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Planetizen: Transit Activists Call on Wisconsin Leaders To Reject Car-Centric Planning

Planetizen: Transit Activists Call on Wisconsin Leaders To Reject Car-Centric Planning

Gregg was recently quoted on the Planetizen site:

Transit Activists Call on Wisconsin Leaders To Reject Car-Centric Planning

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Gregg May, transportation policy director for 1000 Friends of Wisconsin, agrees. “We have almost no state funding for walking and biking. We fund transit 10% less than we did in 2006 when adjusted for inflation and it’s created a system that is really inequitable.” Meanwhile, May argues, “[The] cost of car ownership is preventing a lot of people from getting jobs and the lack of transit access is harming our economic development.” May points to workers who suffer long, inconsistent commutes and employers who can’t find enough workers due to a lack of reliable transportation in the region.

Read the full article at: https://www.planetizen.com/news/2022/02/116105-transit-activists-call-wisconsin-leaders-reject-car-centric-planning