Tag: Transportation

New Funding Available for Wisconsin Transportation Projects

Wisconsin’s transportation system is getting a welcome funding boost: $75 million for qualifying projects, with as little as 10% local funding. Here’s what you need to know about the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) Multimodal Local Supplement (MLS) program for transportation improvements. Who is Eligible to Apply for MLS Funds? Local units of government with… Read More »

What’s a Mini Roundabout, and Why Is It Effective?

One type of roundabout design starting to gain traction in the United States is the mini roundabout, which features a reduced diameter (50 to 90 feet) with a traversable central island, allowing buses and trucks to travel over the top of it. Passenger vehicles are expected to use the circular roadway around the central island.Read More »

Engineers Make It Happen – Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

By Disa Wahlstrand, PE, LEED AP There’s a saying: “The optimist sees the glass as half full. The pessimist sees the glass as half empty. The engineer sees the glass as twice as big as it needs to be.” If you are an engineer or know one, you probably just nodded and maybe laughed! This… Read More »