1000 Friends of Wisconsin is proud to serve on WisDOT’s Non-Driver Advisory Council. Since the council’s start in 2020, our organization has been fighting for more walking, biking, and transit connections by sharing the experiences of our members with WisDOT engineers. While there is still much work to be done, our relationships on this council have […]Read more about "WisDOT’s Non-Driver Advisory Council"
Rethink 794 is going national
Rethink 794 is going national after the campaign had the distinct honor of being featured in Fast Company this past week. With public meetings expected to start in the coming months, 1000 Friends is doing it’s best to keep the noise up about the highway-to-boulevard project that is its leading. The article “There’s not a neighborhood […]Read more about "Rethink 794 is going national"
Transit equity day proclamation accepted!
On February 4th, groups across the country celebrated Transit Equity Day, which is a national day of action commemorating the birthday of Rosa Parks by declaring public transit as a civil right and a strategy to combat climate change. This year 1000 Friends of Wisconsin, succeeded in getting a proclamation from Governor Tony Evers acknowledging the importance of transit in […]Read more about "Transit equity day proclamation accepted!"
E-news – Jan. 2023
Read the e-news from January 2023 – January updates & exciting news! In this e-news:Read more about "E-news – Jan. 2023"
WisDOT wants to hear from you! The draft Wisconsin Rail Plan 2050 is available for review and comment through February 26, 2023. The Rail Plan establishes a long-term vision for a statewide rail system that offers efficient and equitable passenger and freight service, and identifies potential investments in rail infrastructure to secure and strengthen Wisconsin’s economic vitality. […]Read more about "Passenger Rail"
Transit Equity Day is Saturday 2/4/23
Held in honor of Rosa Parks’ birthday, Transit Equity Day calls on communities nationwide to acknowledge that transit is a human right and that everyone deserves access to safe, reliable transit. To learn more or register your event, visit the TED website here.Read more about "Transit Equity Day is Saturday 2/4/23"