Route of the Badger, Project Manager | Rails-to-Trails Conservancy
In this episode, David sits down with Willie Karidis, Project Manager for Route of the Badger, a Rails-to-Trails initiative. We learn about Willie's time in Alaska, where his passion for trails all began, and discuss the Route of the Badger, a 700-mile-plus regional trail system that connects people across greater Milwaukee.
Willie has devoted his life to trails. A native of Milwaukee, Willie spent the better part of 30 years in Alaska which included working for Denali National Park and as COO for Iditarod.
He has since returned home to Milwaukee and is currently the Project Manager for Route of the Badger, a Rails to Trails initiative centered around a world-class, 700-mile-plus regional trail system that connects people across greater Milwaukee. Core to the vision of Route of the Badger is the 30thStreet Corridor that runs directly behind Good City’s new building at Century City.