Wisconsin

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
June 15, 2017, 11am PDT
A mileage fee applicable only to heavy trucks is floated as a third option to close the road funding gap in Wisconsin. The other two options are hiking gas taxes, which is opposed by Gov. Scott Walker, or adding road tolls.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
June 14, 2017, 9am PDT
Already California, Indiana, Montana, South Carolina (overriding a governor's veto), Tennessee, and Utah* have raised gas taxes this year, while last year was a drought—only New Jersey increased its gas tax.
The Council of State Governments
June 3, 2017, 11am PDT
Wisconsin provides a case study in the varied methods for defining rural, and why that matters. "Rural is not simple to define, perhaps because the real question is rural for what purpose?"
WisContext
May 29, 2017, 9am PDT
The Democratic-controlled New Mexico legislature passed a 5-cents per gallon fuel tax increase and the Republican-controlled Assembly in Wisconsin backed a plan to apply sales tax to fuel, but their Republican governors oppose any tax hikes.
Wisconsin State Journal
May 12, 2017, 6am PDT
Landlords in Milwaukee have several methods for avoiding paying fines and property taxes—it's all a part of gaming the system. After the local paper investigated the "landlord games," the city is taking action.
Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal Sentinel
May 8, 2017, 11am PDT
Due to a 2009 court decision, cities and counties in California are prohibited from requiring that a percentage of units in rental developments be affordable. A bill by Assemblyman Richard Bloom would restore inclusionary zoning for rentals.
Planetizen
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
March 16, 2017, 1pm PDT
An urban gardening and public health success story emerges from Milwaukee.
Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service
March 8, 2017, 6am PST
An already troubled proposal to widen the I-94 Freeway in Milwaukee has now encountered a legal setback.
Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal Sentinel
January 30, 2017, 10am PST
Following the lead set by other franchises, professional sports teams are becoming real estate developers seeking to create vibrant places that attract commerce on non-game days.
Modern Cities
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
January 10, 2017, 12pm PST
Proposed long-range transportation plan for Madison emphasizes biking, walking, bus rapid transit.
The Capital Times
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
September 29, 2016, 5am PDT
A survey of renters' housing history in Milwaukee could completely change what we know about eviction in the United States.
FiveThirtyEight
August 10, 2016, 5am PDT
Communities divided by freeways for decades are now looking to reconnect, and the U.S. Department of Transportation is stepping in to offer support.
Car and Driver
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