By Joe Yovino
Readers of The Daily Reporter have been expressing their opinions on high-speed rail coming to Wisconsin. There are strong opinions on both sides of the track.Read More »
By Scott Carlson Special to The Daily Reporter Milwaukee is on track with the remediation of an industrial site for a Spanish train manufacturer despite threats from gubernatorial candidates that they would kill the state’s high-speed rail project. The Redevelopment ...
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By Paul Snyder A state lawmaker is calling on Gov. Jim Doyle to stop the state’s planning for the Milwaukee-to-Madison high-speed rail line. State Rep. Brett Davis, R-Oregon, said Friday that GOP gubernatorial candidates Scott Walker and Mark Neumann committed ...Read More »
By Caley Clinton Business leaders and politicians engaged in a heated debate Thursday on the economic development potential of high-speed rail. While supporters of the more than $800 million plan to build high-speed rail service in Wisconsin touted the benefits ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder A request to shift federal high-speed rail money to repair the Hoan Bridge is reigniting the road vs. rail debate, despite the inquiring lawmakers’ insistence it’s not an either/or matter. “To me it’s just about priorities,” said ...
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By Paul Snyder State Rep. Christine Sinicki, D-Milwaukee, and state Sen. Jeff Plale, D-South Milwaukee, sent a letter Wednesday to federal officials asking for money to stabilize safety issues on the Hoan Bridge. The bridge recently required attention to catch ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder A half-cent sales tax increase would give Dane County planners the money they need to craft a regional transit strategy. But the Dane County Regional Transit Authority needs the strategy to persuade voters to hand over the ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder High-speed rail advocates are racing the state’s gubernatorial election cycle to line up support for an expanded track network to Green Bay and Minneapolis. “This is not a done deal,” said Madison Mayor Dave Cieslewicz at a ...
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