Communities Turn Over Every Rock to Keep Up With Aging Infrastructure

October 12, 2020 Debby Jackson 0

October 12, 2020 – The Village of Blanchardville replaced 40+-year-old water and wastewater systems and reconstructed six affected streets with the help of the USDA Rural Development program. Without these funds, the Village would have had to do piecemeal repairs over a decade while continuing to battle water main breaks, infiltration issues, and degrading streets.

Twin Cities-Milwaukee-Chicago Rail Project an Economic Driver

September 28, 2020 Debby Jackson 0

September 28, 2020 – The USDOT awarded $31.8 million to a joint Wisconsin-Minnesota rail project – the Twin Cities-Milwaukee-Chicago Intercity Passenger Rail Service Project. This project is expected to increase economic development, enhance the passenger experience, and improve the efficiency of travel in the region.

$4.7M Federal Grant for Madison Bus Rapid Transit

August 16, 2020 Debby Jackson 0

August 16, 2020 – Madison will receive a $4.7M FTA grant to help create a BRT, or Bus Rapid Transit, system in the city. This project is expected to help reduce traffic on Madison’s Isthmus, better connect the east and west sides of the city, and make Metro’s current system “smarter and faster.”