City of
Madison

District 11

Alder Arvina Martin

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Council Vice President

Alder Arvina Martin,
Council Vice President

Contact Information

Home Address:

4901 Waukesha Street
Madison , WI 53705

Council Office

Common Council Office:
210 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd
Room 417
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: (608) 266-4071
Fax: (608) 267-8669
WI Relay Service

Alder Martin’s Blog

Tag: Transit

Metro Transit Public Hearing

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Wednesday, April 11 Starts at 6 p.m. City-County Building 210 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Room 201—City Council Chambers On Wednesday, April 11, Metro Transit and the City of Madison Transit and Parking Commission will hold a public hearing at 6 p.m. to … [read more]

Metro Transit service distruptions

Metro Transit Alert: Major service disruptions are happening on Madison's west side and Middleton routes this morning. Buses are unable to serve Middleton WEST of the Beltline, and portions of Odana and Mineral Point. GPS tracking data is also currently down. Please plan ahead for service … [read more]

Storm Damage Update

Alders received the following email communication from Mayor Soglin's Office: Madison city staff is continuing to triage traffic and flooding issues on the city's Westside, but there are specific intersections and roadways that are still water covered and dangerous. Motorists are being … [read more]

Flooding Updates (from Mayor's office and Public Health)

Hello Neighbors, I apologize for the frequency of today's posts, but I want you all to be aware of updates. This post will be lengthy, but has quite a bit of information that I want to make sure everyone is aware of. AS updates are available, I'll be sharing them. From the Mayor's Office: … [read more]

Flooding Updates, Thursday, 8/23

Hello everyone, We are likely to see more rain tomorrow. I'm including several updates here, so be prepared for lots of information. For the most up to date information, please see the City's Flood Updates (for things like road closures, cleanup information, and Metro Transit disruptions): … [read more]

Metro Transit FREE RIDES

Metro Transit is offering free rides on all fixed route and paratransit vehicles beginning Saturday, Aug. 25. Free rides MAY continue next week depending on weather conditions. We do not plan to shut down or discontinue service. However, riders should plan for possible reduced service, detours … [read more]

Flood Update, August 26, 1PM

Current Status: August 26 at 1:00 PM As of this morning, Lake Mendota has dropped about an inch. The Yahara River at East Main Street fell one and a half inches due to reduction in flow. Remaining lakes saw a .75-inch rise. According to the National Weather Service, scattered showers and … [read more]

Bus Rapid Transit Kickoff!

Join Us as We Plan for the Future of Public Transit in Madison! The City of Madison is holding a kickoff meeting for the Madison East-West Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Corridor Study on December 12th, and we need your help to make it a success. BRT uses dedicated lanes where feasible, modern … [read more]

Snow Plowing Updates - January 18th 2019

Streets Division crews will be working through the night to keep the roads safe. Once the snow begins to accumulate on the roads this afternoon, 32 trucks will be deployed to plow and salt the salt routes. Salt routes make up nearly half of the traffic lanes of Madison. They are the major … [read more]

Dangerous Winter Weather

With plunging temperatures and more snow expected, residents are being reminded to check in with elderly and disabled friends and neighbors. Because of the dangerous temperatures, area shelters are extending hours and providing transportation between overnight and day shelters. Occupancy quotas … [read more]

Madison Bus Rapid Transit (BRT): Second Public Meeting, Tuesday, May 14

Madison East-West Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Planning Study Public Meeting #2: Presentation and Open House Tuesday, May 14, 6:00-7:30 PM Madison Senior Center, 330 West Mifflin Street The City of Madison is exploring options for a new East-West BRT line and needs your input to make this … [read more]

Power Outages

Two MG&E locations have reported fires, thousands are currently without power, including many City Offices. From Madison Metro: "The Metro Transit Administration Offices are also affected and do not have power. All Call Center phones are down and we are unable to assist customers at this … [read more]

Changes to Bus Route 11

Effective Sunday, August 25 Service shifts from Science Dr. and Mineral Point Rd. to Tokay and Midvale. For more information, click here [read more]

Ironman Street Closures

If you travel around town this weekend, please be aware that there will be various street closures throughout the area: Several streets in and around downtown will be closed for the Ironman Triathlon on Sunday, September 8. The race consists of swimming in Lake Monona, bicycling in Dane … [read more]

BRT Updates-- Next meeting 12/17/2020

Hello neighbors! A presentation regarding west side updates to the proposed Bus Rapid Transit routes and construction was held last Thursday. If you missed the presentation, or want to watch again, you can find it here. We will be having a second meeting, where neighbors can ask more … [read more]

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