This post originally appeared on Orphan Road.

Nice series of posts here and over at STB recently on what to do next, now that we’ve got a 15-year plan to bring light rail to the region.

I agree that improving on the Amtrak Cascades is a good priority. Seattle’s west side is still out there, as is that hypothetical streetcar network we heard so much about last spring.

Me? I’m gearing up to fight the 2009 “Recall Sound Transit” initiative…

(kidding!… sorta… I hope… gulp.)