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Transportation Matters

with Craig Thompson

03/06/18

Wisconsin's roads crumble while difficult decisions are delayed

There are precious few legislators from either house who don’t express, in clear terms, that Wisconsin’s current transportation revenue is inadequate to meet current needs, but in the end nothing changes.

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01/09/18

2017 was not a great year for transportation funding in Wisconsin

Now that 2017 is in the rearview mirror, it is time to look back on what was a wild ride when it came to transportation funding in the state of Wisconsin. Google Maps could not possibly have mapped this route.

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11/07/17

Is it possible even Foxconn isn't enough to finally get North-South Corridor finished?

For years I have read surveys conducted by national site selection magazines that regularly ask CEOs across the country to rank factors for choosing where to locate, and “access to highways” is consistently the most important or second most important factor.

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10/17/17

Punting on transportation funding leads state down rough road

It took less than 10 days after enactment of the state budget for the first transportation casualty to surface.

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06/01/17

Recalling the transportation and economic lessons of Tommy Thompson

There is a noteworthy project going on right now to celebrate and, more importantly, learn from the 14-year term of Governor Tommy G. Thompson.

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Craig Thomspon is the executive director of the Transportation Development Association of Wisconsin. Founded in 1971, the Transportation Development Association of Wisconsin promotes the vitality and safety of the state's transportation system, including public transit systems, public-use and general-aviation airports, railroads, commercial ports, and roads. Thompson also serves as secretary for the referendum committee Vote Yes for Transportation. www.TDAwisconsin.org and www.VoteYesforTransportation.com.

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