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Kenosha, Racine, Milwaukee rail runs out of track (UPDATE)

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 ...

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It’s Chicago versus Wisconsin: Rail projects vie for federal money

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 ...

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Lawmakers oppose KRM commuter rail application

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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KRM rolls closer to construction money

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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Transit authority rolls on commuter rail planning (UPDATE)

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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Rail planning stalled at the station

By Sean Ryan Timing and money are confusing the board in charge of building the Kenosha-Racine-Milwaukee commuter rail. For the project to begin, the Southeastern Regional Transit Authority needs the state to approve new legislation and the federal government to ...

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