Wisconsin

January 13, 2018, 7am PST
A critique of the "Wisconsin: It's more you" ad campaign serves as a lesson for anyone who throws the word Millennial around like a magic talisman.
Chicago Tribune
January 11, 2018, 5am PST
The plug has been pulled on an ongoing study into the feasibility of higher speed rail service between the Twin Cities in Minnesota and Milwaukee in Wisconsin. Wisconsin wasn't supporting the project; now Minnesota isn't either.
Governing
January 4, 2018, 7am PST
Citing the psychological impact of doughnuts and the American Red Cross, one opinion writer questions the wisdom of a recent sponsorship deal.
Urban Milwaukee
December 23, 2017, 11am PST
A new book of maps, photographs, and essays considers the rich historic legacy of land use and transportation on and around the Great Lakes.
CityLab
December 22, 2017, 8am PST
Governor Scott Walker and Foxconn Chair Terry Gou will sign a contract today that will pave the way for the Taiwan-based company to build a large manufacturing plant in Racine County.
Urban Milawaukee
December 14, 2017, 7am PST
State law required an affordable housing plan making its way through the Milwaukee City Council to be drastically reduced in scope.
Urban Milwaukee
December 12, 2017, 11am PST
Can Rust Belt cities evolve from low-skill factory jobs and paternal company town employers in to more diverse and dynamic entrepreneurial economies?
Brookings Institution
December 1, 2017, 9am PST
Neighbors of the manufacturing plant large enough to hold 11 Lambeau Fields are wary of changes to their rural surroundings in Wisconsin.
Chicago Tribune
November 29, 2017, 12pm PST
A mixed-use infill project on a tiny lot in Milwaukee is causing a proportionate share of anxiety
Urban Milwaukee
November 21, 2017, 10am PST
News of the details of the negotiation between Taiwan-based Foxconn and the state of Wisconsin have revealed ideas about transportation planning that are either ambitious or delusional, depending on your opinion.
Biz Times
November 13, 2017, 6am PST
Residents and stakeholders in Milwaukee welcome a proposed streetcar but are wary of gentrification
Urban Milwaukee
October 28, 2017, 5am PDT
A new series from the Chicago Tribune explores the Midwest's complicated relationship with Lake Michigan.
Chicago Tribune
October 23, 2017, 9am PDT
A coalition of environmentalists, civil rights activists, and other community interests teamed up to successfully oppose a Milwaukee highway widening proposal. In an interview, one of the leading lawyers discusses his work.
Streetsblog USA
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
October 5, 2017, 10am PDT
The proposed widening of I-94 in Milwaukee is a $1.1 billion chunk of a $6.4 billion road widening program in the region. The NAACP sued the project as a matter of environmental justice.
Wisconsin Gazette
September 27, 2017, 11am PDT
$1.3 million in federal funding will contribute to a plan for three electric buses for Madison.
Wisconsin State Journal
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 7, 2017, 10am PDT
Americans preference to travel in their own personal vehicles shows no signs of abating, reflected by May mileage data, the most recent compiled by the Federal Highway Administration, indicating a 2.2 percent increase compared with May 2016.
Planetizen
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