Urban Milwaukee

June 8, 2016, 12pm PDT
The proposed East-West Bus Rapid Transit project has already built the political support that doomed a previous attempt at light rail along the corridor.
Urban Milwaukee
March 31, 2016, 5am PDT
A new website and a pair of public meetings kick off the planning process for an East-West bus rapid transit (BRT) route in Milwaukee County.
Urban Milwaukee
January 12, 2016, 1pm PST
Though the governor's office remains staunchly opposed to new taxes, the Wisconsin State Legislature is searching for politically viable ways to fund transportation infrastructure improvements at the local level.
Urban Milwaukee
November 16, 2015, 5am PST
Wisconsin legislators have voted to continue steep borrowing to pay for needed road repairs, while calls to increase the state’s gas tax grow louder.
Urban Milwaukee
July 29, 2015, 8am PDT
An op-ed argues that regional transportation oversight enable the region surrounding Milwaukee to better attract new business.
Urban Milwaukee
July 21, 2015, 2pm PDT
Approval for a $250 million public funding package—split between state, county, and local authorities—is all but assured.
Urban Milwaukee
June 23, 2015, 9am PDT
The 13th aldermanic district, located on the southeast side of Milwaukee, is working hard to back up its claim as the city's "Garden District."
Urban Milwaukee
April 18, 2015, 11am PDT
Buses in the Milwaukee County Transit System now reach 1,300 fewer employers than it did in 2001 thanks to state budget cuts.
Urban Milwaukee
April 16, 2015, 1pm PDT
A local alderman makes the case for a one percent sales tax dedicated to providing public funding for a new stadium to house the Milwaukee Bucks.
Urban Milwaukee
March 20, 2014, 1pm PDT
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.
Urban Milwaukee
April 29, 2012, 11am PDT
Forget for a minute what the answer to that question may be, and focus first on why the two ideas are associated with each other. As Dave Reid explains, it's no accident, but rather the result of a relentless marketing scheme by the auto industry.
Urban Milwaukee
December 1, 2011, 2pm PST
In Milwaukee, a new express service will operate on three new routes which will begin service on January 29th, 2012. In addition to the new service, MCTS is restructuring a number of other routes, and creating new routes as well.
Urban Milwaukee
November 3, 2011, 12pm PDT
The Milwaukee County Transit System had planned to reduce service due to a reduction in state aid in 2012. According to Jeramey Jannene, "with some last minute creative planning, they were able to avoid many cuts thanks to the use of CMAQ funds."
Urban Milwaukee