By James Briggs Another Wisconsin rail proposal is dead, forcing millions of dollars to return to various senders as a public transit board begins to dissolve. The Southeastern Regional Transit Authority on Monday initiated the process of disbursing its $1.2 ...Read More »
In a recent lamentable vote, state Rep. Robin Vos, R-Rochester, led the state’s Joint Finance Committee to vote 12-4 along party lines to do away with recently authorized regional transit authorities in southeastern Wisconsin and four other areas of the ...Read More »
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Legislature’s budget-writing committee has wiped out four regional transit authorities around the state. The last state budget allowed for the creation of so-called RTAs in the Chippewa Valley, the Chequamegon Bay region and Dane County. ...Read More »
By Marie Rohde The renovation of Kenosha’s train station, the last stop on the Chicago Metra line and what commuter train planners want to be a part of a new connection to Milwaukee, is almost complete. “We’re looking at finishing ...Read More »
By Justin Kern Special to The Daily Reporter Two potential rail partners are competing for the same pool of federal money for projects in Wisconsin and Illinois. In Wisconsin, the Southeastern Regional Transit Authority expects to hear a response from ...Read More »
Two Wisconsin lawmakers are joining the fight to delay preliminary engineering work for the Kenosha-Racine-Milwaukee commuter rail project. State Reps. Jeff Fitzgerald, R-Horicon, and Robin Vos, R-Racine, sent a letter to the Federal Transit Administration asking that it deny the ...
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By Sean Ryan Local supporters of the Kenosha-Racine-Milwaukee commuter rail project are divided as Milwaukee County officials try to delay project engineering. The Southeast Wisconsin Regional Transit Authority within a week will apply for federal approval to begin engineering the ...Read More »
By Sean Ryan Proposed changes to the judging of construction grant applications would give commuter rail in southeastern Wisconsin a less obstructed path to federal money. But rail opponents argue projects such as the Kenosha-Racine-Milwaukee commuter line are not worth ...
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By Sean Ryan Planners of the Kenosha-Racine-Milwaukee commuter rail Monday gave up on waiting for state approval for transit taxes and chose to apply for federal planning money. The Southeastern Regional Transit Authority will not get federal construction money for ...
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