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Stevens Point Transportation Academy: Final class!

This week we wrapped up the Community Transportation Academy in Stevens Point with final project presentations from a number of participants. We welcomed a number of special guests from city government and the University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point – the Mayor, several alders, a county board member, the director of Public Works, a land […]

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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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Members of the CTA taking a La Crosse Municipal Transit Utility bus to tour public transportation facilities, March 2023.

Bridging Policy and People

UW La Crosse Campus Connections published a feature article on the Community Transportation Academy, which debuted there earlier this year. Check out the article – Bridging policy and people, to read more about the Academy and the impact it had on participants! Some highlighted comments from the students: “The class has given me the knowledge […]

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The Community Transportation Academy is coming to Stevens Point!

1000 Friends of Wisconsin is excited to announce the Community Transportation Academy, coming to Stevens Point in Fall 2023! The first Academy in La Crosse was a big success, and we are thrilled to offer it again in Stevens Point. Watch the Video to learn more! What: FREE ten-week course that helps bridge the gap […]

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Community Transportation Academy wrap-up!

And that’s a wrap! It’s hard to believe, but the inaugural Community Transportation Academy has come to an end. The Community Transportation Academy brought together participants of all ages and walks of life from in and around La Crosse to learn the basics of local transportation planning, hear from experts on various topics, and connect […]

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