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Offering commentary and analysis from Washington, Oregon, and Idaho, The Cascadia Advocate is the Northwest Progressive Institute's unconventional perspective on world, national, and local politics.

Tag Archives: Smart Growth & Density

Lynn Allen Award honoree Paul Lawrence: We need a resurgence of progressive activism

Excerpt: Read the text of Paul Lawrence's Lynn Allen Awards acceptance speech, delivered at NPI's 2017 Spring Fundraising Gala.
Written by:Paul Lawrence
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Revised transportation package clears Washington State Senate on bipartisan vote

Excerpt: Moments ago, the Washington State Senate took yet another significant vote, this time concerning transportation revenue. By an overwhelming four-to-one margin, the Senate voted to approve SB 5987, which would raise the gas tax and vehicle weight fees to pay for a long list of highway projects, a shorter list of rail, bike, and pedestrian […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Our Environment, Public Planning
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Bellevue City Council votes to approve East Link agreement with Sound Transit

Excerpt: Sound Transit’s East Link project has just moved one major step closer to becoming a reality. After many months of discussion and negotiation, Bellevue’s City Council has voted unanimously to authorize the city to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Sound Transit regarding the project, one of several major expansions of the Link […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Peter Steinbrueck: Our fractured metropolis (Text of the keynote from NPI’s 2011 gala)

Excerpt: Editor’s Note: Following the conclusion of our Spring Fundraising Gala a few days ago, we have been asked if we could make the text of Peter Steinbrueck’s keynote speech available. He has kindly agreed to do so; what follows are a polished version of his prepared remarks, delivered on April 28th at the Community Center […]
Written by:Peter Steinbrueck
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