Voting information The spring nonpartisan election will be help on Tuesday, April 6. Races with more than two contenders will head to the spring primary, on Tuesday, February 16. Voting information can be obtained from your local clerk’s office. Madison voters may find local voting information here. The WORT News Dept. intends to hold a […]
Last month Madison’s Plan Commission, the group that advises the city on construction projects, denied a part of the land owner’s plan to build an Amazon distribution center in northeast Madison. The owner of the land, the New-York based company Leo Ritter & Co. appealed the decision. A main facility that incorporates an existing building […]
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 […]
A few weeks ago, we aired an episode about the opposition to the Air National Guard’s proposal to site a fleet of F-35 fighter jets at Madison’s Truax Field. For today’s show, guest host Brenda Konkel sits down with local officials to get updates on the F-35s and the city and county resolutions opposing them. […]
Nina Kravinsky sat down with the candidates running to represent District 15 on the Madison City Council: Grant Foster and Angela Jenkins.
Would you bike more around Madison if it weren’t for a particularly sketchy intersection? What If you had a more connected bike path network? Earlier this year a group of local cyclists launched Madison Bikes, an advocacy group with the goal of making the city’s bicycling network more accessible and comfortable for people. In fact, […]