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Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012

Plus: Hero of the Week

 Public transit and its funding are back in the news as the Milwaukee County board struggles with the real issue of how to keep the Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) functioning with sufficient bus lines to be viable
Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Coggs-Jones and Stamper II will appear on April 3 ballot

The retirement of Lee Holloway, the longtime Milwaukee County supervisor and board chair, provides a rare opportunity for two political newcomers with familiar last names. Priscilla Coggs-Jones and Russell Stamper II are vying to represent District 5...
Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2009

But could a sales tax rescue local transit?

Can you imagine a Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) without its Freeway Flyer routes? That may materialize in Milwaukee County’s 2010 budget if the bus system doesn’t get an infusion of cash. “We’re at a point where there aren’t any easy cuts,” said MCTS Managing Director...
Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2008

Trying to save the bus system and build a commuter rail line

Just a month after Milwaukee County voters approved an advisory referendum to allow a 1-cent sales tax increase for transit, the parks and property tax relief, a regional transit planning committee also has a sales tax proposal in the works. Both will try to make their case in Madison, where the governor and state Legislature...

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