The walk tours in the south Madison neighborhoods with a variety of neighbors and community leaders over the past two weeks have been interesting and exciting.Read more about "Community Walks in South Madison"
We started our series of neighborhood walks in South Madison, which are Monday-Thursday August 3-6 and next week, August 10-13 from 12:00-1:00 starting from the south library on Park Street.Read more about "Community Walks – Join us!"
Take a quick look at our video to see how we are helping communities around Wisconsin grow in smarter, healthier, and more environmentally friendly ways.Read more about "2014 Program Highlights Video"
Planning and building streets and neighborhoods that are walkable and pedestrian friendly is a long process. In Madison, as in communities around the country, the list of local roads that need attention is long, and the budget for planning and reconstruction is stretched thin.Read more about "Proactive Neighborhood Planning to Improve the Pedestrian Environment"
1000 Friends of Wisconsin teams up with Schenk-Atwood neighborhood to proactively study the walking environment for better planning outcomes.Read more about "Walkability And Public Space – Public Engagement To Drive Corridor Planning"
Communities and neighborhoods that are more compact and walkable have stronger social networks, better personal and community health, and are easier on the environment. But are “walkable” streets equally walkable for everyone?Read more about "Walkability and Disabilities"