A Black Eye for Wisconsin Bicycling

Once Wisconsin was a national leader in bicycling with the most miles of trails and ranked second best state overall for bicycling by The League of American Bicyclists in their Bicycle Friendly State rating system. In the ten years that the LAB has been ranking bicycle-friendly states, Wisconsin has fallen from 2nd place to an embarrassing #25 in this year’s Bicycle [...]



City of Madison Hiring

MADISON, CITY OF (WI) invites applications for the position of: Pedestrian Bicycle Administrator SALARY: $32.30 – $38.82 Hourly $2,584.31 – $3,105.87 Biweekly $5,599.34 – $6,729.39 Monthly $67,192.06 – $80,752.62 Annually COMP. GROUP/RANGE: 18/10 JOB TYPE: PERMANENT FULL TIME DEPARTMENT: Traffic Engineering Division OPENING DATE: 11/09/18 CLOSING DATE: 12/03/18 11:59 PM GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The City of Madison [...]


Take Action to Protect Rail-banking for Trail Development

Speak Up by Nov 1st to Thwart an Attack on Trail Creation at the Federal Level From our friends at Rails to Trails: Proposed Rule Threatens Railbanking Earlier this month, the Surface Transportation Board (STB) began considering a rule proposed by opponents to railbanking that would restrict railbanking negotiations to six 180-day extensions—essentially three years—except under “extraordinary circumstances.” Many rail-trail [...]


Wisconsin Walks

During the month of October, we  call  attention to  walking and the importance of drivers watching for people walking on sidewalks, parking lots and crossing streets. Walking is an activity that is part of all of our lives whether we walk to school or work, exercise or simply walk from our homes to our cars [...]