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Action Alert – oppose bill removing virtually all local control over Frac sand mining

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 […]

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Baraboo Hills: Quiet Recreation or Guns and ATVs?

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 […]

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Fair Share Coalition

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 […]

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Diverging diamond design for Stadium Interchange. Image from I-94 Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement.

County Committee Backs I-94 ‘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 without expanding it. Read the full story on the Urban Milwaukee website.

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Webinar 8: Electric Buses in Wisconsin – watch the recording

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 […]

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I-I94

Advocacy Update: Unfortunate I-94 Expansion News

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 […]

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Gregg Speaking at the Urban Spaceship Conference

Advocacy Update: Rethink 794 is Gaining Momentum

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 […]

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Susan speaking at World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims press conference

World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims press conference

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 […]

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