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Downtown Madison, Inc., an organization that is committed to sustaining, planning for, and growing downtown Madison as a vibrant regional economic engine that offers a best-in-class quality of life for businesses, downtown workers, residents, and visitors.

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DMI presents The Intersection of State Street and East Campus Mall

Episode first aired on 3/11/2014

An update on the 700/800 State Street/Library Mall project.
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2013 State of the Downtown

Episode first aired on 10/28/2013

2013 State of the Downtown
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Creating Working and Living Spaces for Today's Downtown

Episode first aired on 9/1/2013

Brad Binkowski, Principal, Urban Land Interests, speaks on the topic of "Rising to the Challenge - Creating Working and Living Spaces for Today's Downtown"
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DMI presents A Highlight of City of Madison Development Activities

Episode first aired on 8/3/2013

Steve Cover, City Planning, and Aaron Olver, City of Madison Economic Development Director discuss A Highlight of City of Madison Development Activities
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Downtown Madison, Inc., presents Madison Metro’s Chuck Kamp on Bus Rapid Transit

Episode first aired on 11/23/2012

Madison Metro General Manager Chuck Kamp discusses Metro's plans for Bus Rapid Transit (BRT).
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2012 State of the Downtown

Episode first aired on 10/23/2012

The 3rd annual State of the Downtown event provides valuable dialogue and discussion on specific areas (i.e. employment, housing, tourism, arts & culture, etc.) to gather benchmarks and metrics to be tracked on an annual basis. The 2012 event includes the presentation of the 2012 State of the Downtown metrics report.
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Aaron Olver, City of Madison Economic Development

Episode first aired on 10/5/2012

Aaron Olver, Director of the Division of Economic Development for the City of Madison, reports on issues with Tax Incremental Financing (TIF) as well as other Madison economic development issues.
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Madison Police Chief Noble Wray

Episode first aired on 7/30/2012

Madison Police Chief Noble Wray gives an update on crime and safety issues in downtown Madison.
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Madison Mayor Paul Soglin

Episode first aired on 7/7/2012

June's DMI "What's Up Downtown" breakfast meeting features Madison Mayor Paul Soglin discussing a number of issues relevant to Madison's Downtown.
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The Judge Doyle Square Master Plan

Episode first aired on 1/30/2012

Architects from the Kimley-Horn Design Team present Preliminary Draft Alternative and Recommendations for the The Judge Doyle Square Master Plan, on the current sites of the Madison Municipal Building and Government East parking garage.

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The City of Madison Downtown Plan

Episode first aired on 12/23/2011

Steven Cover and Bill Fruhling from the City Department of Planning and Community and Economic Development present the newly drafted Downtown Plan. This plan represents over three years of work and "provides a comprehensive set of recommendations to guide (development) decisions for the next twenty years."
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Second Annual “State of the Downtown”

Episode first aired on 10/29/2011

The 1st annual State of the Downtown event was held in the fall of 2010 and provided valuable dialogue and discussion on specific areas (i.e. employment, housing, tourism, arts & culture, etc.) to gather benchmarks and metrics to be tracked on an annual basis. The 2nd annual State of the Downtown event will include the presentation of the 2011 State of the Downtown metrics report.
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The Nolen Centennial Project

Episode first aired on 7/30/2011

Tim Metcalfe of the Nolen Centennial Project Task Force discusses the ambitious plans for a re-imagining of the John Nolen Drive corridor from Monona Terrace to the Alliant Center.
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The City of Madison Department of Planning and Community and Economic Development

Episode first aired on 5/30/2011

Presenters: Steven Cover, the new Director of the City of Madison's Department of Planning and Community and Economic Development, and Aaron Olver, Interim Director, Economic Development Division.
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Madison Mayoral Forum

Episode first aired on 2/26/2011

The two candidates to emerge from the February 15th primary face off as part of Downtown Madison, Inc.'s monthly "What's Up Downtown" breakfast series.
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The City’s New Downtown Plan

Episode first aired on 12/19/2010

"What's Up Downtown?" breakfast presentation which featured Bill Fruhling and other members of the City's Department of Planning and Economic Development discussing the newly-created "Downtown Plan." The plan's vision is: Downtown Madison will be a flourishing and visually exciting center for the arts, commerce, government and education.
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First Annual “State of the Downtown”

Episode first aired on 11/2/2010

Downtown Madison, Inc.,'s First Annual "State of the Downtown" event. Featured were remarks by Madison Mayor Dave Cieslewicz; George Austin of the Overture Foundation; Al Fish from the University of Wisconsin; and special guest Rich Bradley from the Downtown Washington D.C. Business Improvement District. The purpose of the event is to bring together business and community leaders, government officials, downtown neighborhood associations, UW-Madison & Madison College officials and city staff to take a comprehensive look at many aspects of the downtown including employment, tax base, conventions & tourism, arts & culture, entertainment, and housing trends to improve and enhance the state of downtown Madison.
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Building a Regional Transit Network: The Madison to Milwaukee High-Speed Rail Link

Episode first aired on 9/5/2010

The presentation examined the impact of high-speed rail coming to Madison, the decision to site the Madison station by Monona Terrace, and the role the new Regional Transit Authority might play in all of this. Speakers were Crystal DuPont and Donna Brown from the Wisconsin Dept of Transportation, and Dick Wagner of the Regional Transit Authority.
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Sean Robbins, Executive Vice-President of Thrive

Episode first aired on 7/26/2010

Thrive is the economic development enterprise for the eight-county Madison Region, created to grow the region's economy in ways that preserve and enhance the quality of life. Madison City Channel cameras captured this presentation by Sean Robbins, Executive Vice-President of Thrive.
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Bettsey Barhorst, President, Madison College

Episode first aired on 3/5/2010

Coverage of the DMI presentation from Bettsey Barhorst, President of the newly renamed Madison Area Technical College.
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Jeanne Hoffman, and Gary Peterson on Adopting 'The Natural Step'

Episode first aired on 12/23/2009

Jeanne Hoffman, City of Madison, Facilities and Sustainability Manager and Gary Peterson, Sustainable Services, Inc., will discuss what's involved for businesses and homes in adopting 'The Natural Step'
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