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Transportation: Milwaukee Seeks Partners On Project Lowering Speed Limits
Transportation

Milwaukee Seeks Partners On Project Lowering Speed Limits

Firms will design outreach campaign, measure results for project to lower speed limits to 20 mph.

City Hall: Who Wants To Be Milwaukee’s Public Works Czar?
City Hall

Who Wants To Be Milwaukee’s Public Works Czar?

Mayor Cavalier Johnson seeking new Public Works Commissioner.

Transportation: Milwaukee Planning To Eliminate Traffic Crash Deaths
Transportation

Milwaukee Planning To Eliminate Traffic Crash Deaths

City, led by Mayor Cavalier Johnson, adopts "Vision Zero" policy

City Hall: Street Lighting Still Burning Issue For City
City Hall

Street Lighting Still Burning Issue For City

Lights are frequently out. Council allocates $20 million to replace them, but effort may take years to complete.

City Hall: No New Jackpot Tax at Potawatomi
City Hall

No New Jackpot Tax at Potawatomi

Borkowski pulls his proposal after meeting with casino CEO. But he already has a new more modest plan.

Mayor, Students Celebrate Arbor Day With Tree Planting

Mayor, Students Celebrate Arbor Day With Tree Planting

Mayor Johnson, DPW plant trees along 30th Street corridor with students from nearby schools.

Transportation: Bublr Rolling Out Hundreds of E-Bikes, 26 New Stations
Transportation

Bublr Rolling Out Hundreds of E-Bikes, 26 New Stations

New e-bikes are "awesome" and "extremely fun" says Mayor Johnson.

Transportation: DPW Plans Surge of Traffic-Calming Bump Outs
Transportation

DPW Plans Surge of Traffic-Calming Bump Outs

Plan to combat reckless driving, protect pedestrians using ARPA funds.

City Hall: Who Will Lead Public Works Department?
City Hall

Who Will Lead Public Works Department?

Proposal would give Mayor Johnson ability to pick non-engineer to lead key department.

Transportation: City Approves 31 New Speed Humps, More Expected
Transportation

City Approves 31 New Speed Humps, More Expected

But backlog of sidewalk repairs looms

Transportation: Traffic Calming Efforts Advancing On Two Downtown Arteries
Transportation

Traffic Calming Efforts Advancing On Two Downtown Arteries

Water and Van Buren streets would be rebuilt with a focus on safety.

City Hall: Karen Dettmer Leaving City For Federal Job
City Hall

Karen Dettmer Leaving City For Federal Job

Interim Public Works Commissioner, former Water Works leader will join federal EPA.

Johnson Ceremonially Sworn In As Mayor

Johnson Ceremonially Sworn In As Mayor

Milwaukee's acting mayor hosts a ceremony of pomp and circumstance to tell his story.

Johnson Plan Targets Reckless Driving

Johnson Plan Targets Reckless Driving

Acting-mayor-to-be and mayoral candidate Cavalier Johnson releases detailed plan of action.

City Hall: Dettmer’s Appointment As Public Works Head Is Historic
City Hall

Dettmer’s Appointment As Public Works Head Is Historic

First female to lead DPW, first time that no major mayor-appointed leaders are white males.

Transportation: City Could Make Speed Humps Cheaper
Transportation

City Could Make Speed Humps Cheaper

Committee approves slashing cost for property owners by 69% to combat reckless driving.

Transportation: Should 20 MPH Be Milwaukee’s Default Speed Limit?
Transportation

Should 20 MPH Be Milwaukee’s Default Speed Limit?

City has money set aside to lower speed limits, particularly on side streets.

Transportation: DPW Unveils 16 Traffic Calming Projects
Transportation

DPW Unveils 16 Traffic Calming Projects

Effort being funded with American Rescue Plan Act funds. Construction to start in spring.

City Hall: Public Works Commissioner Jeff Polenske Leaving For Private Sector
City Hall

Public Works Commissioner Jeff Polenske Leaving For Private Sector

Three-decade government veteran "retiring" for private-sector employment.

City Hall: Milwaukee Adopts ‘Calm Before The Storm’ 2022 Budget
City Hall

Milwaukee Adopts ‘Calm Before The Storm’ 2022 Budget

No fee increases and small tax increase as city bolsters pension reserve fund in anticipation of fiscal cliff.

City Hall: New City Engineer Must Tackle Reckless Driving
City Hall

New City Engineer Must Tackle Reckless Driving

Committee approves Kruschke to job. And alders want him to focus on safety.

City Hall: Jerrel Kruschke Appointed City Engineer
City Hall

Jerrel Kruschke Appointed City Engineer

Mayor Barrett finds a familiar face to replace Samir Amin.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Why All The New Cell Phone Towers?
Eyes on Milwaukee

Why All The New Cell Phone Towers?

5G towers are popping up across Milwaukee. The city has little power to determine where.

City Hall: City Extending Active Streets Dining Program Until March 2021
City Hall

City Extending Active Streets Dining Program Until March 2021

Program would allow expanded outdoor, winter dining.

City Launches Active Streets for Business

City Launches Active Streets for Business

Policy allows restaurants, bars to use space on sidewalks, streets, but details worry alders.

City Hall: Council Wants Better Pothole Response
City Hall

Council Wants Better Pothole Response

Public Works officials say Milwaukee bests other cities. Not good enough, aldermen say.