More than a year after a special commission recommended ways to raise money for Wisconsin transportation projects, state officials are hitting reset on the conversation.
The recommendations last week from a group assigned to figure out how to pay for Wisconsin's roads and other transportation needs may create the same dilemma for Gov. Scott Walker as the Simpson-Bowles Commission did for President Barack Obama.
A bipartisan task force's recommendations to raise a variety of Wisconsin's driving-related taxes and fees are unlikely to find much traction in the Republican-controlled Legislature, which has signaled it wants to take a different road in getting money for infrastructure upg[...]
A report to Wisconsin state lawmakers will recommend increasing the gas tax and raising vehicle registration and driver's license fees.
A Milwaukee alderman, fed up with the lack of money going toward local roads, wants the city’s Intergovernmental Relations Division to lobby the state on behalf of city streets.
Wisconsin’s Transportation Policy and Finance Commission began grappling with a formidable question Wednesday: How to use contracting state funds to maintain, fix and expand the state’s highway network -- not to mention local roads, railroads, airports, and bicycle paths?
The state's Department of Transportation can improve its existing highway network without spending more money, John Corbin, the agency’s director of traffic operations, said Thursday. But only if the state permits more flexible use of highway improvement money to pay for traffic devices designed to ease congestion and increase safety.
Wisconsin’s Transportation Finance and Policy Commission on Thursday will hold a public listening session to discuss the state’s long-range transportation needs, according to a Wisconsin Department of Transportation news release.
Wisconsin’s Transportation Finance and Policy Commission will hold a public listening session April 26 to discuss the state’s long-range transportation needs, according to a Wisconsin Department of Transportation news release.
Transportation money was on the mind of Milwaukee officials during a Wisconsin Transportation Finance and Policy Commission hearing Thursday in Milwaukee.
A commission tasked with reporting how the state should best spend its money on transportation and roads in the future will host a public listening session Thursday.
The state’s major highway projects committee on Wednesday approved a $150 million Madison-area road expansion and green lit six other potential projects for environmental study.
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