Smart Growth America has profiled Wisconsin’s transportation spending and made a series of recommendations for Wisconsin for Smart Transportation investments in the state. Former Maryland Governor Parris Glendening submitted the report which links investments in transit to growth in the economy to Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker. Highlights of the report include: Spending more on repair
From Smart Growth America Updated with latest numbers released 2/9/10 covering up to 12/31/09. The latest data on stimulus spending show that funds spent on public transportation were a more effective job creator than stimulus funds spent on highways. Through the end of 2009, American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) investments in public transportation produced
Obesity Trends 2009 Wisconsinites drive more than twice as much per capita as they did in 1970. Our driving habits have transformed our landscape in ways that were unthinkable a generation ago. Our driving has also changed our bodies. As we drive more and walk less, we have gained weight and increased our health risks.
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