WI: Madison seeks to cut vehicle traffic and encourage development near public transit

As Madison grows, city officials are exploring new ways to decrease vehicle traffic and encourage development near public transit in ways that could impact where people live, work, drive and park.

Oct. 29—As Madison grows, city officials are exploring new ways to decrease vehicle traffic and encourage development near public transit in ways that could impact where people live, work, drive and park.

The city is considering traffic management requirements for development, adjustments to inner-city parking rules to prioritize spaces for residents, and a special zoning area along a planned East-West bus rapid transit route with traffic and parking rules and incentives for more intense development projects...

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Ken Notes: In the for what it is worth column, Madison need to focus on a more "business / tourist friendly" system. We have opportunities to create great systems in the city, and I have been writing about this for years. But we still have no Terrace to Terrace system for tourists, no airport to downtown system for business travelers, no BRT to the "burbs" no zero emission buses or trolleys, no system to use parking at the AEC and so much more we could do today...



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