Oil Prices Plunge, First Signs Of Spring, State Transportation Grants

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Highways in Milwaukee
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The state Department of Transportation is awarding $75 million in transportation grants for work on highways, bike lanes, and more. We talk about the needs most likely to be met. We also look at the drastic drop in oil prices worldwide. And we ask what you consider the first sign of Spring.

Featured in this Show

  • A Look At What's Going On With Oil Prices

    Oil prices have dropped worldwide amid a dispute between two of the world’s largest oil producers: Saudi Arabia and Russia. We talk to a Midwestern energy analyst about what it means for consumers, and the effect it could have on Wisconsin’s frac sand industry.

  • What's Your First Sign Of Spring?

    What do you consider the first sign of Spring? Whether it’s a certain flower, animal, sporting event, or festival, Central Time wants to know!

    Let us know by commenting here, email us at ideas@wpr.org, or tweet us a@CentralTimeWPR.

  • Bike Paths Versus Roads?: Discussing Governor Evers' Multimodal Grants

    Last week, Governor Tony Evers announced $75 million in grants for more than 150 transportation projects for counties around the state. We discuss where the money is being spent, and how far it goes to actually improve Wisconsin transit problems.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Jim Ritterbusch Guest
  • Dan Fedderly Guest