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Transportation Connects Us

Oct 5, 2022

The Flex Lane opened on the Madison Beltline (US 12/18) in July 2022 as one solution to ease backups and improve traffic flow on one of Wisconsin’s busiest highways. Preliminary data shows the Flex Lane is working. It’s improved travel times by 30% during the first two months of operation. WisDOT Secretary Craig Thompson, Dane County Sheriff Kalvin Barrett, Madison Region Economic Partnership President and CEO Jason Fields and a few Beltline drivers join our latest podcast to discuss how the Beltline improvements are benefitting drivers, alleviating congestion and how an improved Beltline can aid economic development throughout Dane County.