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Zoning for Urban Agriculture: The Politics of Institutionalizing Community Gardens in Madison, WI
The growing popularity of urban agriculture calls for the need for formal recognition in the Madison zoning code rewrite. To understand the politics of this process, we interviewed key actors: city planners and community ...
Business is Blooming: An Inquiry into the Development of the Dane County Farmers? Market and the Factors of its Success
The Dane County Farmers Market is a special part of our lives living in Madison, Wisconsin and we want to know, what trends in the region influenced the development of the Dane County Farmer's Market (DCFM) and what factors ...
Picnic in the Park: A Demographic Case Study of Brittingham Park
This case study examines the demographic composition, use patterns and perception of Brittingham Park patrons. In seeking to answer the research question who uses Brittingham Park and why, we used both quantitative and ...
Homeless Networks in Downtown Madison, Wisconsin
Many know that Madison, Wisconsin is a homeless-friendly city, but the question remains: does Madison have adequate resources to support its homeless community? Our research focuses specifically on the food and shelter ...
A Spatial and Social Analysis of Food Deserts and Community Gardens in Madison, Wisconsin
Food deserts, areas lacking nutritional food resources, are a critical problem facing modern urban areas. Our research analyzes the socio-spatial relationship between community gardens and food deserts in Madison. This ...
Perspectives of Locality in Madison, WI: Knowing Farmers, Food, and Fields of View
Wisconsin?s deep-rooted traditions of farming and activism fuse to form a unique and dynamic local food landscape. This comprehensive overview of local food landscapes explores alternative definitions of local food, describes ...
Lake Wingra: Changing Perceptions and Land-Use Decisions of Madison Wetlands
Madison, Wisconsin is characterized by the presence of the University of Wisconsin and the Wisconsin State Capitol. Surrounded by a beautiful chain of fresh water lakes, the scenic nature of Madison's surroundings have ...
The Distance Between Them: The Economic Geography of Students in Wisconsin
Urban economics is an extensive field with innumerable externalities that affect consumer spending. College communities create dynamic seasonal changes in demands and varying populations, offering a unique opportunity for ...
Madison Metro Rapid Transit Park & Ride Study: Exercising the potential of GIS to explore potential solutions to a temporal socio-environmental issue
Identify and map suitable locations for Park & Ride lots along the periphery of the city of Madison to serve as starting points for optimal express bus routes to-and-from event locations in downtown district. The conclusions ...
Bicycle Kiosk Locations in Madison, WI
Create a suitability map for bicycle-sharing kiosk locations, facilitating bicycle transportation and multi-modal short distance travel for a variety of users in Madison, WI.