Peter Herreid announced the release of the 2023 Wisconsin Comprehensive Plan and Local Land Regulations Inventory Report and the associated inventory data. During the past year, he inventoried comprehensive plan adoption dates, general zoning ordinances, subdivision (land division) ordinances, and webpages hosting such ordinances. The accompanying report analyzes this inventory, with the following key findings: · Over half […]Read more about "Wisconsin Comprehensive Plan and Local Land Regulations Inventory Report 2023"
Read this great overview about the interstate highway system from State Smart Transportation Initiative (SSTI).Read more about "Reworking the “greatest public works project in history”"
This report outlines what’s already working in the Midwest when local jurisdictions harmonize climate planning with transportation and comprehensive planning, and it offers recommendations on both content and process. You can also watch the recorded webinar that outlines the research and provides examples from planning staff in Minneapolis and Cedar Rapids. This research was conducted in partnership […]Read more about "Transportation Planning for People and the Planet: Lessons from the Midwest"
Press Release from The League of Wisconsin Municipalities. In a decision representing a major victory for Wisconsin municipalities and their taxpayers, the Wisconsin Supreme Court resoundingly rejected a big box commercial retailer’s attempt to demonstrate its tax assessment was “excessive” by using sales of dark and distressed properties as “reasonably comparable sales” to determine value. […]Read more about "Ding Dong the Dark Store is Dead"
Last week we launched the Community Transportation Academy in La Crosse! The class is full, with about 30 participants of all ages, a variety of professional backgrounds, and wide representation of advocacy interests. The first session was held in the beautiful student union on the campus of UW La Crosse. Our guest speaker, Dr. Kirk Harris […]Read more about "1st Community Transportation Academy class is a success!"
Watch the 6th Webinar in the Series – Resilient cities are for the birds! Enhancing ecological conservation within our built landscapes is vital if we are to address the social, economic, and environmental conditions of the 21st Century. One way we can do that, and in the process, build resilience, is to make these landscapes […]Read more about "Webinar 6: Resilient cities are for the birds! Watch the recording"