Wisconsin

5 days ago
The gas tax, suburban highway spending cycle is both self-serving and self-destructive, according to the article.
Streetsblog USA
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
February 11, 2019, 8am PST
Assembly and Senate Republicans agree that the best way to fill the transportation funding gap is to add tolls to existing highways and bridges, yet they won't add toll infrastructure funding to the budget. A gas tax could be implemented immediately.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
February 4, 2019, 7am PST
Besides addressing mobility needs, activists hope a new transit option will make more of the city accessible for the disabled.
Badger Herald
February 1, 2019, 1pm PST
Foxconn has reversed course, reinstating plans to build a manufacturing plant in Wisconsin after casting doubt on the idea earlier this week.
Associated Press via Chicago Tribune
January 31, 2019, 8am PST
Once promising a major manufacturing facility and 13,000 new jobs, Foxconn is now promising a research and development facility and the number of jobs is much less clear.
Chicago Tribune
January 29, 2019, 1pm PST
Dane County, Wisconsin, which includes the city of Madison, has rewritten its zoning code to address a changing economy and a state-mandated system of local control.
Waunakee Tribune
January 5, 2019, 9am PST
A plan to save money on highway megaprojects is likely to backfire, experts warn.
Urban Milwaukee
December 27, 2018, 2pm PST
If accepted as UNESCO World Heritage sites, the eight Frank Lloyd Wright buildings would be the first examples of modern architecture in the United States included in that august company.
Curbed
December 22, 2018, 5am PST
Wisconsin’s growing capital is hoping to add bus only transit to accommodate its new residents.
The Cap Times
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 23, 2018, 9am PST
Democratic candidate Tim Walz was not shy about his intention to hike the gas tax to pay for improvements for roads and public transit, and he was predictably slammed by his Republican opponent. Similar scenarios played out in Wisconsin and Michigan.
Pioneer Press
November 21, 2018, 10am PST
A new study finds that Wisconsin spends big on highways and urban transportation while rural areas face gaps in service.
Urban Milwaukee
November 13, 2018, 11am PST
Tax increment financing (TIF) districts are common in municipalities across the country. However, the economic development tool is also poorly understood and often the target of criticism.
Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
November 3, 2018, 7am PDT
Wisconsin taxpayer will be paying the bill for the deal to bring Foxconn to Racine "for decades, if not generations, to come."
The Verge
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 15, 2018, 11am PDT
Incumbent Republican Gov. Scott Walker charges that his Democratic opponent, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Evers, will hike gas taxes by as much as a dollar a gallon to fund road repair, on top of raising income and property taxes.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel