Today transit riders, activists and transportation experts gathered to release a first-of-its-kind report, Arrive Together: Transportation Access and Equity in Wisconsin. The study shows how the transportation system is failing to meet people’s needs in communities across Wisconsin. Authors examined the effectiveness of public transit access to major employers and other areas of interest in nine cities and regions across Wisconsin, including in Madison.
The following speakers presented their perspectives at a press conference at 10:00 AM on October 23rd in Madison on the Capitol Square:
- Ashwat Narayanan, Transportation Policy Director, 1000 Friends of Wisconsin
- Denise Jess, Executive Director, Wisconsin Council of the Blind and Visually Impaired
- Marina Minic, UW Madison Sophomore and WISPIRG Volunteer