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Press Release: Wisconsin commemorates Rosa Parks’ birthday with Transit Equity Day

Press conference and proclamations uplift the importance of public transit for racial equity, access and the environment. Governor Evers and several mayors in Wisconsin (including Madison, Eau Claire, La Crosse, Oshkosh, and Appleton, Neenah, Menasha) have proclaimed February 4, 2022 Transit Equity Day to commemorate Rosa Parks’ birthday. This event featured elected officials and transit advocates […]

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Webinar 2: Beth Osbourne – Driving Down Emissions – watch the recording

Watch the 2nd webinar in the series: Driving Down Emissions – How to Reform Land Use and Transportation for a more Sustainable Future, featuring Beth Osbourne from Transportation For America. Watch the Recording now Beth Osborne is the Director of Transportation for America, a national nonprofit made up of local, regional and state transportation leaders committed to […]

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A chart showing climate emissions in America. Transportation remains the top contributor, a spot it took over in 2016.

2021 in Review: Transportation Emissions Remain a Top Priority

A few weeks ago, the New York Times reported that greenhouse gas emissions rose 6% in 2021. Despite the social and economic upheaval of the past few years due to a global pandemic, it’s important to remember that climate change remains an ever-present threat. As this reporting showed, transportation is still the leading contributor of […]

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USDOT announces new plan for increasing pedestrian safety

Pedestrian fatalities and serious injuries from traffic crashes are a serious problem in our country, and they have spiked since the pandemic started in early 2020. Yesterday, U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg announced a comprehensive federal plan for addressing the crisis, called the National Roadway Safety Strategy (NRSS). Part of the strategy is the “Safe […]

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Winter Placemaking Webinar Jan 19, 2022

Webinar 1: Winter Placemaking – watch the recording

Watch the first webinar in our 2022 series – Darrin Wasniewski from AARP-Wisconsin. Darrin discusses the benefits of winter placemaking and shares ideas for communities of all sizes. Watch the Recording now. Wisconsin winters are not for the faint of heart. Snow, ice, cold temperatures, and long hours of darkness are just some of the […]

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