Waukesha County signals ‘keep us out’ of RTA

By Laurel Walker of the Journal Sentinel

Waukesha – None of the competing legislative plans for a new regional transit authority in southeastern Wisconsin requires that Waukesha, Ozaukee or Washington Counties be members, though in some proposals the counties could vote to opt in.

In an affirmation of the “keep us out of it” principle, the Waukesha County Board’s Executive Committee unanimously voted Monday to endorse a resolution objecting to the county’s inclusion in any regional transit authority unless the Waukesha County Board votes to participate.

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