Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

February 19, 2015, 7am PST
Wisconsin state transportation officials have settled on a plan to expand the I-94 freeway in Milwaukee—instead of building a double deck freeway through a cemetery the plan is too widen the freeway without disturbing an human remains.
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February 3, 2015, 10am PST
Walker had supported increasing the gas tax and user fees last November, but now that he's being taken as a serious contender for the Republican nomination for president, he's changed his transportation funding preference to increased bonding.
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January 28, 2015, 10am PST
Milwaukee Alderman Joe Dudzik's arguments in opposition to a proposed streetcar project have been heard before.
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November 23, 2014, 6am PST
Gov. Scott Walker's transportation secretary is proposing a four-part tax, fee, and transfer plan to raise $750 million over the next two years. It would lower the gas tax while adding a wholesale sales tax and charge EVs and hybrids an annual fee.
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August 2, 2013, 6am PDT
Over the past 14 years, Lake Michigan and Lake Huron have experienced an unprecedented drop in water levels, and many fear they won't be coming back. In a multi-part series the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel explores the causes and implications.
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December 16, 2010, 9am PST
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.
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November 30, 2010, 7am PST
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.
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February 28, 2009, 1pm PST
The Midwest has high hopes on capturing a big chunk of the federal stimulus money directed towards high speed rail projects.
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May 19, 2008, 12pm PDT
<p>To deal with the problem of vacant big-box stores that have proliferated across the country, one Milwaukee suburb is levying a fee on developers to help pay for demolition. Other cities are exploring similar options.</p>
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May 12, 2008, 1pm PDT
<p>Light rail vehicles aren't as green one might think, and cities that really want to lower carbon emissions might want to take a harder look at new hybrid-electric buses, argues a recent column.</p>
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January 1, 2008, 11am PST
<p>Condo developers in Milwaukee are responding to the slowdown in the housing market by slowing down development.</p>
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November 20, 2007, 6am PST
<p>A measure that would have increased funding for Milwaukee-area commuter transit was recently voted down, fueling a push for neighboring cities to break away and form their own transit agencies.</p>
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September 5, 2007, 11am PDT
<p>The state of Wisconsin has plans to use $4 million in federal transportation grants to encourage students to walk or bike to school. Much of the work will focus on improving road conditions to convince parents that walking or biking is safe.</p>
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
August 14, 2007, 5am PDT
<p>City and county officials in Milwaukee are reviving efforts to create a regional transportation system. But officials are moving ahead cautiously to avoid the mistakes that halted similar plans in the past.</p>
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May 13, 2007, 1pm PDT
<p>A recent editorial defends the City of Milwaukee's slow pace regarding the redevelopment of the Park East corridor -- a prime area of downtown real estate reclaimed from a demolished freeway spur.</p>
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
March 26, 2007, 1pm PDT
<p>Legislation up for consideration in Wisconsin looks to make it easier for towns in the state to legally change their municipal status to avoid being annexed. The bill hopes to reduce the amount of cross-town border disputes incited by annexations.</p>
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
December 21, 2006, 7am PST
<p>The wide range of housing prices in a Milwaukee suburb -- offering affordability for all -- is no accident.</p>
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
December 14, 2006, 7am PST
<p>The new site, the latest in a growing number of online tools used to cultivate investment, allows companies to research demographics, find vacant parcels, and identify business assistance programs.</p>
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
August 16, 2006, 11am PDT
Faux finials and bogus balconies are just a few of the unsightly details defacing some newer buildings in Milwaukee.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
July 20, 2006, 9am PDT
Why should the big spenders have a monopoly on architecturally distinctive dwellings?
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