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  • Beloit Transportation Academy wrap-up
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    The third Community Transportation Academy wrapped up in Beloit in mid-April. We met at the Center for Entrepreneurship (CELEB) downtown. There were seven presentations on a number of topics to improve transportation networks in Beloit. We invited some guests to view the presentations and respond; special thank you to the MPO director TJ Nee, Public… Read more

  • Climate Action Networking in WI
    Climate Action Networking in WI
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    Last week was a big week for climate action networks! Wisconsin Climate Action Navigators On Monday and Tuesday, a group called the Wisconsin Climate Action Navigators (WI CAN) met for two days at the Wisconsin Black Historical Society in Milwaukee. WI CAN is organized by the Wisconsin Office of Sustainability and Clean Energy (OSCE) and… Read more

  • Earth Day 2024
    Earth Day 2024
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    Gaylord Nelson was a founding member and Honorary Chair of 1000 Friends of Wisconsin. We work to keep his spirit alive and to continue to do the work he felt was so critical to the future of Wisconsin. “We have an historic opportunity to impact land use policy in Wisconsin and to reverse the trend… Read more

  • National Zoning Atlas seeks to add Wisconsin – they need your help!
    National Zoning Atlas seeks to add Wisconsin – they need your help!
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    The National Zoning Atlas is a cross-sector research collaborative working to build an interactive map of the regulations that govern what and where people can build in 30,000+ municipalities across the country.  With unified data, we can better identify how zoning in particular impacts housing supply, public infrastructure spending, and the environment. The National Zoning Atlas team would like to… Read more

  • Reimagining Wis- 175: Public Meeting 2 April 30
    Reimagining Wis- 175: Public Meeting 2 April 30
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    The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is continuing their study to Re-imagine Highway 175 with a second public meeting. The project team will present initial redesign concepts for public feedback. Please mark your calendar and join us to advocate for a better future for Milwaukee. Tuesday April 30th 4-7pmWashington Park Senior Center4420 W Vliet St, Milwaukee, WI 53208 1000 Friends of… Read more

  • I-94 Press Conference: End Freeway Expansion
    I-94 Press Conference: End Freeway Expansion
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    The Coalition for More Responsible Transportation held a press conference in Milwaukee on March 20 to respond to the federal approval of the I-94 expansion project. We reiterated our concerns that this project will disproportionately impact communities of color and low-income communities in Milwaukee. Speakers: Coverage of the press conference:‘Fix at Six’ Group Wants I-94 Expansion… Read more

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