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 […]Read more about "Civil Rights Investigation of I-94 Project"
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 […]Read more about "Reimagining Hwy 175"
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 […]Read more about "How would widening Milwaukee’s I-94 affect residents near the highway?"
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, […]Read more about "Final push for Fix at Six"
A committee of the Milwaukee County Board approved a resolution Tuesday opposing the planned expansion of Interstate 94 between 70th and 16th streets and advocating for the “Fix at Six” proposal that calls for making fixes to the freeway without expanding it. Read the full story on the Urban Milwaukee website.Read more about "County Committee Backs I-94 ‘Fix at Six’"
After more than a decade of on-and-off again decisions, WisDOT has decided to expand I-94 to eight lanes. Our coalition is extremely disappointed by the news and we continue to believe that expansion is an environmental, social, and fiscal mistake. Our Fix at Six proposal was popular with neighbors, local leaders, and state representatives. The battle is not over yet, there […]Read more about "Advocacy Update: Unfortunate I-94 Expansion News"