Recent Publications

Press Release: Cascade Policy Institute Urges TriMet to Cancel Proposed Tax Increase

John Charles | July 23, 2015
July 23, 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: John A. Charles, Jr. 503-242-0900 john@cascadepolicy.org Cascade Policy Institute Urges TriMet to Cancel Proposed Tax Increase PORTLAND, ...  read more

Portland Rideshare Drivers Praise “The Land of Opportunity”

Steve Buckstein | July 17, 2015
Call it the smartphone/mobile app economy. Call it the Free World of Ridesharing. Call it the future. Whatever you call it, Uber, Lyft, and a ...  read more

Does PCC-Sylvania Need a Light Rail Tunnel?

Cascade Policy Institute | June 24, 2015
By Emma Newman Metro and TriMet are jointly considering an expansion of the light rail system to PCC-Sylvania in SW Portland, by building a tunnel ...  read more
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Video

Event Video – Aging Roads? New Ideas!

| May 8, 2015
Cascade welcomed transportation expert Adrian Moore, Ph.D., Vice President of Policy for Reason Foundation, at a special event at Multnomah Athletic Club on April 29, ... read more

Forum on the Future of America’s Transportation Infrastructure

| September 11, 2014
Cascade president and CEO John Charles  presented on the demise of the highway trust fund at a Portland town forum on August 4, 2014. The forum, sponsored ... read more

John Charles Debates Tigard’s Light Rail Ballot Measure

| February 17, 2014
During January’s Tigard Initiative Public Forum, John Charles debated a Tigard City Counselor on the merits of the Tigard ballot measure that would place restraints ... read more

Legislative Leadership Forum Series 2013

| March 25, 2013
Couldn’t make it to our Legislative Leadership Forum Series in Salem? Watch the video recaps here! Columbia River Crossing Legislative Leadership Forum Cascade President and ... read more
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Audio

Time to “Uberize” the Transportation Economy

This week marks the beginning of a 120-day “pilot project” by the City of Portland to allow private car-sharing companies such as Uber and Lyft ... read more

TriMet’s Great Disappearing Act

During the 2003 session of the Oregon State Legislature, TriMet sought an increase in the regional payroll tax rate. In public testimony, TriMet General Manager ... read more
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