Lobby Day Scheduled for April 7th

The future of bicycling needs your help now more than ever. Please join the Bike Fed for Bike Lobby Day at the State Capitol in Madison on Tuesday, April 7th. The day will get underway at 12:30pm with registration, followed by an hour of interesting presentations from the Bike Coordinating Council, some background on our [...]


Elroy-Sparta Gravel Pit Approved

Last night a Monroe County committee voted to approve an open pit gravel mine on the Elroy-Sparta Trail along Logan Road in the Town of Wilton. But a lawsuit has been filed and the project’s future is still somewhat in doubt. The Sanitation, Planning and Zoning, and Dog Control Committee voted to approve a conditional [...]


National Bike Summit Energizes the Movement

Last week several Bike Fed staffers attended the National Bike Summit in Washington, DC. The event was filled with workshops, chances to hobnob with our fellow bike advocates, and lobbying trips to Capitol Hill. I gave a well-attended presentation on our “Leverage Up” philosophy, which is all about working intensively at the local level with [...]


Budget Hearings Scheduled

  The Wisconsin legislature’s budget committee, the Joint Finance Committee, has scheduled four public hearings around the state for later this month. They are: Wednesday, March 18 (10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.) Brillion High School Endries Performing Arts Center W1101 County Road HR, Brillion, WI 54110 Friday, March 20 (10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.) Alverno [...]