Madison leaders weigh in on how to avoid homelessness, housing, traffic problems of Seattle
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Madison leaders weigh in on how to avoid homelessness, housing, traffic problems of Seattle

Madison leaders weigh in on how to avoid homelessness, housing, traffic problems of Seattle

To prevent homelessness, high housing prices and traffic congestion — major problems Seattle is dealing with — Madison community leaders are stressing the importance of boosting housing density, expanding the city’s transit system and forming public-private partnerships.

Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway, Urban League of Greater Madison President and CEO Ruben Anthony and Exact Sciences Corp. CEO Kevin Conroy weighed in Saturday on what Madison needs to do to ensure the city’s housing stock and cost is affordable so people don’t become homeless, and how best to move residents around a continually growing metropolitan area.

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