Very Own: the Cascades.

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    September 9, 2012 by seradt

    I had the privilege to admire Cascades train 506 rolling effortlessly into Georgetown a few days ago, on its way …
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