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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Planetizen: Transit Activists Call on Wisconsin Leaders To Reject Car-Centric Planning

Gregg was recently quoted on the Planetizen site: Transit Activists Call on Wisconsin Leaders To Reject Car-Centric Planning Gregg May, transportation policy director for 1000 Friends of Wisconsin, agrees. “We have almost no state funding for walking and biking. We fund transit 10% less than we did in 2006 when adjusted for inflation and it’s created […]

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Rosa Parks

In the News: Transit Equity Day

Gregg was quoted on the following news sites following the Transit Equity Day Press Release: CBS 58: “On this day, we celebrate not only her act of resistance, but the rights for all to have affordable and efficient public transit,” 1,000 Friends of Wisconsin Transportation Policy Director Gregg May said. NBC 15: “We celebrate not only […]

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Graphic for Transit Equity Day event 2022. Shows outlines of people using various forms of transit with a subtitle "Getting Transit On Track for Our Future."

Transit Equity Day

For the past few years, 1000 Friends of Wisconsin has helped organize and participated in Transit Equity Day, an event that celebrates Rosa Parks’ act of resistance and the right for all to high-quality, accessible public transportation. Held annually on her birthday, February 4th, Transit Equity Day is a nationwide event that calls for elected […]

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Press Release: Wisconsin commemorates Rosa Parks’ birthday with Transit Equity Day

Press conference and proclamations uplift the importance of public transit for racial equity, access and the environment. Governor Evers and several mayors in Wisconsin (including Madison, Eau Claire, La Crosse, Oshkosh, and Appleton, Neenah, Menasha) have proclaimed February 4, 2022 Transit Equity Day to commemorate Rosa Parks’ birthday. This event featured elected officials and transit advocates […]

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La Crosse Transit

Forward Thinking – La Crosse Transit

#3 – La Crosse Municipal Transit – Embracing the Future La Crosse continues to be a transit leader in Wisconsin. Recently, the City’s transit manager, Adam Lorentz said they are trying to get as many rides as possible on their fourteen new buses. Pre-pandemic, La Crosse averaged a million rides a year and they are […]

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