10 Most Popular Articles of 2020
Bikes, buses and trains, but not a streetcar in sight.
The list of our most popular Transportation articles couldn’t look more different from 2019.
A year ago the list was dominated by The Hop streetcar system and scooters. In 2020 neither topic appeared on the list.
The most popular topic in 2020 was the Milwaukee County Transit System, the region’s largest mass transit system.
But the most popular article? It’s about a west side project to improve safety for motorists and cyclists alike.
MCTS will receive over $50 million from allocation – April 17th
Federal grant will add second daily roundtrip on Amtrak Empire Builder from Chicago to St. Paul. – May 6th
But not all news from the port is good, it’s recovering from nearly $1 million in storm damage. – January 16th
State Street will be bi-directional through Downtown, making it easier to navigate neighborhood. – May 25th
President tweets long-awaited $40.9 million grant is being awarded. – May 28th
First phase of system-wide redesign will affect 9 routes. – December 3rd
New automobile shipping facility planned near Minnesota border. Railroad has invested $970 million in five years. – July 24th
More frequent service and shorter travel times. MCTS will implement changes in 2021. – September 30th
Lanes will be removed, improving safety for pedestrians, bicyclists and motorists. – July 7th
Say hello to the “wave delineator,” installed on Hawley Rd. to enhance visibility of protected bike lanes. – May 4th
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