Screenshot of WisDOT 175 interactive map for comment

Reimagining Wis- 175: Public Meeting 2 April 30

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is continuing their study to Re-imagine Highway 175 with a second public meeting. The project team will present initial redesign concepts for public feedback. Please mark your calendar and join us to advocate for a better future for Milwaukee. Tuesday April 30th 4-7pmWashington Park Senior Center4420 W Vliet St, Milwaukee, WI 53208 1000 Friends of […]

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Activists gather in front of I-94 to oppose it's expansion.

I-94 Press Conference: End Freeway Expansion

The Coalition for More Responsible Transportation held a press conference in Milwaukee on March 20 to respond to the federal approval of the I-94 expansion project. We reiterated our concerns that this project will disproportionately impact communities of color and low-income communities in Milwaukee. Speakers: Coverage of the press conference:‘Fix at Six’ Group Wants I-94 Expansion […]

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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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The federal highway system as of June 1958. From Library of Congress

Decades of Highway Construction & Community Destruction

– by Jimmie Briggs and Melissa Stanton, AARP Livable Communities America’s interstate highway system was created by bulldozing through thousands of homes, businesses and neighborhoods. The impact of those losses continues to this day. Read the full article at

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