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 »
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 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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By Sean Ryan The debate over creating a transit sales tax in southeastern Wisconsin will be shelved until next year, as could plans to apply for federal money for commuter rail in the region. The Wisconsin Senate on Thursday disbanded ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »