WisDOT: No Bikes On Hoan

This afternoon, the Wisconsin Dept. of Transportation released the announcement below that they will not accommodate bicycles or pedestrians on the Hoan Bridge.  While this is certainly a severe blow to the decade-long efforts to fill the missing link in the 162 mile long Lake Michigan Trail Network, the staff at the Bike Fed have [...]

Overflow Crowd At Hoan Meeting

Even with the Packers-Vikings game on Monday Night Football nearly 300 people pedaled and drove to last night’s public information meeting about a bike path on the Hoan Bridge.  While the Packers easily trounced the Vikings on the frozen tundra later that night, path proponents at the meeting made the case that Minneapolis continues to [...]

WisDOT Hoan Bike Path Study Identifies 5 Options

Today the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (DOT) released a report that identifies five workable options to add a bicycle and pedestrian path on the I-794 Hoan Bridge on Milwaukee’s lakefront.  The Federal Highway Administration directed WisDOT to do the study because since 2001 federal policy has required bicycle accommodations on projects that use federal funds unless [...]