Bicycling advocates are hoping to see a big financial boost for recreational trail development in Wisconsin.
That`s due to Democratic Gov. Tony Evers` proposed two-year state budget, which recommends spending about $18 million a year on trails. Most of that would be new money, from the federal bipartisan infrastructure law.
Typically, only about $7 million per year goes into Wisconsin walking and biking trails, under what`s called the Transportation Alternatives Program. The rest of a $17.5 million pot of transportation money is usually diverted to roads...
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