Urban Milwaukee

November 13, 2017, 6am PST
Residents and stakeholders in Milwaukee welcome a proposed streetcar but are wary of gentrification
Urban Milwaukee
October 7, 2017, 9am PDT
Milwaukee's new streetcar line is expected to open in 2018, and riders won't have to pay for a ride for another year, thanks to a lucrative sponsorship deal.
Urban Milwaukee
September 22, 2017, 12pm PDT
A proposed ordinance would save derelict buildings from the wrecking ball, and send them to the salvage yard instead.
Urban Milwaukee
August 31, 2017, 6am PDT
The Milwaukee RiverWalk is already pretty great, but there's still work than can be done.
Urban Milwaukee
August 6, 2017, 7am PDT
A bus rapid transit proposal is still very much in the planning stages in Milwaukee, with the question of whether the route is allowed dedicated lanes along its entire length is still very much in question.
Urban Milwaukee
June 19, 2017, 11am PDT
Ambitious hopes ride on a proposed bus rapid transit route connecting Downtown Milwaukee with the Milwaukee Regional Medical Center in Wauwatosa.
Urban Milwaukee
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 21, 2017, 8am PDT
A common refrain among politicians who oppose bike infrastructure investments is that people who bike don't pay for those projects. What's a bike advocate to do?
Urban Milwaukee
January 27, 2017, 6am PST
U.S. Bike Route 30, as the planned route that will cross Wisconsin is called, is part of a vision for a national system of bike routes.
Urban Milwaukee
December 31, 2016, 9am PST
The state of Wisconsin, following in the footsteps of Florida, is pretending that the climate change doesn't exist.
Urban Milwaukee
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
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
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
January 12, 2016, 1pm PST
Though the governor's office remains staunchly opposed to new taxes, the Wisconsin State Legislature is searching for politically viable ways to fund transportation infrastructure improvements at the local level.
Urban Milwaukee
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 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
June 23, 2015, 9am PDT
The 13th aldermanic district, located on the southeast side of Milwaukee, is working hard to back up its claim as the city's "Garden District."
Urban Milwaukee