Diverging diamond design for Stadium Interchange. Image from I-94 Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement.

County Committee Backs I-94 ‘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.

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Milwaukee Downtown development plans seek connections

July 7th, 2010  –   By Patti Wenzel It’s been ten years since Milwaukee developed a comprehensive plan to update and uplift its downtown. Since then we have seen the revitalization of the Third Ward, the development of the River Walk, construction of the Intermodal Station and the razing of the Park East Freeway. With […]

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KRM rolls closer to construction money

By Sean Ryan Proposed changes to the judging of construction grant applications would give commuter rail in southeastern Wisconsin a less obstructed path to federal money. But rail opponents argue projects such as the Kenosha-Racine-Milwaukee commuter line are not worth the money, regardless of how the Federal Transit Administration ranks grant applications. “I think that […]

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Milwaukee County Supervisor revives call for $1 bus fares

By Steve Schultze of the Journal Sentinel The idea flopped two years ago when Milwaukee County Supervisor Mark Borkowski floated it, but that didn’t stop him Monday from renewing his suggestion that local bus fare be cut to $1 as a way to boost ridership. Persistent predictions that the transit system is on the verge […]

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Scott Walker says he opposes the KRM commuter rail line

By Larry Sandler of the Journal Sentinel Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker said Friday he is now opposed to the proposed $283.5 million KRM Commuter Link rail line. Walker, a Republican candidate for governor, has long opposed other forms of rail transit. He has spoken out against plans for a high-speed rail route between Milwaukee […]

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