Milwaukee

Many people know Milwaukee as the Algonquin translation for “The Good Land.” But unfortunate changes in the water table underneath the city now make Milwaukee the sinking city. Experts disagree why.
Mar 20, 2014   Urban Milwaukee
Suburban Waukesha seeks to be the first city to pipe water from the Great Lakes since the 2008 Great Lakes Pact. But will approval just mean more sprawl in a sprawling region?
Jan 28, 2011   Streetsblog Capitol Hill
While Gov. Walker's rejection of $810 million of federal stimulus funds for the Milwaukee-Madison rail upgrade has received much publicity, he has not ruled out using funds to upgrade the existing Milwaukee-Chicago Hiawatha Line pushed by businesses.
Jan 19, 2011   Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel.
Protesters in Wisconsin are trying to reverse governor-elect Scott Walker's opposition to stimulus-funding for high speed rail projects -- $810 million that the government would have paid the state.
Dec 16, 2010   Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
The fate of a proposed high speed rail corridor between Chicago and Milwaukee remains uncertain, but if plans do go ahead, Madison may be left out.
Nov 30, 2010   Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Participation rates for the 2010 Census have been released, and the national average of 74% matches that of the previous Census in 2000.
Oct 27, 2010   The New Republic
A gubernatorial candidate in Wisconsin has made a campaign pledge to turn down federal money intended to build a high speed rail route connecting Milwaukee and Wisconsin. But some say he won't be able to do it.
Sep 29, 2010   The Capital Times
Andrew Knee calls Milwaukee a "walker's paradise," saying that the city has completely changed from a decade ago into a walkable network of neighborhoods.
Jul 19, 2010   UrbanOut
Planners in Milwaukee have announced a slate of plaza and public space improvement projects that they hope will help catalyze urban regeneration in the city.
Jul 2, 2010   Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel
Vincent Valk looks at the dogged pursuit by cities for new college graduates, and asks if that strategy really pays off in the end.
Jun 28, 2010   Next American City
Wisconsin looks back at tens years with a smart growth law in effect, with most critics calling it a success with some room for improvement.
May 10, 2010   Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal-Sentinel