Transportation

Happy Forward Friday! Today’s focus is on transportation. If you’re interested in learning more on where the city is at concerning transportation: https://madison.com/ct/news/local/govt-and-politics/madison-to-begin-bus-rapid-transit-study/article_b3957fb3-16db-5146-a0b7-1f3be3abeaec.html

Fair and Equitable Madison

While Madison as a whole is thriving, there are still people left behind. Dane County and Madison’s inequality was detailed at length in 2013 Race to Equity report. Madison is a great place to live for most of our residents, but we also have some of the highest racial disparities in the United States. Here…

Flood Mitigation

One important concern is flooding.   Our neighborhoods were significantly impacted by the flash flooding and high lake levels caused by the Aug. 20 storm. Flooding has become a more common occurrence and given the impact of climate change, this situation is likely to get worse over time. The recent storm gave us all a wake-up…

Transportation

One theme I’ve heard repeatedly while talking with neighbors is a concern about the effect of development on our already overtaxed transportation system. In the coming years, many projects will be planned and implemented in and around the district, including reconstruction of parts of University Avenue and overdue street repaving. I would be sure to…

Engagement

An alder helps keep residents connected with city government and the city council. In my current role as alder (temporarily appointed by the Council), I have held regular office hours throughout the district to ensure that I fully understand residents’ concerns and to provide updates on the Council’s activities. In a full term, I would…