Taiko Drums, Jazz Choir to Perform at Salem School Fair during National School Choice Week

RSVP for FREE to Options in Education Fest - 2019 SALEM (Jan. 11, 2019) – Japanese Taiko drums, a jazz choir, and an acting class will perform at t...

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Can National Parks’ Operations Be Funded with User Fees? National Park Service Says Yes!

By Rachel Dawson Whether or not you have ever visited a national park, you have contributed to their budgets by paying a federal income tax. These ...

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The Housing Affordability Crisis: The Role of Anti-Sprawl Policy

By Randall Pozdena, Ph.D. Executive Summary So-called smart growth policies are advocated as a means of avoiding sprawl.  These policies have at...

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Ride-Hailing Could Give an Uber-Needed Lyft to TriMet Service

By Miranda Bonifield TriMet’s ridership has been steadily declining in recent years, to the great concern of transit advocates and fiscally conscio...

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Options in Education Fest Celebrates Oregon Parents’ Education Choices

By Bobbie Jager As a mother of 13 children (no, that’s not a typo) and grandmother of 17 more, I understand the critical role that parents play in ...

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Annual School Choice Week Celebrates K-12 Education Options

By Kathryn Hickok Every January, National School Choice Week shines a spotlight on effective education options for all children. A nonpartisan and ...

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ODOT’s Passenger Rail Project Equals Increasing Costs, High Taxpayer Subsidies

By Justus Armstrong The Oregon Department of Transportation recently published its Tier 1 Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Oregon...

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Press Release: Report shows ride-hailing services would be a viable solution for TriMet’s high-cost bus lines

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: John A. Charles, Jr. 503-242-0900 john@cascadepolicy.org PORTLAND, Ore. – Today Cascade Policy Institute...

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Ride Hailing as a Solution to TriMet’s High-Cost Bus Lines

A Proposal for a Pilot Project By Eric Fruits, Ph.D. Summary and recommendation This report recommends TriMet pursue a one-year pilot project...

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Proof by Assertion

By John A. Charles, Jr. Many Portland drivers probably wonder why there are so many curb pop-outs on Portland streets. The pop-outs, also called bi...

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