This week has been a newsworthy week for our Rethink 794 Campaign! Not only was the campaign covered in the Congress for New Urbanism’s (CNU) newly released “Freeways without Futures” report, but the plan also made it into the City of Milwaukee’s Downtown Plan draft recommendations. CNU’s biannual report highlights the top ten highways that local […]Read more about "Positive News for Rethink 794"
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, […]Read more about "Final push for Fix at Six"
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.Read more about "County Committee Backs I-94 ‘Fix at Six’"
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 […]Read more about "Milwaukee Downtown development plans seek connections"
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 […]Read more about "KRM rolls closer to construction money"
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 […]Read more about "Scott Walker says he opposes the KRM commuter rail line"