The Future of Transportation in Wisconsin Conference will be a one-day event that examines a host of issues relating to transportation, including financing for Wisconsins Transportation System, the future economic impacts of potential state policy decisions, access and solutions for rural and urban wisconsinites, the future of freight as it relates to Wisconsins ports, highways, […]
According to a report by advocacy group Smart Growth America, between 2009 and 2011, Wisconsin spent 39 percent of its highway budget on road repair versus 61 percent on road expansion, thus adding to its backlog of roads requiring future maintenance. Nowhere does this imbalance manifest itself more than in the Milwaukee metropolitan area, where […]
The legislature’s Joint Finance Committee is expected to reconvene soon to finish its review of Governor Walker’s proposed 2015-2017 budget. On the list of topics yet to be discussed is funding for transportation projects, including the building and expansion of roads. 1000 Friends of Wisconsin, a land use advocacy group, has successfully sued the state […]
How is Madison keeping its roads safe this winter? Are there any alternatives to road salt? What about sand? Cheese brine? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!