Eyes on Milwaukee
Feb 10th, 2015 by Jeramey Jannene
After years of debate, streetcar will finally move forward. Final engineering will begin immediately, and construction by the end of the year.
Jan 22nd, 2015 by Jeramey Jannene
Eleven out of 15 aldermanic districts, and 76 percent of all respondents support the proposed streetcar starter system.
Jan 21st, 2015 by Jeramey Jannene
Large majority votes to approve streetcar, but parliamentary maneuver puts issue on hold until February 10th meeting.
Jan 20th, 2015 by Jeramey Jannene
Aldermen Witkowski and Perez now favor it, and touted plan to extend the line into their south-side districts.
Jan 16th, 2015 by Jeramey Jannene
MCTS will include three more express lines, offering better service for high-demand routes.
Dec 16th, 2014 by Jeramey Jannene
Minority of aldermen were able to use city charter provision to delay project for one month, but a majority seems poised to approve it.
Dec 10th, 2014 by Jeramey Jannene
Public Works Committee votes to send streetcar proposal to full council, setting up a showdown Dec. 16th.
Dec 9th, 2014 by Jeramey Jannene
Mayor offers historic address to council committee on streetcar and it gains their approval. Only one person speaks in opposition.
Dec 3rd, 2014 by Jeramey Jannene
The good news: Three new express routes will move riders more quickly across the county. The bad: transit system running out of money.
Nov 21st, 2014 by Jeramey Jannene
Wow, what an improvement. Our photos capture the technology-rich and architecturally impressive new library
Nov 18th, 2014 by Jeramey Jannene
If Common Council approves at December 16 meeting, construction would start in late 2015, and Milwaukee would follow in footsteps of many other cities.
Nov 6th, 2014 by Jeramey Jannene
Amendment slipped into budget has had no public review and could leave system $1 million short (or worse) by end of 2015.