Tag Archives: Hoan Bridge Bike Path

All for one and one for all

More than 2.5 million people ride bicycles every year in Wisconsin, so why is it that I have to say this? It is a fact, investments in bicycling are good for you, good for your community and good for the … Continue reading

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Put a bike path on the Hoan and the world won’t stop turning

The current maintenance work that has one northbound and two southbound lanes shut down on the Hoan Bridge is just a band-aid to keep it open until it is re-decked in 2013. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel recently reported that the “Hoan Bridge is poised … Continue reading

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Bike and Peds on the Hoan: it’s the law.

If the Wisconsin DOT wants to use federal funds for the project, they may have to allow bicycles and pedestrians on the Hoan Bridge.  In 2010 the Federal Highway Administration released a general policy statement on including bicycle and pedestrian accomodations … Continue reading

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The Hoan Repair: A conservative evaluation

A real conservative starts any discussion about a very expensive proposed public project with a few questions: First, how much will it cost? Second, how will we pay for it? In trying to answer those questions about the planned refurbishment of the Hoan Bridge, the … Continue reading

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