January 13, 2022 – TDA’s Debby Jackson urges Wisconsin leaders to seize the opportunity provided by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. An essential part of making the most of the measure’s increased federal funding is understanding it alone will not address all of our transportation network’s pressing needs.
February 9, 2022 – The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), also called the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL), is broad in scope and complex. What do we know at this time about the transportation components of the measure and its opportunities for Wisconsin?
December 23, 2021 – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced the first round of funding – $2.89 billion – made available by Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) to over 3,000 airports around the nation. Wisconsin airports were allocated $39.8 million in the first year. A total of 86 airfields and airports across the state will benefit from these additional federal funds.
January 25, 2022 – $14 billion has been announced for 2022 port and waterway infrastructure projects, with funds coming from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), also known as Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) and other funds.
August 30, 2021 – A new $31 million facility at Port Milwaukee will ship an estimated $40 million of agricultural products overseas annually.
August 26, 2021 – Illinois-based Arntzen Corporation, a manufacturer of steel casing pipe, will build a $10 million plant in the Village of Sharon in Walworth County.
August 20, 2021 – A new On The Go Podcast includes discussion about a new SE Wisconsin “Last Mile” plan and the importance of connecting workers with jobs.
July 26, 2021 – Komatsu Mining Corp. is constructing a $285 million complex in Milwaukee’s Harbor District. Essential to the project is a railroad spur to bring raw materials to the plant and send out finished goods.
June 9, 2021 – Morgan Ramer, executive director of BCycle, joined TDA’s Debby Jackson to talk about bike share systems on a recent episode of the On The Go podcast.
April 26, 2021 – Theatre Road, a once quiet farm road, has become a busy local collector with the addition of several large subdivisions and the consolidation of the Village’s schools. The school board identifies the road as “unusually hazardous.”