Connect 53212: An Invisible City

There is a cloak that hangs over our city, pinned down at the seams on the corners where Interstate 43, Capitol, Humboldt, and Water Street meet.  It is speckled, like dirt, by scattered trash and the altering colors of cars zooming past, colored grey from exhausts and dark looming potholes we call streets. The cloak [...]


Vote Delayed, Bike Tax Proposed

  Yesterday, the legislature’s Joint Finance Committee tossed us a couple of curve balls. First, they postponed the scheduled vote on Complete Streets and TAP from this Thursday until sometime next week. Second, they’ve introduced a new wrinkle into the debate: a tax on bikes. What’s being proposed is a one time $25 registration fee, [...]


“Fed Up With Winter” a Great Success!

On Sunday April 12th, we held our first Fed Up With Winter indoor cycling fundraiser. It was a blast! Riders cycled indoors on trainers and stationary bikes at Paceline Indoor Cycling, Speed Cycling, and Wisconsin Indoor Cycling. They joined the Bike Fed, and took their chances in the raffle of a CycleOps PowerBeam Pro trainer, generously donated by Saris. Speaking of which … drum roll [...]


10 Reasons to Attend National “Organizing, Leadership & Digital Strategy” Training in Milwaukee

Support for creating more bikeable, walkable places is on the rise — and luckily there are tools and best practices to capture that momentum in sophisticated and equitable ways. And that’s exactly what we’ll explore at the Alliance for Walking and Biking’s 2015 National Training, July 29-31, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. We live in a digital [...]