Betting on a shell game

If I were a betting man (actually I’m not), I would wager my bottom dollar that we will see a transfer of about $500 million from Wisconsin’s general fund into the transportation fund in the proposed state biennial budget some time next month. If it doesn’t actually happen, it will at least be proposed. Where [...]

Peering into the budgetary crystal ball

In order to figure out what the future of funding for bicycling looks like for Wisconsin, I have to reconcile the new federal two-year transportation budget MAP-21 (Moving Ahead for Progress in the in the 21st Century), with the Wisconsin Dept. of Transportation’s biennial budget request for 2014-2015 and the insights Wisconsin Transportation Secretary Gottlieb [...]