So, what can we do for elephants in 2019? First of all don’t support unethical elephant operations. These include elephant riding, buying elephant paintings, buying ivory, going to a Circus where elephants or other animals are forced to perform or even going to the Zoo.Read more about "What can we do for Elephants?"
Call your legislator today and ask him/her to oppose Senate Bill 349 – the Local Control Pre-emption Bill to Allow Frac Mining. Contact Your Legislator Today! This legislation would REMOVE VIRTUALLY ALL LOCAL CONTROL over frac sand mining. See the details below and the full bill here. Tell them that local government should be able […]Read more about "Action Alert – oppose bill removing virtually all local control over Frac sand mining"
The 4000 acre former Badger Army Ammunition Plant in the Baraboo Hills is getting a master plan from the Wisconsin DNR that will guide it’s future development. The choices are stark: 1) Do nothing, 2) a minimalist wildlife habitat management plan, or 3) a not-so-peaceful development that includes trails for off-road motorbikes and ATVs as […]Read more about "Baraboo Hills: Quiet Recreation or Guns and ATVs?"
1000 Friends Calls Report: “Road Builders Wish List” Read the entire press releaseRead more about "Press Release on Transportation Finance and Policy Commission"
Transform Transportation Spending in Wisconsin! Join the effort to restore balance and restraint to Wisconsin Transportation Spending Wisconsin’s transportation spending priorities are a reflection of the wants and profit motives of the road building industry – not a reflection of what the state needs to improve it’s transportation network. The following Power Point presentation spells […]Read more about "Fair Share Coalition"
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 without expanding it. Read the full story on the Urban Milwaukee website.Read more about "County Committee Backs I-94 ‘Fix at Six’"
Did you know that Wisconsin was just awarded 65 electric school buses? Join our webinar on Wednesday, November 30 at Noon to learn more about the future of EV buses in Wisconsin! We are excited to be joined by Susan Mudd (Environmental Law & Policy Center) and Trevor Jung (City of Racine – Ryde Racine) who […]Read more about "Webinar 8: Electric Buses in Wisconsin – watch the recording"
After more than a decade of on-and-off again decisions, WisDOT has decided to expand I-94 to eight lanes. Our coalition is extremely disappointed by the news and we continue to believe that expansion is an environmental, social, and fiscal mistake. Our Fix at Six proposal was popular with neighbors, local leaders, and state representatives. The battle is not over yet, there […]Read more about "Advocacy Update: Unfortunate I-94 Expansion News"
This week was a big one for our Rethink 794 campaign. Gregg speaks about 794 at the Urban Spaceship Conference Gregg May, our transportation policy director, shared the idea to packed room in Milwaukee. Attendees at the Urban Spaceship conference learned about all the positive benefits a boulevard could bring to the area, including: better neighborhood […]Read more about "Advocacy Update: Rethink 794 is Gaining Momentum"
World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims takes place on November 20, 2022. On Tuesday, November 15, the City of Madison held a press conference to mark the event and honor the 57 people who have died on Madison roads in the last five years. Speakers included Madison Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway, Susan Gaeddert from […]Read more about "World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims press conference"
Gregg was on WPR to discuss Rethink 794 and promote walkable and bikeable communities. Listen to the interview on WPR. Learn more about Rethink 794.Read more about "Gregg discusses Rethink 794 on WPR"