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by Megan Duncan | 12/04/2017 - 3:20pm

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A Madison neighborhood is planning to monitor its own air quality because of frustration with the state department usually tasked with that job.

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by Madison Area Bu... | 11/30/2017 - 11:44am

Looking down at car traffic at the intersection of John Nolen Dr. and North Shore Dr. (Aaron Hathaway/Madison Commons)Looking down at car traffic at the intersection of John Nolen Dr. and North Shore Dr. (Aaron Hathaway/Madison Commons)

Madison’s leadership in the transportation of disabled people may be coming to an end. 

by Megan Duncan | 11/07/2017 - 12:43pm

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More than 400 people attended Madison’s first game development conference, and the group hopes to grow larger in the next year. 

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by Megan Duncan | 11/01/2017 - 3:22pm

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After the Roman Catholic bishop overseeing the Madison area last week issued guidance that suggested some gay people could be denied funeral rites, the community is circulating a national-attention-getting petition to have the bishop removed

by Logan Garcia | 10/30/2017 - 10:03am

Sagashus Levingston, founder of Infamous Mothers, an organization helping black mothers share their experiences, spoke at the A Fund for Women’s Annual Dinner and fundraiser on October 12 (Photo courtesy of A Fund for Women).Sagashus Levingston, founder of Infamous Mothers, an organization helping black mothers share their experiences, spoke at the A Fund for Women’s Annual Dinner and fundraiser on October 12 (Photo courtesy of A Fund for Women).

A Fund for Women awarded $74,500 to Madison nonprofits in October. 

by Samantha Loomis | 08/21/2017 - 11:16am

  

In an effort to grow economic vitality and create strong, safe neighborhoods on the southeast side of Madison, the City of Madison is seeking to uplift the Cottage Grove Road Corridor that has underwent major changes over the last few years.

by Jack Kelly | 08/14/2017 - 12:47pm

 

(Entrance to the Duck Pond/Courtesy of Channel3000)(Entrance to the Duck Pond/Courtesy of Channel3000) 

United Way of Dane County will begin its 2017 fundraising campaign on Aug. 22 when it hosts a kickoff event at the Madison Mallards’ Duck Pond.

The late-summer event will be the first of the organization’s “Season of Caring” initiative, and the nonprofit is hoping to bring together more than 500 volunteers at Warner Park, according to a United Way of Dane County statement.

by Gretchen Christensen | 08/04/2017 - 10:00am

If you only read one local news story this week, it should be this one about a Madison bakery that will be affected by Kwik Trip’s buy-outs of PDQs.

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by Matt Davis | 07/25/2017 - 10:00am

The city of Madison will debut a new interactive map for bicyclists and pedestrians in late summer or early fall. The map is part of an effort to facilitate traffic and improve the channels for public feedback, and city officials provided an update on its progress during a meeting in late June.  

 “The map is a tool for pedestrians to use to make their own suggestions and see what other people have suggested,” said Jose Navarro, engineering aide for the city of Madison. “The city can use it to see what citizens are saying so they know how to respond to them.”

by Christopher Lueneburg | 07/21/2017 - 9:50am

 

A public hearing on the proposed bus stop changes on Monroe Street was held last Wednesday evening in front of the Transit and Parking Commission, giving community members an opportunity to voice their opinions.

The hearing was called to gauge public concern about Metro’s proposal to consolidate and shift the bus stops along Monroe Street, resulting in a reduction of 6 stops along the corridor.

by Madison Area Bu... | 07/17/2017 - 11:34am

At least as far back as ancient Greece and its Agora, democratic assembly occurred in open public space. People gathered at the Agora to shop, talk, make friendships, relax and refresh. What has that got to do with using the bus in Madison? 

Lots. Because in the last half century, shopping centers have separated the commercial from the noncommercial reasons for congregating and also at least passively separated bus riders from the rest of the public. Is it time for a change?

by Cara Lombardo | 11/24/2015 - 11:36am

What's next for Madison's ‘best-kept secret’