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Downtown News

Downtown Holiday Open House: Nov. 27-28
The Downtown Madison Holiday Open House is taking place on Friday and Saturday, November 27-28 on State Street and the Capitol Square and will feature holiday fun and great shopping! The Open House will go from 9:30am – 4pm both days and will include family shows and activities, trolley rides and welcome bags, pictures with Santa, as well as special offers and refreshments from participating downtown merchants. The event is brought to you by Madison's Central BID. For more details, click here.

Input Sought on Draft Bicycle Transportation Plan
The Madison Area Transportation Planning Board (MATPB) is preparing a new Bicycle Transportation Plan for the Madison Metropolitan Area & Dane County. MATPB staff have prepared draft policy and facility recommendations and will be gathering input throughout the spring and summer of 2015. To learn more about the Plan, visit the plan website. There you can find draft recommendations and maps as well as provide input through an interactive mapping tool.

Madison in Motion: Transportation Master Plan
The City of Madison is in the process of developing the Madison in Motion: Sustainable Madison Transportation Master Plan. The purpose of the plan will be to guide transportation decisions in Madison, in order to help make Madison a more walkable, bikeable and transit-oriented city. To learn more about the plan, upcoming meetings and to provide input, click here.

Downtown Road Construction Projects
Many road construction projects are currently taking place or are in the planning process for downtown Madison. For detailed updates and information on some of these road construction projects, visit the Madison's Central BID website at
New startup hub @1403 opening in heart of UW-Madison campus
Posted: November 24, 2015

One of three developers confirms continued interest in Judge Doyle Square
Posted: November 20, 2015

Madison's Judge Doyle Square has seen several iterations over 10 years. What will finally click?
Posted: November 18, 2015

Madison one of five platinum-level Bicycle Friendly Communities
Posted: November 16, 2015

Waiting for a bus station
Posted: November 5, 2015

MATC still pursuing plan to sell Downtown campus, grow on South Side
Posted: October 28, 2015

Inn on the Park renovation underway, name will change to Park Hotel
Posted: October 27, 2015

Building permits show little slowdown for Madison apartment projects
Posted: October 22, 2015
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