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I-794 in Milwaukee is nominated for Congress for the New Urbanism’s 2023 Freeways Without Futures report. Rethink 794 joins nine other campaigns advocating for equity and reconnection during a time of reckoning for North American urban freeway infrastructure. The ten campaigns in this reportRead more about "I-794 in Milwaukee nominated for CNU’s 2023 Freeways Without Futures report"
Reports are now available. Learn more about the project at our January 18 webinar, from noon – 1pm. 1000 Friends of Wisconsin was awarded a grant from COWS in partnership with two Green Tier Legacy Communities (GTLC) to improve communityRead more about "Safe Routes, Safer Communities"
1000 Friends of Wisconsin partnered with Stevens Point and Wisconsin Rapids to assess active transportation routes to schools and parks in their respective cities. Over the course of 6 months, 1000 Friends Community Programs Director worked with city planners from Stevens Point and Wisconsin Rapids toRead more about "Webinar 9: Safe Routes, Safer Communities – watch the recording"
Last week, 1000 Friends of Wisconsin was invited to the groundbreaking for Madison’s new Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) line. Identified as a “mover and influencer,” 1000 Friends has continually advocated for this new transit line which will serve as a backboneRead more about "Groundbreaking for Madison’s new transit line"
On Monday, December 12, 1000 Friends and members of the Coalition for More Responsible Transportation (CMRT) held a press conference about the I-94 expansion project. WisDOT has selected the more expensive, 8-lane expansion as their preferred project and was holdingRead more about "Final push for Fix at Six"
A committee of the Milwaukee County Board approved a resolution Tuesday opposing the planned expansion of Interstate 94 between 70th and 16th streets and advocating for the “Fix at Six” proposal that calls for making fixes to the freeway withoutRead more about "County Committee Backs I-94 ‘Fix at Six’"
You may not see it, but 1000 Friends of Wisconsin does a ton work behind the scenes to help make Wisconsin a better place forRead more about "Advocacy Update: Map of Non-drivers in Wisconsin"