Now that we are going to be spending $820 million to bring passenger rail back to Wisconsin, it’s essential that we get things right. At the top of the list is the location of the stations. (For more on this, visit this article on station location.) Here are the top ten reasons that the station […]Read more about "Downtown Rail Station or Bust"
Steve Hiniker – Executive Director of 1000 Friends of Wisconsin For the first time in nearly 40 years, passenger trains will soon be coming to downtown Madison. The only question is: “Will they stop here?” When Amtrak trains return to Madison, they will come in from the east and travel parallel to East Washington Avenue […]Read more about "Downtown stop for train is crucial"
Kristin Czubkowski | The Capital Times | firstname.lastname@example.org | Posted: Wednesday, February 17, 2010 5:15 am Pleasant View Road is little more than a dirt path in places right now. Drive west on Mineral Point Road past Target and it is easy to miss the beginning of Pleasant View’s southern extension, which will connect it […]Read more about "Madison spending millions on new streets: Is that a good idea?"
JANESVILLE — A local coalition is gearing up to make the expansion of Interstate 90/39 a priority for the state commission that determines which highway projects get done and when. Forward Janesville is forming the I-39/90 NOW Coalition in support of the expansion of the Interstate from four to six lanes from the Illinois border […]Read more about "Coalition will seek expanded Interstate"
Where to Start: Getting Information The first person you should contact is your local official (your alderman/woman, town board chair, county supervisor). If you don’t know who your local elected officials are, go to your county’s web-site. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation and many local government units have websites with local project information on them as […]Read more about "Involvement in Local Highway Projects – How to Get Started"
Across Wisconsin, exciting developments are moving the state closer to a truly balanced transportation system that meets the needs of all its citizens. Wisconsin already has outstanding public transportation systems in many of its cities and promising progress is underway on innovative new projects as well. Regional Transit Authorities Currently, communities rely on fares, property […]Read more about "Balanced Transportation System"