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.
Feb 3, 2015 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Milwaukee Alderman Joe Dudzik's arguments in opposition to a proposed streetcar project have been heard before.
Jan 28, 2015 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
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.
Nov 23, 2014 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
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.
Aug 2, 2013 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
The Midwest has high hopes on capturing a big chunk of the federal stimulus money directed towards high speed rail projects.
Feb 28, 2009 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
<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>
May 19, 2008 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
<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>
May 12, 2008 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
<p>Condo developers in Milwaukee are responding to the slowdown in the housing market by slowing down development.</p>
Jan 1, 2008 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel