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UW Warns Of Weekend Traffic

UW Warns Of Weekend Traffic

Thousands of University of Wisconsin-Madison students are moving out of their residence halls this week.

The southeast area of campus will be busy on Friday, May 13 through Sunday, May 15, when there will be five commencement ceremonies at the Kohl Center and move-out taking place at Ogg, Sellery and Witte halls.

University Housing is asking motorists to avoid the area if possible.

To reduce traffic congestion in the vicinity of the Kohl Center, a complimentary shuttle bus service will be available to transport commencement participants and their guests from the engineering campus and Camp Randall Stadium to and from the Kohl Center.

The shuttle will provide service every 10 to 15 minutes from 3:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Friday, May 13, and from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 14, and Sunday, May 15.

City Announces Road Closure On North Butler

City Announces Road Closure On North Butler

The 300 block of North Butler Street will be closed to through traffic between East Johnson Street and East Gorham Street for utility installation and testing, starting Monday, May 16 through Friday, May 20.  

Sidewalk access and local traffic access will be maintained at all times.

Motorists are encouraged to use different routes to avoid delay during this project. 

City Seeks Input About Future Pedestrian, Biking Projects

City Seeks Input About Future Pedestrian, Biking Projects

The Madison Pedestrian Bicycle Motor Vehicle Commission will hold a public hearing to receive comments on potential pedestrian and bicycle projects the city should consider undertaking in the 2012-2014 Capital Budget.

The commission will look ways to increase opportunities for walking and bicycling in Madison after the public hears.

The intent of the public hearing is to hear suggestions for new capital construction projects.  

Please note that concerns about routine maintenance and operational issues can be directed to the appropriate agency or the city’s Report-a-Problem webpage http://www.cityofmadison.com/reportaproblem.

The hearing will be held at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, May 24 in room 260 of the Madison Municipal Building located at 215 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.

Portion Of South Pinckney To Close Monday

Portion Of South Pinckney To Close Monday

The 100 block of South Pinckney Street will be closed to through traffic between East Main Street and East Doty Street on Monday, April 25, according to city of Madison officials.

They said the road closure is in place to allow for a crane to be erected.  

Sidewalk to business will be maintained at all times. Motorists are encouraged to use different routes to avoid delay during the project.

 

Metro Bus To Host Service Input Session On UW Campus

Metro Bus To Host Service Input Session On UW Campus

Metro Transit staff will hold a service input session on Tuesday, April 26 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Union South to present and discuss proposed service changes on the University of Wisconsin campus.

Check mymetrobus.com/UW or "Today in the Union" for a room number closer to the meeting date.

Proposed adjustments are to address changing ridership patterns on campus. Materials describing these changes will be available soon.

If you would like to submit comments, please attend the input session or email mymetrobus@cityofmadison.com. All comments will be reviewed before final changes are designed.

Update: Regular Bus Service Will Not Return To Capitol Square

Update: Regular Bus Service Will Not Return To Capitol Square

Metro bus officials had decided to return the regular service operation plans on the Capitol Square starting on Saturday, April 9, but that decision has been postponed.

Officials rerouted buses that used the Capitol Square loop during the protesting over Gov. Scott Walker's budget repair bill.

A partial detour has been in place on Saturdays for the past several weeks.

200 Block Off North Lake To Be Closed

200 Block Off North Lake To Be Closed

On Tuesday and Wednesday, March 29-30, the 200 block of North Lake Street will be closed to through traffic between West Johnson Street and West Dayton Street, due to an underground utility installation project. 

Motorists are encouraged to use different routes to avoid delay during this project.