Downtown neighborhood near a lake

Building Neighborhoods

Developing a better sense of place in all Madison neighborhoods.

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Culture & Creativity

Working to make Madison a center for innovation and creativity in the arts, sciences, and history.

Vegetables at a farmers' market

Food

Enhancing Madison's reputation as a food accessible community by eliminating food deserts, and by building public markets, and food hubs.

Racial Equity and Social Justice Initiative

Racial Equity & Social Justice

Prior to and since launching the Racial Equity and Social Justice Initiative, the City developed a number of efforts to promote equity through its employment practices and policy initiatives.

Five people on a waking/biking path

Transport & Access

Improving Madison's Walkability rating by increasing public transit, increasing access to bicycle routes, and ensuring that all basic needs are within walking distance of every neighborhood so that residents can walk more and drive less.

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Youth

Supporting the Madison Metropolitan School District to produce the best educational system for every student, through Madison Out of School Time (MOST) and other partnerships and programs.