Bike Fed Urges Caution on Automated Vehicles

We were invited to speak today before the Governor’s Steering Committee on Automated Vehicles. This was especially timely given the death last week of a pedestrian who was killed while walking her bike across a street in Tempe, Arizona. Here’s what we said.  Statement to the Governor’s AV Steering Committee by Dave Cieslewicz Director Emeritus [...]

Restoring Condemnation for Bike Lanes

Legislation has been introduced that would partially reverse the state law that prohibits local governments from using condemnation in order to build bike and pedestrian facilities. In the current state budget, passed last fall, the legislature included a provision that prevents all local governments and the state Department of Transportation from using eminent domain when [...]

No Easy Fix for Roads in Sight

There is widespread agreement among Republicans and Democrats that the nation’s infrastructure – particularly its roads and bridges – needs a boost. What they can’t agree on is how to pay for it. The need for improvement is especially true in Wisconsin where a recent study found our roads ranked 38th (12th worst in the [...]