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Forward on Climate Package introduced

Climate change the focus of 20 bills pushed by Wisconsin Democrats.  Assembly Democratic Leader Greta Neubauer introduced the Forward on Climate package of 20 bills at a press conference Thursday. “There’s a lot that we can do here to make sure that Wisconsinites are prepared for the impacts of climate change, and that we are doing our […]

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a group from the class embarks for the audit pushing a wheelchair and wearing reflective vests

Stevens Point Transportation Academy: October walk/roll audit

An essential component of the Community Transportation Academy curriculum is conducting a walk/roll audit as a class. Using the AARP Walk Audit Tool Kit as a guide, we choose a stretch of road and intersections to examine closely for pedestrian and bike safety challenges before dividing into groups and conducting the audit. For this audit, […]

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Wisconsin Bike Fed Guide - How National Avenue's Redesign Benefits Everyone

Designing for All Road Users on Milwaukee’s National Avenue – Wisconsin Bike Fed Guide

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 […]

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Construction along or near Losey Blvd.

Community Transportation Academy Update: walk with me!

The penultimate class session was a walk/roll audit, which was a welcome opportunity for everyone to meet in person (Zoom fatigue is real!) and apply what we have covered in class to a local situation. We conducted the walk/roll audit on a section of Losey Boulevard, which runs north-south through La Crosse and borders the […]

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Safe Routes, Safer Communities

Reports are now available. Learn more about the project at our January 18 webinar, from noon – 1pm. 1000 Friends of Wisconsin was awarded a grant from COWS in partnership with two Green Tier Legacy Communities (GTLC) to improve community health by promoting pedestrian and bicycle access for children and families, specifically by addressing active […]

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