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A man riding in a trishaw pedaled by another man

A Bicycle Built for You?

Experiencing a disability, whether a physical one that limits mobility or a sensory one like vision loss, can affect the way we take part in outdoor recreation. But it doesn’t necessarily mean the end of a particular activity. Take bicycle riding, for example. In recent years, a few different forms of accessible cycling have emerged… Continue Reading A Bicycle Built for You?

Map of Blair Street Construction plan phase 1 approximately 2 weeks until April 1 2022

Road Construction Nearby

Please note that from March 21 until early November, a major street reconstruction project in downtown Madison is expected to cause significant traffic delays. The construction will affect many of the routes leading to our location, particularly those involving the major intersection connecting Blair Steet, Wilson Street, Williamson Street and John Nolen Drive. If you… Continue Reading Road Construction Nearby

Head shot of Wisconsin Transportation Secretary Craig Thompson

Excellence Award Recognizes WisDOT Secretary Craig Thompson’s Commitment to Transportation Equity

We’re a couple of months into 2022, but we’re not finished highlighting the contributions of our 2021 Excellence Award recipients. The Council’s Excellence Award for public policy recognizes a legislator or member of a state agency who champions our legislative priorities in transportation, employment, education, healthcare/long term care and civil rights. In 2021, we honored… Continue Reading Excellence Award Recognizes WisDOT Secretary Craig Thompson’s Commitment to Transportation Equity

Man with a white cane getting on a bus.

Mobility Managers Can Steer You Toward the Best Transportation Options

In a rural area in central Wisconsin, an elderly mother is slowly losing her vision. Her doctor has advised her to stop driving, prompting an important question: As she lives alone, how will she get to the grocery store, medical appointments or family visits? Her daughter contacted Holly Keenan at the nonprofit Lutheran Social Services… Continue Reading Mobility Managers Can Steer You Toward the Best Transportation Options

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A man riding in a trishaw pedaled by another man

A Bicycle Built for You?

Experiencing a disability, whether a physical one that limits mobility or a sensory one like vision loss, can affect the way we take part in outdoor recreation. But it doesn’t necessarily mean the end of a particular activity. Take bicycle riding, for example. In recent years, a few different forms of accessible cycling have emerged… Continue Reading A Bicycle Built for You?

Map of Blair Street Construction plan phase 1 approximately 2 weeks until April 1 2022

Road Construction Nearby

Please note that from March 21 until early November, a major street reconstruction project in downtown Madison is expected to cause significant traffic delays. The construction will affect many of the routes leading to our location, particularly those involving the major intersection connecting Blair Steet, Wilson Street, Williamson Street and John Nolen Drive. If you… Continue Reading Road Construction Nearby

Head shot of Wisconsin Transportation Secretary Craig Thompson

Excellence Award Recognizes WisDOT Secretary Craig Thompson’s Commitment to Transportation Equity

We’re a couple of months into 2022, but we’re not finished highlighting the contributions of our 2021 Excellence Award recipients. The Council’s Excellence Award for public policy recognizes a legislator or member of a state agency who champions our legislative priorities in transportation, employment, education, healthcare/long term care and civil rights. In 2021, we honored… Continue Reading Excellence Award Recognizes WisDOT Secretary Craig Thompson’s Commitment to Transportation Equity

Man with a white cane getting on a bus.

Mobility Managers Can Steer You Toward the Best Transportation Options

In a rural area in central Wisconsin, an elderly mother is slowly losing her vision. Her doctor has advised her to stop driving, prompting an important question: As she lives alone, how will she get to the grocery store, medical appointments or family visits? Her daughter contacted Holly Keenan at the nonprofit Lutheran Social Services… Continue Reading Mobility Managers Can Steer You Toward the Best Transportation Options