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Vision 2050 – A 21st Century Transportation System for Wisconsin

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 […]

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Dangerous by Design 2022

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 […]

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Advocacy Update: Map of Non-drivers in Wisconsin

You may not see it, but 1000 Friends of Wisconsin does a ton work behind the scenes to help make Wisconsin a better place for walking, biking, and transit. Did you know that we serve on several WisDOT working groups? This includes serving on WisDOT’s Stakeholder Taskforce, which solicits feedback on transportation needs and budget […]

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Jack Connors' Award

Jack honored at Sifting and Winnowing’s Wisconsin Ideas Conference

Congratulations to Jack Connors, our Policy Research Assistant, whose memo “A Decade of Austerity for Transit in Southeastern Wisconsin,” was honored at Sifting and Winnowing‘s Wisconsin Ideas Conference! Jack’s memo examines the effects of declining state funding for transit on de facto segregation and workforce development in Milwaukee County and surrounding ‘W.O.W.’ counties, and will […]

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Advocating for Clean Transportation in Wisconsin

Online Forum: Advocating for Clean Transportation in Wisconsin – watch the recording

Watch the online forum: Advocating For Clean Transportation in Wisconsin Watch the recording here. Transportation decisions have an outsized and lasting impact on Wisconsin’s climate and on our everyday lives. Our upcoming forum will bring together local, state and national transportation experts to discuss the future of Wisconsin transportation, and how climate friendly modes of […]

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