Our current transportation system poses a public health problem, exacerbated by outdated approaches to safety planning and prioritization. Shifting the way engineers, planners, and policymakers think, by adopting a Safe Systems framework, may foster collaboration, new strategies, and an overall emphasis on the factors that will have the largest impact on safety and public health. […]Read more about "Transportation safety is a public health issue, and our current framework is part of the problem"
A Night with Baratunde Thurston The Nelson Institute is thrilled to welcome writer, activist, and comedian Baratunde Thurston through its Jordahl Public Lands Lecture Series. When: Thursday October 5 from 7:00 – 8:00 pm Location: Shannon Hall, Wisconsin Union Theater800 Langdon St. Madison, WI Register now. Baratunde Thurston tells a better story of us, weaving together […]Read more about "Jordahl Public Lands Lecture Oct 5."
Join the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute for a two-part webinar series: Undoing Segregation with Richard Rothstein Tuesday, Sept 26, 2:00 pm Register Now This webinar is hosted by UWPHI’s County Health Rankings & Roadmaps Thursday, Sept 28, 2:00 pm Wisconsin Discusses: Undoing Segregation Connect with colleagues in an open discussion session about undoing segregation in Wisconsin. Facilitated […]Read more about "Undoing Segregation Webinars featuring “The Color of Law” author Richard Rothstein – Sept. 26 & 28"
You won’t want to miss the annual Urban Spaceship Conference on Tuesday, November 14th from 8 AM to 6 PM at Wheel and Sprocket in Milwaukee. This year’s conference theme is the “Streets of NEW Milwaukee,” and they’ll be talking about trends in pedestrianization of cities, including the conversation around 794, bike lanes, city planning and design, advocate and […]Read more about "Annual Urban Spaceship Conference – Nov. 14 in Milwaukee"
-Dan Shafer, from the Milwaukee Record Carl Glasemeyer, 1000 Friends Transportation Policy Analyst is quoted in the article: “We support the removal of 794,” said Carl Glasemeyer, transportation policy analyst at 1000 Friends of Wisconsin, who specifically identified “Concept #2” among WisDOT’s publicly presented options as the one the group favors. “(We support this option) […]Read more about "What should be done with 794?"
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"