Complete Streets Still in Play

  After a month of delays the state budget is moving again. Yesterday the Joint Finance Committee completed its work on the 2015-2017 spending plan. Thanks so much to all our members who contacted the committee and their own legislators since the budget was introduced back in February. We scored some victories: We beat the [...]

Bike Week Ends Strong

It has been a fantastic 2015 Wisconsin Bike Week. And it ends with a great announcement from Dane County Executive Joe Parisi. But first we need to acknowledge that the week’s events highlighted both the fun of biking and why the Bike Fed’s work is so important. Three tragic crashes – including two fatalities near [...]

Rep. Rohrkaste Proposes TAP Restoration

In the first breakthrough on restoring cuts to the Transportation Alternatives Program, Rep. Mike Rohrkaste (R-Neenah) has stepped forward to offer a budget amendment to do just that. Rep. Rohrkaste is calling for restoring $1.5 million of Governor Scott Walker’s proposed $2 million cut to the program. In an environment where the state DOT is [...]