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Articles tagged with 'traffic'

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Stop for pedestrians

Published June 21, 2013

Great cities are built for people. Thus, it's important to soften traffic and for you stop for pedestrians. Obeying the law also is important.

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Is the I-94 quick fix really working already?

Published April 12, 2013

For the folks who head out west on I-94 during rush hour each morning, that drive had to be a daily frustration. Those of us driving east could only look across the concrete barrier with sympathy. Could a quick fix - and one finished early, to boot - have corrected this problem?

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When it snows, stay home Milwaukee

Published Feb. 5, 2013

We live in Milwaukee. Wisconsin. It snows. Often. Yet somehow everyone loses their mind when they take to the road. If that's you, do the rest of us a favor and take a snow day.

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OnMilwaukee.com sets new traffic record in October

Published Nov. 2, 2011

OnMilwaukee.com, Milwaukee's daily magazine and city guide, announced today that it set a new site traffic record during the month of October. Traffic rose to 386,937 unique visitors, according to Google Analytics. This figure is up nearly 53 percent from October of 2010, when the site received 253,068 unique readers.

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The traffic jam soapbox

Published May 10, 2011

No doubt many of you have heard some version of the joke about Wisconsin only having two seasons: winter and construction. People still let the occasional - and understandable - gripe loose, but for the most part, we do the proper thing: suck it up and deal. For all the supposed tolerance we have for this condition of our commute, though, we as drivers seem to have an awful time playing nice on the roads when the orange barrels come out.

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Big projects planned for area freeways

Published Jan. 8, 2011

As the old saying goes, Wisconsin has two seasons: winter and road construction. With the area's freeway system approaching the end of its useful life, one major project is already underway and another is set to begin in March.

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Downtown / East Side get 24-hour parking areas

Published June 5, 2009

This week the Milwaukee Common Council's Public Safety Committee voted 4-1 to recommend adoption of an ordinance that would make permanent a program allowing residents who live in or near Downtown and on the East Side to park for five days consecutively on city streets without fear of tickets or towing.

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Update: The $121 U-turn

Published June 4, 2009

Back in April, I blogged about the $84 / three-point ticket I received from Shorewood's Finest, after making an allegedly illegal U-turn on Capitol Drive. Yesterday, I had my day in court. I fought the law, and the law won.

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Two Downtown traffic gripes

Published April 16, 2009

Today, I provide two simple ideas in the form of gripes that will make our Downtown even better.

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Here's why the sausage will cross the road

Published Oct. 6, 2008

Mayor Barrett and the Klements Racing Bratwurst kick off the week at 9 a.m. Monday, at the Riverwalk Crosswalk on Wisconsin Avenue just west of the Milwaukee River.