With government officials proposing to spend roughly $150 million to increase the number of trains traveling Amtrak's Hiawatha line between Chicago and Milwaukee, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation is asking the public what it thinks about the plans.Read More »
State transportation officials released a new plan Monday to delay reconstruction work on southeastern Wisconsin's freeways and scale back road aid to local governments in hopes of closing a looming deficit in the state's transportation fund.Read More »
Republicans on the state’s budget committee want to study whether a maintenance building for new trains bought in 2009 should be built in Milwaukee or whether they should be maintained out of state.Read More »
The state Department of Transportation will request $5 million from legislators next week to start preliminary engineering and design for a passenger rail car maintenance building near the Milwaukee Intermodal Station.
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