Recent Publications

What Can Be Learned from Portland’s Smart Growth Experience?

John Charles | February 10, 2016
The annual “New Partners for Smart Growth” conference opens in Portland on Thursday, February 11. “Smart Growth” refers to an amorphous planning theory favoring (or ...  read more

Uber and Portland: “The Future and Its Enemies” Clash in the Rose City

Steve Buckstein | December 9, 2015
The Portland City Council has voted 3-2 to let ridesharing companies Uber and Lyft operate permanently in the city. The normally “progressive” council members’ split ...  read more

New Transportation Funding Bill: Going Nowhere FAST

John Charles | December 9, 2015
Last week Congress passed H.R. 22, a five-year transportation funding bill known as Fixing America’s Surface Transportation, or FAST. Under the terms of FAST, the ...  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

Mysteries of Tilikum Crossing

Portland’s newest bridge over the Willamette River, Tilikum Crossing, has a few puzzling design features. Apparently, a barrier down the middle of the bridge means ... read more

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
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