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Forward on Climate Package introduced

Climate change the focus of 20 bills pushed by Wisconsin Democrats.  Assembly Democratic Leader Greta Neubauer introduced the Forward on Climate package of 20 bills at a press conference Thursday. “There’s a lot that we can do here to make sure that Wisconsinites are prepared for the impacts of climate change, and that we are doing our […]

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Urbanists and environmentalists hope to see development in place of I-794.

7 reasons why removing I-794 would be a boon for downtown Milwaukee

-By Taylor Korslin,  a Milwaukee architect and volunteer with Rethink 794, a group advocating for the removal of the elevated highway. Posted on the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. ​It’s time to think boldly about what Milwaukee should look like decades to come. The removal of 794 will be a resounding success for downtown.  Here are 7 reasons […]

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Stevens Point Transportation Academy: Final class!

This week we wrapped up the Community Transportation Academy in Stevens Point with final project presentations from a number of participants. We welcomed a number of special guests from city government and the University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point – the Mayor, several alders, a county board member, the director of Public Works, a land […]

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a group from the class embarks for the audit pushing a wheelchair and wearing reflective vests

Stevens Point Transportation Academy: October walk/roll audit

An essential component of the Community Transportation Academy curriculum is conducting a walk/roll audit as a class. Using the AARP Walk Audit Tool Kit as a guide, we choose a stretch of road and intersections to examine closely for pedestrian and bike safety challenges before dividing into groups and conducting the audit. For this audit, […]

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Members of the CTA taking a La Crosse Municipal Transit Utility bus to tour public transportation facilities, March 2023.

Bridging Policy and People

UW La Crosse Campus Connections published a feature article on the Community Transportation Academy, which debuted there earlier this year. Check out the article – Bridging policy and people, to read more about the Academy and the impact it had on participants! Some highlighted comments from the students: “The class has given me the knowledge […]

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