As part of its 2020 capital budget deliberations, the City of Madison adopted Alder Grant Foster’s Vision Zero Traffic Safety amendment. The amendment sets aside $350,000 to fund an analysis of traffic conditions and crash history and implement recommendations that will reduce the severity of specific crashes in west, south, and downtown Madison. Specifically, it […]
Firefighter Union President Mahlon Mitchell was one of nearly fifty union members who attended the City Council’s 2020 budget deliberations last night to voice their support of a proposal to staff a ninth ambulance. Mitchell noted that the union was not seeking increased wages or reduced hours, but rather the City’s support to protect the […]
Abigail Becker, local government reporter for The Cap Times, explains the latest on the Madison capital budget, initiatives in the Dane County budget, and the findings of a jail construction investigation.
Karin Wolf, who oversees the City of Madison’s arts grant programs as an arts administrator, wrote in the latest issue of Our Lives Magazine about the tension between rigid city rules and the unsanctioned spontaneity of street art. Wolf’s story also previews the Momentum Urban Arts Fest, taking place August 24 and organized by Momentum […]
Food waste accounts for a quarter — 11,000 tons — of the 44,000 tons of garbage sent to the Dane County landfill each year. Even with recycling diverting some items from the waste stream, the landfill has limited space, and no one wants to tackle the thorny problem of trying to site a new landfill. […]
“Jasmine Flowers” Experience the sounds of West and East coming together in choral music by Claude Debussy, Maurice Ravel, Toru Takemitsu, Chen Yi, Bob Chilcott, Libby Larsen, and others inspired by the musical traditions of East Asia.