The Wisconsin Climate Table, a network of more than 30 organizations in Wisconsin with the common goal of zero GHG emissions by 2050, has developed a new Tool Kit for Equity and Justice in Local Climate Action Planning available on their website. The Tool Kit is a Wisconsin-specific guide to braiding equity into climate policies, plans, […]Read more about "New Tool Kit for Equity & Justice in Local Climate Action Planning released"
For the past few years, 1000 Friends of Wisconsin has helped organize and participated in Transit Equity Day, an event that celebrates Rosa Parks’ act of resistance and the right for all to high-quality, accessible public transportation. Held annually on her birthday, February 4th, Transit Equity Day is a nationwide event that calls for elected […]Read more about "Transit Equity Day"
On March 4th, 1000 Friends joined a WISPIRG webinar taking a closer look at how highway I-94’s expansion will impact Milwaukee. In conjunction with coalition partners, the webinar explored the social, environmental, and fiscal consequences of the expansion project and discussed a potential transit solution that improves safety and operation on I-94 without expansion. Watch […]Read more about "Webinar: Taking a Closer Look at How Hwy. I-94’s Expansion Will Impact Milwaukee"
This week Governor Tony Evers will be briefed on the proposed Interstate 94 highway expansion project in Milwaukee. This project should not move forward – especially in a year with public health and economic crises, increased awareness of racial disparities, and Governor Evers’ task force on climate change. Additionally, the rationale behind the project is shaky at […]Read more about "We Oppose I-94 Expansion – Op-ed"