Two extra highway lanes will add 29 acres of asphalt next to Near West Side Milwaukee neighborhoods that already face flood risks.
Milwaukee sees a surge in police pursuits in years since loosening policy to target reckless drivers. Critics say the trend makes streets more dangerous.
Wisconsin, which once provided a driver’s license pathway for residents who entered the country illegally, now leaves them with few safe options.
Public transit systems and nonprofits face challenges in making transportation accessible to aging Wisconsinites and people with disabilities.
‘Our state has really been built with the driver and the car in mind,’ an advocate says.
Milwaukee seeks compromise with state transportation officials to redesign deadly highways running through town.