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The Community Transportation Academy is coming to Stevens Point!

1000 Friends of Wisconsin is excited to announce the Community Transportation Academy, coming to Stevens Point in Fall 2023! The first Academy in La Crosse was a big success, and we are thrilled to offer it again in Stevens Point.

What: FREE ten-week course that helps bridge the gap between community advocates and transportation planning entities, and provides community members with skills and knowledge to advocate for safe and accessible transportation networks that work for everyone. Learn about transportation plans and processes, interact with local and national experts invited as guest speakers, take local tours, connect with other participants, and more.

When: Wednesdays from 4-6pm, September 6 - November 8, 2023

Where: 4 in-person sessions in Stevens Point, 6 virtual sessions via Zoom, plus online participation and engagement.

Who: Community members, local elected leaders, city and county staff, and college students in the Stevens Point area who are interested in learning more about local transportation to be a better advocate! No previous knowledge or experience required.

How: Visit to read more on the 1000 Friends website and apply.* Questions? Email Susan Gaeddert, Community Programs Director, at

*Applications close August 14, 2023.

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