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Milwaukee Residents Challenge Freeway Expansion

Residents are voicing opposition to a planned expansion of Interstate 94, arguing that the project would eliminate the limited green space in the neighborhood.

March 28, 2024 - Spectrum News 1

Aerial view of downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin at sunset

Milwaukee Considers Zoning Reform

The city is looking for ways to boost housing production, anticipating a growing population.

March 17, 2024 - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

View of river and commercial buildings in downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Milwaukee Plans Dozens of Traffic Calming, Bike Projects

The city will install new bike lanes and additional traffic calming measures throughout 2024.

February 5, 2024 - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Aerial view of John A. Blatnik Bridge and freight yard in Duluth, Minnesota.

Minnesota-Wisconsin Bridge Awarded $1B in Federal Funding

An important link between Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Canada is due for an upgrade.

January 26, 2024 - Pioneer Press

Culvert under a road in northern Wisconsin with frozen water blocking most of the pipe.

Wisconsin to Invest Over $400M in Water Infrastructure

The state’s Clean Water Fund helps cities improve stormwater management, replace aging infrastructure, and upgrade wastewater treatment facilities.

January 3, 2024 - Smart Cities Dive

Aerial view of large homes surrounded by mature trees with Lake MIchigan shoreline at left.

Milwaukee County Affordable Housing Program Targets Suburbs

The growth of jobs in the Milwaukee suburbs is outpacing the housing supply.

December 21, 2023 - Wisconsin Watch

Public transit bus on street with cyclist riding next to it in Madison, Wisconsin.

Madison BRT Line to Open Next Year

The city’s bus rapid transit service will be the second BRT system in Wisconsin.

December 4, 2023 - Wisconsin Public Radio

Promotional photo of diverse group of young people sitting on colorful bench with their Bublr bike share e-bikes parked in front of them.

Milwaukee Bike Share More Popular Than Ever

The city’s Bublr Bikes provided over 100,000 rides in 2023 so far.

November 22, 2023 - Spectrum News 1

Milwaukee, Wisconsin skyline with houses in foreground.

A Look at Milwaukee’s Zoning Reform Proposal

The ‘Growing MKE’ plan calls for allowing ADUs, reducing barriers to new construction, and expanding the types of housing available in the city’s residential areas.

November 8, 2023 - Urban Milwaukee

Aerial view of downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin at sunset

A Look at Milwaukee’s Vision Zero Efforts

The city is making slow but steady progress on reducing traffic deaths. Some advocates say changes aren’t being implemented fast enough to save lives.

October 17, 2023 - WUWM (Milwaukee Public Radio)

Close-up of front of blue MCTS bus with "Ride MCTS" on marquee in urban Milwaukee neighborhood

Waukesha Transit Joins Milwaukee Fare Collection System

New technology allows for more streamlined travel and fare capping for riders across the region.

September 14, 2023 - Urban Milwaukee

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Plan to Potentially Remove Downtown Milwaukee’s Interstate Faces Public Scrutiny

The public is weighing in on a suite of options for repairing, replacing, or removing Interstate 794 in downtown Milwaukee.

August 27, 2023 - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Aerial view of Sheboygan, Wisconsin

Sheboygan Developing Complete Streets Plan

Local efforts kickstarted by a federal grant are culminating in a Vision Zero plan.

August 24, 2023 - Sheboygan Press

University of Wisconsin Madison students walking down LIbrary Mall pedestrian area in Madison, WI

How Food Trucks Promote Walkable Cities

Food trucks, outdoor dining spaces, and parklets are moving the needle toward more people-friendly cities and less car-oriented streets.

July 11, 2023 - CNU Public Square

Blue electric MCTS bus sits at a charging station

Milwaukee BRT Proves Popular With Riders

The newly opened line is already reaching pre-pandemic ridership levels.

June 22, 2023 - Urban Milwaukee

A map of the city of Madison’s public transit routes.

Madison Launches Redesigned Transit System

Transit riders in Madison, Wisconsin are navigating an entirely new system this week.

June 13, 2023 - WKOW

Blue Connect 1 bus at nighttime in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Milwaukee’s First BRT Line Celebrates Grand Opening

The nine-mile route covers the city’s busiest east-west corridor and will offer free rides through the summer.

June 5, 2023 - Urban Milwaukee

View of green grass lawn and downtown Milwaukee skyline

Proposal Focuses on Downtown Milwaukee Revitalization

A city plan calls for reimagining an elevated freeway that cuts through downtown communities and redeveloping public properties.

April 28, 2023 - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

public transit streetcar at Milwaukee Public Market, Third Ward Station in Downtown Milwaukee.

Milwaukee County Transit Launches New Fare Collection System and Fare Caps

Adult fares will be capped at $4 per day or $72 per month under the new system.

April 2, 2023 - Business Wire

Aerial view of downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin at sunset

Milwaukee Sets Sights on a Million Residents

Zoning reform will be key to the Milwaukee Mayor Cavalier Johnson’s vision to almost double the city’s population.

February 27, 2023 - Wisconsin Public Radio

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