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Madison's Central BID's Live & Local!
As part of their upcoming event series "Summer In Your City", Madison’s Central BID is proud to present Live & Local, a FREE outdoor concert series that will highlight various local bands in the heart of downtown Madison. Live & Local will take place every Thursday through September from 5-7pm in Lisa Link Peace Park. For the complete list of events be sure to check out the BID’s Facebook page here!

City of Madison Retail Improvement Grant
The City of Madison has approved a TIF Grant program through the Office of Business Resources that will provide funding for improvements to retail spaces within the central downtown area. As the City of Madison, residents, business owners and development community continue to invest in creating a vibrant downtown they recognize the need to invest in the independent retailers in the downtown area to make sure we continue to maintain the independent flavor that makes Madison special. For more information, click here.

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
Post-revamp, Downtown fire station brings 'the crews back together'
Posted: May 20, 2016

Madison tops Midwestern cities for bicycle commuters, ranks 7th in nation
Posted: May 16, 2016

Evolution of downtown Madison's business mix worries some, while others see a bright future
Posted: May 10, 2016

Citing racial disparities, MATC board votes to lease downtown facility, expand in south Madison
Posted: May 5, 2016

City Council supports more Downtown activities with $64,000
Posted: May 4, 2016

Madison Metro Transit to lease additional storage space, apply for federal grant
Posted: April 28, 2016

Madison City Council chooses Beitler's $170 million Judge Doyle Square proposal
Posted: April 20, 2016
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