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”"
This report outlines what’s already working in the Midwest when local jurisdictions harmonize climate planning with transportation and comprehensive planning, and it offers recommendations on both content and process. You can also watch the recorded webinar that outlines the research and provides examples from planning staff in Minneapolis and Cedar Rapids. This research was conducted in partnership […]Read more about "Transportation Planning for People and the Planet: Lessons from the Midwest"
Environmental Collaboration Office (ECO) created the ECO-Neighborhood Toolkit resource to function as a catalyst for community organizers to drive collective green actions in their communities. ECO strives to make Milwaukee a world class eco-city on America’s Fresh Coast. ECO develops practical and racially equitable solutions that improve people’s lives and the economy while working to […]Read more about "ECO-Neighborhood Toolkit"
October is Pedestrian Safety Month. During the Active Wisconsin network call on September 14, Darrin Wasniewski from AARP Wisconsin gave a fantastic presentation about how to use the newly revised Walk Audit Tool Kit and some upcoming events with Johnathan Stalls, author of Walk: Slow Down, Wake Up, and Connect at 1-3 Miles Per Hour. […]Read more about "Walk-tober"
We are excited to share our new report, Vision 2050, made in collaboration with 1000 Friend’s founding member Dan Cornwell. The United Nation’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) estimates that in order to prevent irreversible and catastrophic climate change, we must keep global warming to less than 1.5 degrees Celsius. Vision 2050 In the […]Read more about "Vision 2050 – A 21st Century Transportation System for Wisconsin"
Smart Growth America just released the 2022 Dangerous By Design report. The number of people struck and killed while walking reached yet another new high in 2020. More than 6,500 people were struck and killed while walking in 2020, an average of nearly 18 per day, and a 4.5 percent increase over 2019. This epidemic continues growing worse […]Read more about "Dangerous by Design 2022"