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Progress Slow for Milwaukee's Streetcar Extension

Milwaukee's mayor has a $160 million plan to extend The Hop streetcar, but the proposal so far lacks the necessary political support.
May 31, 2019, 1pm PDT | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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Milwaukee Streetcar

Earlier in May, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett proposed three streetcar extensions around the city.

Jeramey Jannene has been tracking the progress of Mayor Barrett's proposal and providing analysis throughout the month. Most recently, the news is not positive for the quick adoption of Barrett's vision, after the Milwaukee Common Council put the proposal on hold.

Jannene's most recent coverage of the proposal charts possible ways forward for the proposals, noting that the extension ideas aren't totally dead, yet.

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Published on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 in Urban Milwaukee
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