June 2018 News & JFI Update  6/29/2018
Just Fix It Update
Rough Road Tour Continues in Eau Claire and Marathon Counties

The Rough Road Tour bumped through parts of Eau Claire and Chippewa Counties on June 12 and Marathon County on June 27.

Both tours were well attended by local and state officials as well as candidates for office.

The goal of the Rough Road Tour is to bring attention to the condition of Wisconsin transportation infrastructure, which includes state and local roads and bridges, and the impact on local communities.

Case Studies

Media Coverage
Spending Problem or Revenue Problem?

Much of the transportation debate in the Capitol over the past two years has focused on whether Wisconsin has a “spending problem” or a “revenue problem.” But, for average Wisconsin commuters, they have a car repair bill problem or a stuck in traffic problem.

So, it is time to move beyond the rhetoric and acknowledge some basic truths about Wisconsin’s current level of transportation funding.

Other News
AAA Predicts New Independence Day Holiday Travel Record

A record-breaking 46.9 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more away from home this Independence Day holiday, a 5 percent increase from last year and the most travelers for the holiday since  AAA began tracking 18 years ago.

Over 1 million Wisconsinites will travel during the holiday weekend, 6 percent more than last year.

Drivers are likely to experience the worst congestion over the holiday week on Tuesday, July 3 in the late afternoon – as commuters leave work early and mix with holiday travelers. Read more

Safe travels!
Association News
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  • 2018 fall forums: September & October (to be announced)
  • 2018 Annual Meeting: Wednesday, November 14