Wisconsin

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One of the key elements of progressive parking policy, as recommended by Donald Shoup, is on the way to the on-street parking meters in the city of Milwaukee.
Urban Milwaukee
August 31, 2018, 6am PDT
When it comes to planning for transformative technologies like autonomous vehicles, urban planners – whose job it is to project and prioritize transportation investments – have fallen behind and the consequences could be severe.
Wisconsin Autonomous Vehicle Proving Ground
August 3, 2018, 5am PDT
Satirical website The Onion has noticed something about the American approach to the traffic circle.
The Onion
July 28, 2018, 5am PDT
Action Plan III will plot the next four years of work by the Great lakes Restoration Initiative.
Urban Milwaukee
July 2, 2018, 10am PDT
In a new report, U.S. PIRG and the Frontier Group describe nine costly highway projects amounting to $30 billion in their fourth annual "Highway Boondoggles" report. All share the theme of induced travel demand.
Frontier Group
July 2, 2018, 7am PDT
The new Wisconsin Foxconn facility will draw as much as seven million gallons of water from Lake Michigan a day. The Midwest Environmental Advocates argue that violates the Great Lakes Compact.
Urban Milwaukee
June 1, 2018, 11am PDT
Buoyed by a strong economy and robust fundraising, a wide variety of arts institutions in Milwaukee want to remodel or relocate to new buildings. Here's a look at some of their plans.
Urban Milwaukee
May 27, 2018, 1pm PDT
The city of Milwaukee has renderings to illustrate its ambitions for transit oriented development surrounding the streetcar extension into Bronzeville and Walker's Point.
Urban Milwaukee
May 5, 2018, 7am PDT
Politics and economics win over public health in Racine County as the EPA exempted the area around the Foxconn's massive facility from meeting stricter ozone pollution standards, saving the company from investing in smog-reducing equipment.
Chicago Tribune
April 29, 2018, 5am PDT
Two university campuses and a Dan Gilbert-owned campus will be among the first wave of driverless shuttle testing grounds.
Smart Cities Dive
April 15, 2018, 9am PDT
The Hop streetcar is under construction and nearing completion.
Urban Milwaukee
April 2, 2018, 7am PDT
The msot recent proposal for new public transit to serve the Foxconn facility in Racine County: a commuter rail connection from Downtown Milwaukee.
Urban Milwaukee
March 13, 2018, 9am PDT
A new plan proposes four round trips from Milwaukee and Racine to Foxconn's proposed Mount Pleasant plant.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinal
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