Monday, April 17, 2017

Won't invest in buses, can't afford cars-- Wisconsin #autosprawl collapse continues

Wisconsin Public Radio: "The decision by state lawmakers to set aside Gov. Scott Walker's transportation budget has left county, city and town government leaders wondering what's next, especially since they would have been among the biggest winners in the governor’s proposal."

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

La Crosse, WI, considers ways to move besides cars... "even walking" (!)

weau : "Next week, the Sustainable La Crosse Commission is planning to hold an "Alternative Transportation Forum."

Its members are looking for the public's input on different kinds of transportation throughout all of La Crosse County -- everything from cars, to buses, to bicycles, and even walking.

"It appears from what's happening elsewhere in the world and also with the changes of technology that it's not going to be same old highways and private automobiles," said Mike Giese, Chair of the Sustainable La Crosse Commission. "We're going to have to look at alternatives that are more efficient and cost effective ways of providing transportation services.""