Public transportation is a service, not a luxury. It is my view that cities should seek to maximize ridership coverage over maximizing ridership numbers, because the former is, on its face, the more equitable strategy. People of all ages, abilities and needs live throughout the City, not just in
I was more than delighted to receive this excellent summary of a project undertaken by a truly dynamic duo: The Director of the Nelson Institute for Climatic Research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Dr. Michael Notaro, and his son and partner in science, Hayden.
The leaves have started to change color in Madison and the air is definitely getting cooler. Fall is here! It's my favorite season and Madison is a wonderful place to experience it. There are lots of things happening in the City so check out the events this week, and consider attending a City
Good luck Ironman participants and congratulations to those who participated in the Ironkids and half Ironman today (Saturday)! The Mayor's 2024 Capital Budget has been released and Finance Committee meetings this week will include briefings on what's in it. The U.S. Geological Survey is proposing
It's back-to-school time! Be sure to stay extra, extra vigilant when driving around town as kids return to school this week. The Mayor's Executive Budget will be released this week. Check the date for your last brush pick up deadline. Weigh in on Madison Metro changes for December and on a
Lots of meetings to check out this week, including public information sessions on the Yahara Hills Golf Course Redesign. Several changes to the Metro bus routes begin Sunday August 27th. Taste of Madison is this coming weekend, and many more fun events are scheduled. Information on the City budget
The National Weather Service issues a series of warnings and advisories for Madison this week, with the heat index at one point possibly hitting 110 degrees. To protect yourself and your family during hot summer weather, follow these safety tips:
I can't believe that August is almost over! August is a little slow at the City, but things are going to ramp up quickly. I'll be keeping you updated on the 2024 budget process, along with other City happenings. Check out this week's blog post for information on the redevelopment of the Brayton