Activists gather in front of I-94 to oppose it's expansion.

I-94 Press Conference: End Freeway Expansion

The Coalition for More Responsible Transportation held a press conference in Milwaukee on March 20 to respond to the federal approval of the I-94 expansion project. We reiterated our concerns that this project will disproportionately impact communities of color and low-income communities in Milwaukee. Speakers: Coverage of the press conference:‘Fix at Six’ Group Wants I-94 Expansion […]

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I94 in Milwaukee

News alert! I-94 expansion approved

On Friday March 8th, Wisconsin Department of Transportation announced that Federal Highway Administration approved the Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the I-94 East/West project in Milwaukee. WisDOT selected their preferred alternative as the 8-lane expansion, despite our coalition advocating for the highway to be reconstructed with its existing 6 lanes and increasing transit services. In […]

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I-94 Project from 70th Street to 16th Street.

Civil Rights Investigation of I-94 Project

The Federal Highway Administration is investigating a Title VI civil rights compliant for the proposed I-94 expansion in Milwaukee. Members of the Coalition for More Responsible Transportation are calling on Governor Evers to pause the project; for WisDOT and USDOT not to issue a Final Environmental Impact Statement or a Record of Decision while it […]

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Carl Glasemeyer on Fox 5 news

Reimagining Hwy 175

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is trying to Re-imagine Highway 175.  The public had an opportunity to share their thoughts on changes to the highway Monday night, Oct. 2. WisDOT is doing a two-year study on the stretch of highway. On Monday, they offered walking tours of the Wisconsin 175 Corridor and people shared opinions about its future. 1000 Friends […]

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I-94 Project

How would widening Milwaukee’s I-94 affect residents near the highway?

By Jonmaesha Beltran / Wisconsin Watch, Wisconsin Watch May 23, 2023 After Esther Grams purchased her first business, she thought 2020 would be her year.  It wasn’t. She navigated the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic like other business owners, and during that time, she realized she might have to relocate. That year, Gov. Tony Evers […]

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Press Release for Fix at Six

Final push for Fix at Six

On Monday, December 12, 1000 Friends and members of the Coalition for More Responsible Transportation (CMRT) held a press conference about the I-94 expansion project. WisDOT has selected the more expensive, 8-lane expansion as their preferred project and was holding public hearings this week. This decision is a mistake for many environmental, fiscal, and social reasons, […]

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