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Site Updated July 17, 2014 4:59 PM
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Upcoming Meetings

Waubesa Wetlands in Context

Professor Cal DeWitt from the UW-Madison's Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies recently gave a presentation to the Capital Area Regional Planning Commission on the scientific context of the Waubesa Wetlands.


Download a copy of the presentation here [19.6 MB]


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Regional View Newsletter The June 2014 Newsletter of the CARPC is available to view online here.

Past editions can be found here.


Ecologic Limits of Hydrologic Alterations (ELOHA)—Final Report Available

ELOHA provides a methodology and tools to understand the tradeoffs between human activities on the landscape and resulting ecological degradation. Applications of the ELOHA framework in the region will help to inform decision-makers and stakeholders about the ecological consequences of flow alteration, as well as promote regional environmental flow strategies for protecting and restoring water resource conditions.

Final Report [7.1 MB] Appendices [4.1 MB]

Davis

At the June 12, CARPC meeting, Professor Moris Davis, Ph D. from the Department of Real Estate and Urban Land Economics, Wisconsin School of Business, University of Wisconsin-Madison presented his analysis on development trends. View presentation slides.


Tour

July 23rd – 26th

Join community leaders, sustainability practitioners and firesouls in an exploration of Chequamegon and its people. Participate in an inspiring, affordable tour including study visits, seminars, cultural events and open forums to learn about the progress and challenges of Wisconsin’s most active eco-municipality region.

For detail information visit - http://tinyurl.com/m2ymkzt
To register visit - http://tinyurl.com/moqcoas


Fair Housing Equity Assessment--Draft Report Available for Public Review

The Fair Housing Equity Assessment (FHEA) explores the distribution of opportunities, and barriers to opportunities in Dane County, or the Madison, Wisconsin region.

The FHEA was created by the Capital Region Sustainable
Communities (CRSC) to advance a CRSC priority challenge: ensuring equitable access to opportunity for all.


Madison Area Ranks First Among Mid-Size Regions in Containing Sprawl Balancing jobs and housing. Vibrant activity centers. Walkable streets. Efficient development. According to a new report on the impacts of urban development patterns, the Madison metro area ranks first among mid-sized region in the U.S. in achieving these outcomes. See Press Release

SprawlMeasuring Sprawl 2014

This report analyzes development patterns in 221 metropolitan areas and 994 counties in the United States as of 2010, looking to see which communities are more compact and connected and which are more sprawling. Researchers used four primary factors—residential and employment density; neighborhood mix of homes, jobs and services; strength of activity centers and downtowns; and accessibility of the street network—to evaluate development in these areas and assign a Sprawl Index score to each. This report includes a list of the most compact and most sprawling metro areas in the country. View Summary Report
View Full Report


2013 Building Permit Data Available The 2013 residential building permit data is available for Cities, Villages and Towns in Dane County. For more information click here.
Market StudyDane County Market Demand Study:
Bus Rapid Transit & Other Local Investments in Walkable Transit-Supportive Communities

 


Fitchburg Neighborhood Presentation City of Fitchburg staff made a preliminary staff presentation to the Commission at its August 8 meeting on the Northeast Neighborhood and North Stoner Prairie Neighborhood urban service area amendment request. The presentation may be viewed here.


Economic Modeling Tool Available emsiThe Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) and the Capital Area Regional Planning Commission (CARPC) have joined together to provide economic information to municipal governments, economic development agencies, chambers of commerce, and business associations in Dane, Dodge, Sauk, Columbia, Jefferson and Rock counties.
See more information Example Economy Overview reports for each of the six counties can be viewed below:


The CARPC generally meets the second Thursday of the month.

A printable calendar of 2014 Commission meetings is available here.

An archive of past meeting materials is available here.


July 10, 2014
Meeting of the CARPC

7:00 p.m.
210 MLK Jr. Blvd., Room 351
Agenda
Packet

July 10, 2014
Meeting of the Executive Committee of the CARPC

6:00 p.m.
210 MLK Jr. Blvd., Room 351
Packet

Public Hearing Notices

None at this time