Category Archives: Highway reconstruction

A Proposal for an Urban Restoration Ecology Center in Madison, WI

The Idea November 4, 2014–Madison, Wisconsin needs an urban restoration ecology research center to help it create sustainable ecosystems for the future.  An urban restoration ecology center would help Madison and Dane County focus on addressing the ecological, social, and … Continue reading

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Monroe Street Reconstruction Planning–Listening Session #2

Monroe Street–an important social, cultural, and economic hub of the Lake Wingra Watershed– is scheduled to be resurfaced and reconstructed in 2015 and 2016.  Residents of the Wingra Watershed will have an opportunity to learn about, and participate in, planning … Continue reading

Posted in City of Madison Engineering Division, Dudgeon-Monroe Neighborhood Association, Highway reconstruction, Lake Wingra Watershed, Monroe Street reconstruction 2015-2016 | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Social and Environmental Justice For Allied Dr. Neighborhood Dealt Setback by Highway Project

Did Madison Keep its Promise to the Neighborhood? In 2004 the City of Madison, under the leadership of then-Mayor David J. Cieslewicz, produced a neighborhood planning document called “A Vision for the Allied Community.”  In this document Mayor Dave, as … Continue reading

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