Milwaukee Open Streets Program

Organization: Wisconsin Bicycle Federation

Year: 2014

Amount: $7,500

Status: Grant awarded

Type: Advocacy

Address: Milwaukee, WI

Milwaukee is joining the long list of cities celebrating bicycling with open streets days – where streets are temporarily closed to motor vehicles – by planning at least three events for summer and fall of 2015. The Wisconsin Bike Federation has partnered with NEWaukee, the Cesar E. Chavez Business Improvement District, Clarke Square Neighborhood Initiative, Journey House, the City and other community organizations, using this grant award to match more $25,000 in additional commitments.