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Matt's Writing On Transportation

December 02, 2009

This archive includes many of Matt's transportation pieces from Cascadia Prospectus, the blog of Cascadia Center, the Seattle-based think tank where he has worked as a Senior Fellow the last three years. Also included are Matt's transportation pieces in other publications, including Crosscut, The Seattle Times, and The Oregonian. Related: Matt's journalism portfolio (mainly non-transportation topics); Matt's earned media work; in-depth bio; and consulting services.

FUNDING OVERVIEW

"How To Pay For The Roads Still Traveled," Crosscut

"Smart Spending On Transportation Will Benefit U.S. Economy," Cascadia Prospectus

"LaHood, Obama, Congress Face Transportation Challenges," Cascadia Prospectus

"West Coast Mobility Solutions Key, Speakers Say," Cascadia Prospectus

"R-51 A Crucial Down Payment," Seattle Times

TOLLING

"SR 520 Funding Gap Now Pegged At $2.38 Billion," Cascadia Prospectus

"Time To Go 'All-In' On Tolls," Crosscut

"Flexible Tolling: The Key To Solving Our Congestion," Crosscut

"Tolls And Other Traffic Management Ideas Are Coming Back," Crosscut

"WashDOT's Paula Hammond: Tolled Express Lanes Key," Cascadia Prospectus

"U.S. Traffic Congestion Tab Of $87.2 Billion In '07; Record Costs To Seattle Region," Cascadia Prospectus

"Bay Area Looks to Future With Regional HOT Lane System," Cascadia Prospectus

"The Viaduct Decision's Next Step: Tolling," Crosscut

"En Route To A Bay-Area HOT Lane Network," Cascadia Prospectus

"Tolling Wyoming? Howzzat, Podnah?," Cascadia Prospectus

"Include I-205 In I-5 Columbia Crossing Mobility Council Planning," Cascadia Prospectus

Columbia River Crossing: A Bridge To The Future," The Oregonian

"Metro Portland, The I-5 Bridge Tolls For Thee," Cascadia Prospectus

"State Treasurer: Very Difficult To Fund 520 Bridge Without I-90 Tolls," Cascadia Prospectus

'Toll-Booth-Free Tolling On SR 520 And I-90," Crosscut

"HOT Lanes Advance In Houston, On I-10 'Katy Freeway'," Cascadia Prospectus

"Highway Congestion Pricing Advances On The West Coast," Cascadia Prospectus

"Steady Progress On Congestion Pricing, Tolling," Cascadia Prospectus

"Washington Legislature Advances Tolling For Puget Sound," Cascadia Prospectus

"Tolling, Finance Innovation Vital For Infrastructure Growth," Cascadia Prospectus

MILEAGE TAX/WIDE-AREA PRICING

"What Is It About Mileage Taxes Obama Doesn't Understand," Crosscut

"Mileage Tax Gets Boost From Peters, Mineta Institute," Cascadia Prospectus

"LaHood: Mileage Charge, P3s, Expanded Tolling All Possible," Cascadia Prospectus

"West Coast States Ramp Up Joint Transpo Agenda," Cascadia Prospectus

"State Rep. Carlyle: New Era Of Transpo Funding, Strategy, Looms," Cascadia Prospectus

"Vehicle Mileage Tax Push Alive And Well," Cascadia Prospectus

PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS

"Ready To Try Public Private Partnerships Yet?," Crosscut

"A Hard Road To Travel In Minnesota," Cascadia Prospectus

"No Federal Bailout: States, Regions Confront Transpo Funding Woes," Cascadia Prospectus

"Steve Heminger, Robert Poole: Context Trumps Ideology On Public-Private Partnerships," Cascadia Prospectus

"Chicago's New Parking Deal Accents Tricky Terrain For P3s," Cascadia Prospectus

"Obama's DOT Pick To Face Surface Transportation Crisis," Cascadia Prospectus

"A State Agency Eyes Public-Private Transportation Funding" Crosscut

"Sea-To-Sky Highway Under The Microscope," Cascadia Prospectus

"Sexy, Sexy Infrastructure," Cascadia Prospectus

"Private Capital Eyed For Transit, Roads," Cascadia Prospectus

"Public-Private Partnerships Boost Infrastructure In B.C., Canada," Cascadia Prospectus

"Puget Sound Mobility Requires Public-Private Partnerships," Cascadia Prospectus

GREENING TRANSPORTATION

"Global Car Fleet Growth Requires Electrification," Cascadia Prospectus

"MIT Tech Review: The Wait Will Be Worth It For Plug-in Hybrids," Cascadia Prospectus

"Microsoft's Rob Bernard On 'Zero, Shared and Efficient Miles'," Cascadia Prospectus

"Buzz Keeps Building For Electric Vehicles And Plug-in Hybrids," Cascadia Prospectus

"What's The Goal: Green Vehicles Or Gas-guzzler Subsidies?," Cascadia Prospectus

"Paul Roberts On The Promise Of Plug-in Hybrids," Cascadia Prospectus

"Plug-in Electric Vehicles Get A Charge," Cascadia Prospectus

"Greening The Highway From Baja To B.C.," Cascadia Prospectus

"New Study: PHEVs Could Help Slash Greenhouse Gas Emissions," Cascadia Prospectus

"Wanted" 'Alternative Fuels Highway' - Not 'Hydrogen Highway'," Cascadia Prospectus

Keep Powered Scooters Off City Bike Paths," Seattle Times

TELEWORK, & TECHNOLOGY

"More Telework Means Major Savings, Increased Productivity," Cascadia Prospectus

"Telework: An Employee Retention Tool," Cascadia Prospectus

"Translink Touts iMove Web Site As Congestion-Busting Tool," Cascadia Prospectus

"Slow But Steady 'Telework Revolution' Eyed," Cascadia Prospectus

TRANSIT

"Hurray For Mass Transit, But It's No Silver Bullet," Crosscut

"Time For A Bus-fare Reality Check," Crosscut

"Puget Sound Foot Ferries Migrate To San Francisco," Crosscut

"Expanded Passenger Ferry Service Could Ease Region's Traffic Congestion", Sunday opinion section cover, Seattle Times

"Murray Seals Deal On Fast Foot Ferry Trial For Bremerton-Seattle," Cascadia Prospectus

"Beyond 'Roads Versus Transit'," Cascadia Prospectus

"Low-wake Passenger-Only Ferry Plan Advances In Kitsap," Cascadia Prospectus

"Hot Rod Foot Ferry Wows In Seattle Demo," Cascadia Prospectus

"Willamette River Ferry Transit For Portland: Pipe Dream Or Not?," Cascadia Prospectus

"A Turning Point Approaches For Fast Foot Ferries In Puget Sound," Cascadia Prospectus

"Los Angeles County To Expand Bus Rapid Transit," Cascadia Prospectus

"Fewer Bus Routes, More Frequency," Cascadia Prospectus

"Get On Board With Eastside Commuter Rail," Cascadia Prospectus

DEEP-BORE TUNNEL TO REPLACE S.R. 99 ALASKAN WAY VIADUCT IN SEATTLE

"Fruit Growers Urge Deep-Bore Tunnel Option For SR 99," Cascadia Prospectus

"State Senate Bill Intro'd to Replace Viaduct With Deep-Bore Tunnel," Cascadia Prospectus

"Gregoire: Tolling 'Very Likely' For New Deep-Bored Tunnel," Cascadia Prospectus

"Gregoire Advisor: Tunnel 'Probably Most Viable Option' For Replacing Alaskan Way Viaduct," Cascadia Prospectus

"Consensus Grows For Deep-Bore Tunnel Option," Cascadia Prospectus

"Viaduct A Key Through Traffic Route; Tunnel Best Replacement," Cascadia Prospectus

"Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement: Keep Tunnel Option Alive," Cascadia Prospectus

"Pressure Buids To Keep Tunnel Option Alive," Cascadia Prospectus

"Cascadia-Arup Report: Deep-Bore Tunnels @ $200M-$700M Per Mile," Cascadia Prospectus

"A Deep-Bored Tunnel To Replace The Alaskan Way Viaduct," Cascadia Prospectus

"From Wuhan To Barcelona To Pittsburgh, More Deep-Bored Tunnels Are On the Way," Cascadia Prospectus

Posted by Matt Rosenberg at December 2, 2009 12:10 PM

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