The speaker of the Assembly has placed a roadblock in front of a bill that would let sales taxes pay for public transportation in the Fox Cities area.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 Tony Anderson Special to The Daily Reporter A Dane County supervisor opposed to the cost of commuter rail wants to put the project to a countywide vote this fall. “We’re trying to put their feet to the fire and ...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 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 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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By Paul Snyder Parking issues — and its effect on traffic, development and commuter rail — continue to drive Madison residents’ concerns about a proposed 17.5-acre mixed-use development. Madison-based Erdman Holdings Inc. held an informational meeting Thursday night for the ...Read More »