Milwaukee

January 28, 2011, 12pm PST
Suburban Waukesha seeks to be the first city to pipe water from the Great Lakes since the 2008 Great Lakes Pact. But will approval just mean more sprawl in a sprawling region?
Streetsblog Capitol Hill
January 19, 2011, 10am PST
While Gov. Walker's rejection of $810 million of federal stimulus funds for the Milwaukee-Madison rail upgrade has received much publicity, he has not ruled out using funds to upgrade the existing Milwaukee-Chicago Hiawatha Line pushed by businesses.
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel.
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.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
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.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
October 27, 2010, 6am PDT
Participation rates for the 2010 Census have been released, and the national average of 74% matches that of the previous Census in 2000.
The New Republic
September 29, 2010, 11am PDT
A gubernatorial candidate in Wisconsin has made a campaign pledge to turn down federal money intended to build a high speed rail route connecting Milwaukee and Wisconsin. But some say he won't be able to do it.
The Capital Times
July 19, 2010, 8am PDT
Andrew Knee calls Milwaukee a "walker's paradise," saying that the city has completely changed from a decade ago into a walkable network of neighborhoods.
UrbanOut
July 2, 2010, 1pm PDT
Planners in Milwaukee have announced a slate of plaza and public space improvement projects that they hope will help catalyze urban regeneration in the city.
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel
June 28, 2010, 2pm PDT
Vincent Valk looks at the dogged pursuit by cities for new college graduates, and asks if that strategy really pays off in the end.
Next American City
May 10, 2010, 6am PDT
Wisconsin looks back at tens years with a smart growth law in effect, with most critics calling it a success with some room for improvement.
Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal-Sentinel
October 6, 2009, 9am PDT
John Norquist is today the president of CNU, but from 1988-94 he was Mayor of Milwaukee. His legacy is apparent today in the city, says blogger Urban Engagement.
Urban Engagement blog
August 7, 2009, 7am PDT
Libraries are struggling to make ends meet in Milwaukee. One possible solution: integrating a mix of uses.
Library Journal
March 18, 2009, 12pm PDT
Nearly $100 million in transportation funding that has been sidelined in Milwaukee over bureaucratic disagreements will finally come to use, as Mayor Tom Barrett announces provisions in the Federal Omnibus Budget Bill call for it to be spent.
Biz Times
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.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
September 2, 2008, 12pm PDT
One resident finds it surprisingly easy to live on Milwaukee's East Side without a car.
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel
June 11, 2008, 12pm PDT
<p>Thanks to industrialized agriculture, there’s a wide gulf between those who produce food and those who consume it. Too many city-dwellers lack access to nutritious, non-processed foods. Dave Steel thinks that urban agriculture is the key.</p>
The Next American City
May 22, 2008, 9am PDT
<p>Controversy continues in Milwaukee as another public art piece is revealed.</p>
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel
May 20, 2008, 9am PDT
<p>After forty years in the statistical doldrums, what does Milwaukee make of a sudden, slight increase in population? Local expert and urban enthusiast Dave Steele reports.</p>
The Next American City
April 25, 2008, 10am PDT
<p>How does a rapidly changing news media affect big city planning? Badly, according to this post from <em>Next American City</em>.</p>
The Next American City
March 29, 2008, 1pm PDT
<p>A proposed public art piece featuring a bronze statue of the "Happy Days" character Arthur "the Fonz" Fonzarelli has many up in arms about the process creating and approving public art.</p>
The Next American City
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