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Why did Anja trek from Franklin to Downtown Milwaukee?

Published March 22, 2015

Anja Notanja Sieger left her suburban home at 9:50 a.m. on Thursday morning and started the journey to fulfill her longtime goal of walking from Franklin to Downtown Milwaukee. She did it, in part, in conjunction with 88Nine Radio Milwaukee's upcoming Transportation Circus. But she made the 15-mile hike for other reasons, too.

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The official Milwaukee streetcar route

Published Nov. 29, 2014

Earlier in the week, I asked City Engineer Jeffrey Polenske to detail the routes and the extensions which will push the Streetcar into the neighborhoods and other major destinations like UW-Milwaukee. Here they are.

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Hickman drives her way into a dream

Published Sept. 11, 2014

Last July, exactly one day before she turned 40, Kelley Hickman bought a school bus. It was the first step in starting her transportation business, Beautiful Endeavors, which launched last October. Little did she know when she made the initial purchase that within the year she would be able to leave her bus driving job of 11 years to focus her efforts exclusively on her own venture.

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On streetcars, utilities and transit innovation

Published April 24, 2014

For the benefit of Wisconsin and visitors to our fine state, Milwaukee's moving forward with a streetcar. In addition, the Downtown trolley is back this summer and other options like Uber Black and Lyft are here now, too. Options are good. Cars are great. They all work well together.

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The Beauty of the Bus

I used to ride my 12-speed bike to school... to the pool in the summer... to my friends' houses. When I turned 16, my mother made a point to tell me I would not be allowed to have a car "You'll spend all your time working to make the payments, your grades will go down and you'll lose track o...

Why are people on the bus so strange?

I live on the eastside and work downtown. My commute back and forth is only a few minutes. I don't own a vehicle (by choice), because I just feel like parking downtown and on the eastside is ridiculously expensive. Not only that, but the rising gas prices are enough to make those of you...


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