Residents raised issues with the noise and questioned whether there is any proof of their effectiveness in increasing safety. Some also said they’re avoiding riding the bus because of the noise.
Report: U. of Wisconsin students choose to walk
The University of Wisconsin's 2014 biennial transportation survey report released last month found that in good weather 49% of students opted to walk to class, 22% chose to bike and 18% elected to take the bus. The report also found that about one-fifth of students currently use Madison Metro on a given day.