The Bus Stops Here: For Belt Tightening

A counterintuitive way to reduce congestion is to go on a road diet or, in this case belt-tightening. The common view? No. On July 24, 2019 officials involved in a Wisconsin Department of Transportation project called US 12/18 Madison Beltline Improvement Alternatives held a well-publicized public involvement meeting1 on a ten mile stretch between Whitney Way and I- 39/90 . The stretch had to be upgraded, the perfect time to consider modifications to the current arrangement.

Madison Commons Media Digest, July 28, 2019

Madison and Dane County

Madison launches campaign to make Downtown more accessible to people with disabilities, Shelley K. Mesch, Wisconsin State Journal, July 26. Explosion cleanup could take two months, street closed next to substation, Bill Novak, WSJ, July 25. Community

Committee agrees with city staff to equally divide funds between groups serving Hmong elders, Lisa Speckhard Pasque, Capital Times, July 28. City officials team up with Habitat for Humanity to build awareness of affordable housing, Gabriella Bachara, Channel3000, July 27. Urban League of Greater Madison gets huge boost with $318,000 in training grants from DWD, Madison365, July 26.