Fixing Wisconsin’s bike trails, New research on payday loans

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First, we speak with two bike trail managers about maintenance and riding tips. Then, we learn how payday loan fees and interest rates affect low-income families in Wisconsin.

Featured in this Show

  • Riding Wisconsin's bike trails

    Wisconsin cyclists have over 108,000 miles of roads and trails to ride, according to the State Cartographer’s Office. We talk with Stevens Point’s Green Circle Trail board president and Dane County’s senior landscape architect on what to know before hitting the trail.

  • Wisconsinites face some of the highest fees in US on payday loans

    A new report from The Pew Charitable Trusts found that Wisconsinites pay some of the highest fees and interest rates in the nation on short-term payday loans. We learn what people can afford and whether financial accessibility is helping or hurting low-income families.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Royce Podeszwa Producer
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Chris James Guest
  • Joel Lemke Guest
  • Alex Horowitz Guest

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