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Milwaukee

July 26, 2019, 7am PDT
One additional round trip a day will have to do, because adding three new trips proved too many for suburban communities located long the route in Illinois.
Chicago Tribune
July 20, 2019, 1pm PDT
There is still political work to do, and questions to be answered about funding, but a new pedestrian plan for the city of Milwaukee has cleared a key council committee.
Urban Milwaukee
July 14, 2019, 11am PDT
Downtown Milwaukee is getting makeover, from high-profile new buildings on the skyline to ambitious adaptive reuse projects and an emerging entertainment district.
Curbed
June 26, 2019, 8am PDT
Milwaukee wants Wisconsin to overturn its law that prohibits red light cameras throughout the states. New state legislation could help achieve the city's goal.
Urban Milwaukee
May 31, 2019, 1pm PDT
Milwaukee's mayor has a $160 million plan to extend The Hop streetcar, but the proposal so far lacks the necessary political support.
Urban Milwaukee
March 31, 2019, 5am PDT
The draft pedestrian plan seeks to get the community involved in making streets safer and more walkable.
Next City
March 8, 2019, 8am PST
The eight-cents-per-gallon gas tax increase is one of several measures in the Democrat governor's first budget that marks a major departure from the the tenure of former Republican Gov. Scott Walker.
Wisconsin Public Radio
December 26, 2018, 7am PST
Segregation is decreasing, even in America’s most segregated big cities.
The Brookings Institute
November 28, 2018, 7am PST
Milwaukee intends to move forward with bus lanes and electric buses. Officials hope a nine-mile route will start service in 2020.
Wisconsin Public Radio
November 2, 2018, 2pm PDT
The Hop will deliver new transit service on the east side of downtown Milwaukee. The Hop comes also serves big development expectations from local officials.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
October 31, 2018, 7am PDT
Funding for two routes is running out soon, but many workers depend on this service to access jobs outside of the city.
Urban Milwaukee
October 28, 2018, 9am PDT
The city has plans to increase affordable housing, but some areas are seeing more progress than others.
CityLab
October 26, 2018, 8am PDT
Plans to extend Milwaukee's The Hop streetcar line are still years away from fruition, but the city is already at work on development plans to make the most of the opportunity.
Urban Milwaukee
October 3, 2018, 12pm PDT
The M-Line of The Hop streetcar is set to open in Milwaukee on November 2, but property values the route are already climbing faster than the rest of the city.
Urban Milwaukee
September 30, 2018, 11am PDT
Efforts across the country show that these projects have the added benefit of improving community safety.
Urban Institute
September 14, 2018, 12pm PDT
One of the key elements of progressive parking policy, as recommended by Donald Shoup, is on the way to the on-street parking meters in the city of Milwaukee.
Urban Milwaukee
July 17, 2018, 7am PDT
Milwaukee is poised to start a Scooter share pilot. Meanwhile, a “lock to” requirement for bikes in Chicago may stop companies like ofo and Lime from keeping a foothold in that city.
Next City
June 1, 2018, 11am PDT
Buoyed by a strong economy and robust fundraising, a wide variety of arts institutions in Milwaukee want to remodel or relocate to new buildings. Here's a look at some of their plans.
Urban Milwaukee
May 27, 2018, 1pm PDT
The city of Milwaukee has renderings to illustrate its ambitions for transit oriented development surrounding the streetcar extension into Bronzeville and Walker's Point.
Urban Milwaukee
April 15, 2018, 9am PDT
The Hop streetcar is under construction and nearing completion.
Urban Milwaukee