By Sean Ryan A national research group is accusing construction lobbyists of influencing politicians to funnel money away from maintenance projects. But construction advocates say they are pushing as hard as anyone to get more money for bridge and street ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder firstname.lastname@example.org Drivers may as well start using horses and buggies if Milwaukee loses the $6.6 million it receives annually from a wheel tax, said Alderman Jim Bohl. “We can just go back to dirt roads,” he said. ...Read More »
Transportation Development Association to meet Oct. 1 in Madison The Transportation Development Association of Wisconsin will hold its annual meeting Oct. 1 in Madison. The theme is Building Wisconsin’s New Economy. Among topics to be discussed are federal transportation financing ...
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Paul Snyder email@example.com The battle over how to spend state transportation money is shifting to a bill that would tap the budget for Wisconsin’s pedestrian and bike trails. State Sen. Jim Sullivan, D-Wauwatosa, is driving a Joint Legislative Council bill ...Read More »
Paul Snyder firstname.lastname@example.org For the time being, highway departments and private road builders agree counties should not perform any road or construction work that uses private money. Instead of forcing county highway departments to competitively bid on projects with price ...Read More »
Paul Snyder email@example.com Dane County could lose RTA support if officials insist on adding road construction money to a regional transit authority. “It’s bad policy,” said Steve Hiniker, executive director of 1000 Friends of Wisconsin. “It impacts the ability to ...Read More »