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Tag: Transport and Access

June 3, 2015 3:34 PM

As some of you may know, the City of Madison has been working with the Central Business Improvement District and Downtown Madison Inc. to provide activities and programs at Philosophers' Grove and 30 on the Square that all Madison residents can enjoy. It is a great partnership and the hope is to … [read more]

April 28, 2015 4:49 PM

The City of Madison Traffic Engineering Department is looking for ways to improve bicycle and moped parking in Downtown Madison! The survey asks for input on use and interest in bicycle and moped parking downtown. The online survey is open now until May 15th. I encourage Madison residents to take … [read more]

March 31, 2015 10:40 AM

Two of the City of Madison's Engineering Division projects were recently awarded 2015 Projects of the Year by the Wisconsin Chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA).  The projects, pictured below, are Fire Station 13 on Madison's east side and the intersection work at … [read more]

November 17, 2014 1:43 PM

I am happy to announce that all traffic lanes on East Johnson Street are now open! Alder Ledell Zellers, the Capitol East Business Association, YELP Madison, Tenney-Lapham Neighborhood Association members, and I celebrated the completion of the construction project with a ribbon cutting … [read more]

November 6, 2014 11:07 AM

Recently, I joined Madison Metro General Manager, Chuck Kamp for a press conference to encourage safe use of Madison streets. With cars, buses, bicycles, and pedestrian traffic, it is essential to practice safe habits when sharing the roads. The press conference included surveillance footage … [read more]

December 16, 2013 3:17 PM

In a new report by the Wisconsin Public Interest Research Group (WISPIRG), Madison is embracing alternatives to driving.  According to the report, Madison is second in the nation for an increase in bike commuting and third in the nation for a decrease in driving. From 2006 to 2011, we have had … [read more]

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