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"
For years, Bike Fed staff have kept a close eye on the National Avenue project on Milwaukee’s south side. National Avenue is a major thoroughfare, nearly the entirety of which is on the City’s Pedestrian High Injury Network. It is a trucking route and state trunk highway, which means that the Wisconsin Department of Transportation […]Read more about "Designing for All Road Users on Milwaukee’s National Avenue – Wisconsin Bike Fed Guide"
The Wisconsin Climate Table, a network of more than 30 organizations in Wisconsin with the common goal of zero GHG emissions by 2050, has developed a new Tool Kit for Equity and Justice in Local Climate Action Planning available on their website. The Tool Kit is a Wisconsin-specific guide to braiding equity into climate policies, plans, […]Read more about "New Tool Kit for Equity & Justice in Local Climate Action Planning released"
Transportation for America’s Community Connectors portal provides tools and information for advocates to decode the complex and confusing maze of programs, acronyms, and decision points that determine what gets built with federal and state transportation dollars. Who actually chooses how federal transportation dollars get spent? Did you know USDOT has almost no say on the divisive new […]Read more about "Community Connectors: Tools for advocates"
Read the Report: This Land is Our Land – The Past and Future of Conservation Funding in Wisconsin The Wisconsin Policy Forum released an in-depth report on the state of conservation funding in Wisconsin. The report lays out a range of options for how Wisconsin might better fund conservation efforts. Some key takeaways:Read more about "Report Shows Wisconsin Conservation Funding Down Even as Outdoor Recreation Rises"
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”"