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    • Implications of Madison's Cycling Policies for a Heterogeneous Population 

      Wells, Spencer; Trebilcock, Aubrey; Rollo, James; LaBissoniere, Bryan (2011)
      With the emerging importance of bicycling as a sustainable form of transportation, coupled with its health benefits enhancing quality of life, understanding the ways bicycle policy is being addressed by cities is crucial ...
    • In Search of a Sustainable Future Barriers to Organic Food Production in the Rock River Basin 

      Welcenbach, Tom; Margovsky, Serge; Kolstad, Dan (2009-12)
      Organic is fast becoming a buzzword on the lips of everyone from politicians and scientists to weekend grocery shoppers. Defining organic, however, is challenging without comparison to conventional production methods. ...
    • Junior Hockey in Madison, Wisconsin: Predicting the Capitols? Success 

      Proeber, Zach; Ziegler, Leonard III; Riley, Brin; McCallum, Jaron (2014-12)
      The Madison Capitols, located in Madison, Wisconsin, are a first year team in the United States Hockey League, the premier junior hockey league in the United States. In this paper, we analyze the Capitols? potential to be ...
    • Ladies of Langdon: the Safety and the Perception of Gendered Spaces 

      Ryan, Molly; Harding, Brooke; Burns, Emmy (2013-12-12)
      A popular downtown residential neighborhood in Madison, WI, Langdon Street is home to many of the University of Wisconsin's fraternity and sorority houses. This article examines how women's experiences on Langdon Street, ...
    • Lake Mendota: Tracking Nonpoint Phosphorus and Nitrogen Loading 

      Hrubecky, Jacob; Darlington, Robert; Sherer, Will; Franczyk, Xavier (2017)
      The research question focuses on the connection of land use and nonpoint nutrient loading, Phosphorus and Nitrogen, through testing water samples at Lake Mendota’s four river inputs. This project aims to trace the cause ...
    • Lake Wingra: Changing Perceptions and Land-Use Decisions of Madison Wetlands 

      Elmer, Holly; Bodden, Matthew; Perry, Rebecca; McLester, Caitlin (2011)
      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 ...
    • A Landscape of Student Experience 

      Albrecht, Maxwell; Kramer, Erik; Moe, Jacob; Oswald, Craig (2014-12)
      Students at the University of Wisconsin create meaningful places through their own experiences across the UW campus and Madison downtown. As students bring meaning to different campus spaces, campus spaces in turn, help ...
    • Landscapes of Change: Badger Army Ammunition and Sauk Prairie 

      Silverman, David R.; Crilley, Gabe M. (2009-05)
      A north-facing view from atop the Prairie du Sac dam affords a fleeting glimpse of something wholly different from the picturesque Lower Wisconsin Riverway (LWR) and its pastoral surroundings. For nearly 40 years the Badger ...
    • Long Ride to Fairness: Creating a Web Application to Measure Bike Equity 

      Walljasper, Soren (2017)
      This project attempts to design a web interface exploratory tool for users to analyze bike equity in the District of Columbia. Because of the many social perceptions and complexity of the issue we felt that it was necessary ...
    • Lowering the Lakes: the Environmental, Economic and Recreational Impacts of Returning Lake Mendota to Historical Levels 

      Alheid, Tyler; Colglazier, Zoey; Smale, Mike; Shifflet, Alex (2018-12-17)
      After extensive flooding in the Madison, Wisconsin area in August 2018, there have been calls by the public to permanently lower the largest body of water in the region, Lake Mendota, which has been artificially raised ...
    • Madison State of Mind: Demographics and Urban Form on State Street 

      Roberts, Dave; Puerling, Dan; Ludtke, Morgan; Baker, Will (2013-12)
      The 500 block of State Street, in downtown Madison, Wisconsin, is currently undergoing a radical landscape change through the construction of a new high rise apartment complex called ?The Hub?. This study seeks to discover ...
    • Madison's Fast Track? The Impacts of a Light Rail Transit System on Property Value in the Madison Area 

      Danzinger, Luke; Collins, Mary; Dickerson, Kristen (2009-12)
      Because there does appear to be a link between property value and proximity to the rail, we will study the different variables that influence change. It is important to understand this change because property value is ...
    • Madison's Urban Fire Regime 

      Cain, Jonathan; Schmelter, Michael (2013-12)
      This research looks at documented major fire incidents from 1855 to the present day, Madison, Wisconsin. It draws mostly upon primary sources including fire marshall reports, newspaper articles, and interviews from first ...
    • Microbreweries and Culture in the Greater Madison Area 

      Ross, Eli; Sterling, Chandler; Daniels, Evan (2009-12-17)
      In this study, we investigate how microbreweries serve a part of that neolocal ethic of the Madison area as they reflect and shape local meanings and attachments to place through experience and symbolism. People yearn for ...
    • Microbreweries and Place Marketing -? Madison, WI 

      Zickert, Kevin; Nathani, Rian; Englebert, Kevin (2014-12)
      Microbreweries have established themselves as providers of unique, high-quality beer in what has become a flourishing niche in the beer market. Over the course of recent decades they have set themselves apart from the mass ...
    • Milling the Future: Sustainable Forestry and Sawmill Operations in Northern Wisconsin 

      Powell, Holly; Poulos, Valerie; Ory, Tom; Berberet, Anna (2010-12)
      The logging and sawmill industries have played a crucial role in shaping the landscape, economy, and culture of northern Wisconsin. They proved to be an influential force behind the foundation of Wisconsin, influencing the ...
    • Milwaukee's History of Segregation and Development: a Biography of Four Neighborhoods 

      Paulson, Jessie; Wierschke, Meghan; Kim, Gabe Jun Ha (2016)
      Today, Milwaukee, Wisconsin is the most highly segregated city in the United States. Though many try to pinpoint who or what to blame, one cannot understand Milwaukee’s current or future without understanding the cities ...
    • Mobile Foodscapes: a Case Study of Food Carts on Madison's Isthmus 

      Prendergast, Olivia; Grosenick, Sam; Quinn, Chloe (2012-12)
      Our research investigates the food cart scene on Madison's Isthmus. City policies and regulations focus the density of food carts on Library Mall on the UW-Madison campus; however we emphasize in our narrative the social ...
    • Norwegian-American Cultural Landscapes in Dane County, Wisconsin: Changes through Time 

      Broman, Giso; Boldt, Helen; Smith, Patrick Winston; Puntney, Mandy (2010-12-14)
      Norwegian immigration to Dane County, Wisconsin began in the 1840s because of land availability and economic opportunities and accelerated by the 1870s, due to demographic changes. Norwegian immigrants formed communities ...
    • Online Communities: Interactions and PlaceMaking in a Virtual Environment 

      Rohn, AJ; Ripp, Morgan; Kutsch, Brandon; Gorski, Tyler (2014-12)
      We are studying placemaking online and how and why people participate in these communities. In our literature review we focus on the unique aspects of virtual space such as the varying degrees of anonymity, the disjoint ...