November 26, 2022

WI Tomorrow: Workforce Transportation Context Resources

WORKFORCE TRANSPORTATION CONTEXT RESOURCES

VIDEO

Craig Thompson, Secretary
Wisconsin Department of Transportation 

“We’re going to have a lot more that needs to be done as we move forward and our continuing to have funding that is predictable and steady is what we really need to talk about because [the current funding capacity] is about to change.” 

 


Steve Baas, Executive Director
Wisconsin Transportation Builders Association

“It’s all economic development. Any strong economy, any strong state, is really built on two pillars…human infrastructure and physical infrastructure…and if you don’t have that..the economy, the state is going to fail.” 

 


David Noyce, Professor of Transportation Engineering; Executive Associate Dean; Director of the Traffic Operations and Safety Laboratory
UW Madison School of Engineering 

“Electric vehicles are here…When it comes to the infrastructure…we really don’t know yet, but we know its going to be different because we’re going to have a different way of operating under a different fuel type…” 

 


Robb Kahl, Executive Director
Construction Business Group

 


Wisconsin Business Coalition for Passenger Rail
Rick Sense, Green Bay Area Chamber of Commerce
Scott Rogers, Eau Claire Area Chamber of Commerce

 

Additional Resources from Presentation

- West Central Wisconsin Rail Coalition: The West Central Wisconsin Rail Coalition provides leadership and coordination to develop passenger rail service through west central Wisconsin as part of a regional strategy to ensure a balance transportation system necessary for long term sustainable economic growth. https://www.westwisconsinrail.org/

- Federal Rail Administration - https://railroads.dot.gov/

- Rick Sense contact information: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

- Scott Rogers contact information: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 


WEBSITES

1. WisDOT Connect 2050 - Connect 2050 is DoT’s statewide, comprehensive, long-term plan that identifies what they want to accomplish. https://www.wisdotplans.gov/connect2050

2. Connect Greater Madison Regional Transportation Plan: https://www.greatermadisonmpo.org/planning/RegionalTransportationPlan2050.cfm

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