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.
July 27, 2021 – Tourism was hard-hit by the pandemic, but now Wisconsinites are back on the road again. TDA’s Debby Jackson speaks with Romy Snyder, president & CEO of the Wisconsin Dells Visitor & Convention Bureau, about recent Dells’ visitor trends.
June 28, 2021 – A WisDOT grant to extend a rail line in Milton is helping to make Clasen Quality Chocolate’s $105 million investment in Milton a reality.
June 28, 2021 – The Village of Cassville in Grant County has been looking to construct a bridge across the Mississippi River for nine decades. The vision for this bridge is to create a new economic connection for both Grant County and Clayton County, Iowa.
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.
March 19, 2021 – “Sound transportation infrastructure is critical to moving the products and employees of these firms,” explained Fort Atkinson City Engineer Andy Selle.
March 3, 2021 – Routes along three of Wisconsin’s major waterfronts have won Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) designations for their national importance as tourism destinations. “These three scenic routes show off some of the best of what Wisconsin has to offer,” said Acting Wisconsin Tourism Secretary Anne Sayers.