Webinar about the Future of Passenger Rail in Wisconsin, featuring Liz Callin, Trevor Jung and Jen Murray - includes their photos

Webinar: The Future of Passenger Rail in Wisconsin – watch the recording

Watch the recording of the webinar. February 8, 2024. Supported by APA-Wisconsin, CM Credits Available. There are several planning efforts underway to expand passenger rail in Wisconsin. Awarded $2.5 million by the federal government, Wisconsin Department of Transportation will study expanding and adding new service along 5 corridors, consistent with their recently updated rail plan. […]

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No Mow May webinar

Webinar 13: No Mow May 2023 – watch the recording

Community Science in Your Backyard Watch the recording of the webinar. Be sure to check out the other webinars in the series. Have you heard of No Mow May? No Mow May is a conservation initiative that encourages people to let their lawns grow and bloom to create pollinator habitat. In 2022, the City of Sun […]

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Community Transportation Academy Webinar

Webinar 12: Community Transportation Academy – May 17 @ noon.

Learn all about the first Community Transpiration Academy! The academy is an opportunity for deep public engagement at the local level, helping bridge the gap between community advocates and transportation policy and planning entities. The Academy is designed as a template to be used in communities across the state. We’re excited to share our experience […]

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Equity in Climate Action Planning

Webinar 11: Equity in Climate Action Planning – watch the recording

A growing number of localities in Wisconsin are adopting resolutions and action plans to address climate change. However, low-income communities and communities of color have historically not benefited from climate policies and programs. Members of the Wisconsin Climate Table shared a new tool kit for Equity in Local Climate Action Planning and stories of climate change impacts […]

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Climate Planning and Transportation Webinar

Webinar 10: Climate Planning & Transportation – watch the recording

Our Director of Transportation Policy Gregg May, and city planners, Kathleen Mayell (City of Minneapolis) and Eric Holthaus (City of Cedar Rapids) talk about the release of our new report, “Transportation Planning for People and the Climate: Lessons from the Midwest.” We examined climate plans, comprehensive plans, and transportation plans across 25 jurisdictions in five […]

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Safe Routes Webinar

Webinar 9: Safe Routes, Safer Communities – watch the recording

1000 Friends of Wisconsin partnered with Stevens Point and Wisconsin Rapids to assess active transportation routes to schools and parks in their respective cities. Over the course of 6 months, 1000 Friends Community Programs Director worked with city planners from Stevens Point and Wisconsin Rapids to identify key public locations, plan walk/roll audits with community participants, and develop detailed recommendations for […]

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