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FHWA ADA Basics Class – Register now

Register here – FHWA ADA Basics Class

This two-hour basic ADA class, led by Patrick Gomez of the FHWA Resource Center, answers many of the frequently asked ADA/504 questions, and lays a solid foundation regarding State & Local Government responsibilities, including:

  • Standards in the pedestrian environment,
  • Standards for buildings and on-site facilities,
  • The current status of PROWAG, – ADAAG v. PROWAG,
  • Construction tolerances, and
  • Technical infeasibility.

The substantive portion of the class is dedicated to Laws, Regulations, and Pedestrian Characteristics/Environment (this includes self-evaluations, transition plans, and the DOJ-DOT Joint Technical Assistance on the Title II of the ADA Requirements to Provide Curb Ramps when Streets, Roads, or Highways are Altered through Resurfacing).

Target Audience: Local staff, advocates, and policymakers.

Presented by the FHWA Resource Center, and hosted by the Greater Madison MPO and East Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission (ECWRPC)

RFP – Northeast Wisconsin Intermodal Freight Facility Study – Phase 2

ECWRPC is issuing this “Request for Proposals” (RFP) to begin Phase 2 of the Northeast Intermodal Freight Facility Study. Between the fall of 2020 and May of 2022, ECWRPC worked with the Brown County Planning Commission/Green Bay MPO, Port of Green Bay, New North, Inc., private consulting firms, and a steering committee to develop anContinue Reading

RFP – Oshkosh MPO Electric Vehicle (EV) Readiness Plan

East Central WI Regional Planning Commission (ECWRPC) is issuing this “Request for Proposals” (RFP) to secure a consultant that will be tasked with providing the Oshkosh MPO with an Electric Vehicle (EV) Readiness Plan. The goal of this project is to make the Oshkosh MPO Plug-In Electric Vehicle (PEV) ready by developing a plan that providesContinue Reading

Public Review – Fox Cities 2040 Sewer Service Area Plan

NOTICE OF PUBLIC COMMENT and PUBLIC HEARING FOX CITIES 2040 SEWER SERVICE AREA PLAN UPDATE The East Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission (ECWRPC), as a contracted agency of the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR), is the Areawide Coordinating Agency under Wisconsin’s Areawide Water Quality Management Planning Program, and is therefore responsible for preparing, maintaining,Continue Reading

High Cliff Connection Plan

East Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission (ECWRPC), in partnership with municipalities in the Fox Cities, completed a study for a new pedestrian / bicycle route along the northern edge of Lake Winnebago, linking communities to High Cliff State Park. The study considered accessibility, route types, land impacts, intersection crossings, amenities, and links to existing trailContinue Reading

We’re Hiring! Principal Planner – Transportation

Principal Planner – Transportation Applications Application Deadline: Open until filled (applications will be reviewed as they are received) Interested applicants should submit an employment application, cover letter, and a resume to: Leann Buboltz Administrative Coordinator Subject Line: Principal Planner Position A confirmation email will be sent upon receipt of application materials. Please save the employmentContinue Reading

RFP – Valley Transit Ridership and Fare Payment Surveys and Neenah Transfer Center Study

East Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission (ECWRPC) is issuing this Request for Proposals (RFP) to: 1. Conduct a Valley Transit Ridership Survey and Fare Payment Survey, and 2. Complete a Neenah Transit Transfer Center Study. The purpose of this project is two-fold. The first part of this study includes the development, marketing, leading data collectionContinue Reading

Learn More About Our Engagement Efforts

We want you to be involved! We also want you to WANT to be involved and feel valued. Community engagement is an essential part of any transportation project at East Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission (ECWRPC). Good community engagement can help residents advocate for what they need, understand why projects are happening, and improve safetyContinue Reading

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