Logo for UW-Madison's new Earth Fest Event

UW–Madison’s inaugural Earth Fest: April 19-26

April 19–26, 2024UW–Madison What is Earth Fest?Earth Fest is for all members of the Badger community: from students to alumni, faculty to friends, and seasoned experts to future Badgers. Dive into groundbreaking research or dig in the dirt as you pot your own plant. Sift and winnow the latest research or sort and filter recyclables. […]

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I94 in Milwaukee

News alert! I-94 expansion approved

On Friday March 8th, Wisconsin Department of Transportation announced that Federal Highway Administration approved the Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the I-94 East/West project in Milwaukee. WisDOT selected their preferred alternative as the 8-lane expansion, despite our coalition advocating for the highway to be reconstructed with its existing 6 lanes and increasing transit services. In […]

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Influencing Federal Dollars for Clean Transportation Cover

Influencing Federal Dollars for Clean Transportation Tool kit

This tool kit is a grassroots advocacy guide so that everyday people can have more influence over how federal transportation dollars are spent in their communities and over transportation decisions in general. Read the full tool kit. This tool kit was created to accompany the report: Flex Your Grants: Leveraging Federal Dollars for Clean Transportation. […]

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Webinar about the Future of Passenger Rail in Wisconsin, featuring Liz Callin, Trevor Jung and Jen Murray - includes their photos

Webinar: The Future of Passenger Rail in Wisconsin – watch the recording

Watch the recording of the webinar. February 8, 2024. Supported by APA-Wisconsin, CM Credits available. There are several planning efforts underway to expand passenger rail in Wisconsin. Awarded $2.5 million by the federal government, Wisconsin Department of Transportation will study expanding and adding new service along 5 corridors, consistent with their recently updated rail plan. […]

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Transit Equity Day Proclomation by Governor Evers

Transit Equity Day 2024

Groups across the country will celebrate Transit Equity Day on Feb. 4th and 5th to commemorate the birthday of Rosa Parks. It’s a day to declare public transit a civil right and a key strategy to combat climate change. This year, 1000 Friends of Wisconsin again requested the Governor Evers to proclaim Feb 4th Transit Equity Day, acknowledging […]

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