The Cascadia bullet train could connect British Columbia, Washington, and Oregon. Learn more here.
For more than five years, Washington state, Oregon and British Columbia have collaborated on studies of a possible Cascadia bullet train to run between Portland, Seattle and Vancouver, Canada. This winter, the Washington Legislature approved money for yet more studies. But state lawmakers also set aside a much bigger sum to attract federal support that could advance the bullet train dream toward being shovel-ready.
Project supporters envision a train with a top speed of at least 250 mph operating on a dedicated track. That could whisk travelers…