Milwaukee

May 24, 2017, 10am PDT
Planning and art don't traditionally mix, but that's changing. Embedded at NYC's Department of Design and Construction, artist Mary Miss envisions public art as an infrastructural aid.
Next City
May 12, 2017, 6am PDT
Landlords in Milwaukee have several methods for avoiding paying fines and property taxes—it's all a part of gaming the system. After the local paper investigated the "landlord games," the city is taking action.
Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal Sentinel
May 4, 2017, 8am PDT
Dealing with a tightening budget, the Milwaukee County Transit System will eliminate free rides under the Go Pass program, which offered free transit passes for qualifying riders.
Urban Milwaukee
March 16, 2017, 1pm PDT
An urban gardening and public health success story emerges from Milwaukee.
Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service
March 8, 2017, 6am PST
An already troubled proposal to widen the I-94 Freeway in Milwaukee has now encountered a legal setback.
Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal Sentinel
January 30, 2017, 10am PST
Following the lead set by other franchises, professional sports teams are becoming real estate developers seeking to create vibrant places that attract commerce on non-game days.
Modern Cities
November 9, 2016, 7am PST
The city of Milwaukee is repairing its streets and making them more bike and pedestrian friendly in the process.
Urban Milwaukee
September 29, 2016, 5am PDT
A survey of renters' housing history in Milwaukee could completely change what we know about eviction in the United States.
FiveThirtyEight
August 10, 2016, 5am PDT
Communities divided by freeways for decades are now looking to reconnect, and the U.S. Department of Transportation is stepping in to offer support.
Car and Driver
July 19, 2016, 7am PDT
According to a recent article in Urban Milwaukee, plans for a road diet have preceded a wave of reinvestment in the Walker's Point neighborhood.
Urban Milwaukee
July 13, 2016, 2pm PDT
The "housing first" approach to homelessness is building a track record of success in Milwaukee.
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
May 11, 2016, 8am PDT
The Architect's Newspaper surveys the development scene in Downtown Milwaukee—an that remained quiet for 20-some years is now expecting four new high rises before 2020.
The Architect's Newspaper
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
December 14, 2015, 7am PST
Milwaukee County, Wisconsin is following a growing trend in cities across the country of working to end chronic homelessness by providing permanent housing to the homeless.
Fusion
November 29, 2015, 11am PST
Alana Semuels, staff writer for The Atlantic, examines highway teardowns beginning with the San Francisco Embarcadero in 1989 to see how they have worked in terms of revitalizing poorer areas or restoring the urban fabric that they destroyed.
The Atlantic
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 22, 2015, 2pm PDT
Some people call it a road-building program. Others call it "an all out war on urbanism."
Politico
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