Milwaukee Alderman Robert Bauman has joined the call to have a high-speed rail station built in Wauwatosa, rather than in Brookfield. The planned high-speed passenger rail route between Madison and Milwaukee has stations planned in Milwaukee, Brookfield, Oconomowoc, Watertown and ...Read More »
By Darryl Enriquez If Madison Mayor Dave Cieslewicz’s goal for breaking ground on the proposed Monona Terrace high-speed rail depot is to be met, officials must avoid lengthy policy debates that have prolonged or threatened other projects, local contractors and ...
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By Chris Thompson
If Madison’s everyone-has-a-say-and-every-topic-deserves-a-public-hearing mentality for project approval holds, the high-speed rail station at Monona Terrace is teed up for at least a year’s worth of neighborhood questions, criticisms and suggested improvements.Read More »
By Sean Ryan A call to build a high-speed rail station in Wauwatosa rather than in Waukesha County has left planners debating how local needs factor into interstate transit plans. Joe Czarnezki, Milwaukee County clerk, said the state should eliminate ...
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By Darryl Enriquez As many as eight daily freight trains sharing a track with a passenger service near Monona Terrace is a recipe for gridlock rail officials want to avoid. “We do have some reservations about that corridor, and we ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder and Darryl Enriquez Support and questions mingled in the wake of Gov. Jim Doyle’s Thursday announcement that high-speed rail will stop at a station near Monona Terrace in Madison. “We have to engage as a city on ...Read More »
Wisconsin will apply for the latest round of federal high-speed rail grants, but the state will face stiff competition.Read More »
By Sean Ryan Waterloo is waiting on a train, but not the high-speed version likely to be first to pass through the city. Commuter rail, on the other hand, has captured the city’s attention and, in some cases, support. “Follow ...Read More »