To commuters, this stretch of waterfront along John Nolen Drive between Olin Park and Willy Street is a daily companion during the drive to and from work. To pedestrians, the waterfront is a place to run, bike, and gaze across the water to the lights of downtown in the distance. But three design teams are hoping to transform this 1.7 mile stretch of lakeshore that marks one of Madison’s first impressions on visitors.
One of the least-understood areas of the fight against climate change is carbon dioxide removal. A new report released today from UW Madison Professor Greg Nemet and a team of 25 other international researchers is the first-of-its-kind in reporting on the state of carbon dioxide removal worldwide.
Earlier this month, the City of Madison fended off a long-simmering legal challenge to its sign ordinances. The lawsuit was filed by Adams Outdoor Advertising, which owns more than seven dozen billboards locally. The suit takes issue with the city’s restrictions on the height, placement and type of allowable billboards.
As cold and snowy as it can get in Madison over the winter, the occasional unseasonably warm and sunny day entices Madison residents with outdoor activities. The same holds true for skateboarding enthusiasts across the city. But while you may be able to go for a walk or play a sport […]
The turning of a new year is a time of reflection. We look back on what we’ve accomplished, and set goals for the year ahead.
The same holds true for Dane County, which released a report earlier today on the amount of “muck” that got “sucked” out of the waterways this year. That’s all part of a years-long initiative to prevent flooding.
I joined the County Executive’s office in looking back on 2022.
Improving the speed of buses across the city is part of a strategy intended to keep pace with rapid population growth in Madison, one of the fastest-growing cities in the state. Over the last decade, the city’s added more than 36,000 residents, and that growth isn’t expected to slow down anytime soon.