Transportation

City tests electric cargo bike

The city of Madison is testing an electric cargo bike from Madison-based Saris. The electric-assist cargo bike was developed for government work and can carry up to 660 pounds, not including the rider.

BCycle benefiting from cycling boom

Increased interest and ridership on traditional and e-bikes have caused the Waterloo-based bike-sharing system BCycle to see increases in specific markets from 20% to 186%.

Charging station additions at the heart of proposed ordinance

An ordinance to increase the number of electric vehicle charging stations is being considered by the Madison City Council, according to a report from the Wisconsin State Journal. The proposal would require qualifying commercial and residential buildings to have some…

U.S. Highway 14 project is complete

In addition to road resurfacing, the $3.8 million project improved nearly five miles of the highway by widening shoulders and installing new guard rails.

Airport travel down 87% from 2019

Dane County Regional Airport reported the total number of passengers getting on and off planes was down 87% in June compared to the same month in 2019.

DOT prepares for rail planning

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (DOT) has released details for the planning process for the Wisconsin Rail Plan 2050. The  plan will replace the 2030 plan as the statewide long-range rail transportation plan and will focus on freight rail, rail…

Madison receives $7M federal grant

The city of Madison has received a $7 million U.S. Federal Transit Administration Bus and Bus Facilities Grant to support acquisition of property for the creation of a satellite bus facility.

Looking for a career with upward mobility?

Madison College and Wisconsin Aviation are teaming up to offer a new fast-track program to become a professional pilot in just 21 months. The flexible program is meant for everyone, whether you’re in school, working, or thinking about a new career opportunity.

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