Driver hits, kills 44-year-old riding his bike in Menomonee Falls

This year’s fatal crash involving a person riding a bicycle occurred at 4:30 p.m., June 4 in Menomonee Falls when Patrick Heitman was struck by a 78-year-old driver attempting to make a left turn. At this point last year there were already six people killed riding bicycles on Wisconsin roadways. Heitman was traveling southeast and [...]


Kids in the (City) Hall

Milwaukee needs to come together for safer streets for all and with your help we are. Over 250 people filled out Street Safety postcards during Bike Week and on Thursday, June 29 at 9:45 AM - 11 AM bike camper, kids and parents will deliver the postcards and the Bike/Walk District Reports to the Alders in City Hall for a [...]



Appeals court restarts prosecution for endangering cyclists

A Dane County business owner accused of injuring two men on bicycles in a road rage incident in August 2015 can be prosecuted on felony charges, according to a State Court of Appeals decision. The court found retired Dane County Circuit Judge William Foust erred when he dismissed reckless endangerment charges against John Dohm, 62, [...]


Brooklyn man faces 40 years for killing father of two

The man who killed a 33-year-old father of two bicycling near Madison in August faces a 40-year prison term, after pleading guilty to a homicide charge in Dane County Circuit Court Tuesday. Kevin D. Meister, 36, pleaded guilty to the charges of homicide while driving under the influence of a controlled substance and possession of [...]