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February 06, 2017 | Transit Center Blog

Today’s conversation about “smart cities” is driven by buzzwords like ‘big data’ and ‘internet of things’ that veil how vague their promises are. The February 6, 2017 TransitCenter blog posts mentions State Smart Transportation Initiative (SSTI) Sacramento, CA project. Full post HERE.

January 31, 2017 | Milwaukee Public Radio - WUWM
For more than a decade, the level of racial disparity in Wisconsin has been a serious concern. Whether it’s education, income or general quality of life, black Wisconsinites continue to do worse than their white counterparts. Read MORE.
January 24, 2017 | On Common Ground

Eric Sundquist, Managing Director SSTI, is interviewed for On Common Ground, Winter 2017 on VMT - Vehicle Miles Traveled.


Are Americans driving more or less? Does the increased popularity of walkable neighborhoods have a significant effect on driving? Or are our roads handling more traffic than ever? The measurement Vehicle Miles Traveled (VMT) helps to gauge trends in driving. VMT is tracked by the Federal Highway Administration, and data is released on a monthly basis. Read MORE.

January 17, 2017 | WisCONTEXT
The status of Wisconsin's economy as 2017 begins offers convincing fodder for just about any narrative about jobs in the state, as long as it's either buoyant and sunny or frustrated and pessimistic. That difference exists, in part, because Wisconsin's recovery from the Great Recession is genuinely mixed, as University of Wisconsin-Madison economist and Center on Wisconsin Strategy associate director Laura Dresser explained in a Jan. 13, 2017 interview on Wisconsin Public Television's Here And Now. Read MORE.
January 16, 2017 |
When it comes to disparities between black and white communities, Wisconsin is considered one of the worst states in the nation for racial inequality, according to a report released this month by COWS. The original report was published in 2013 but has been updated with data from 2016. Read MORE.
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