Milwaukee County 2012 budget hearings, Day 7 (10/24/2011)

The amount of activity on the county board appears to increase in direct proportion to the proximity of any meeting, and even more so as budget passage nears. Things are really picking up now, and we have about two weeks before our final budget-passing marathon meeting. Here’s what the finance committee looked at today: MilwaukeeContinue reading “Milwaukee County 2012 budget hearings, Day 7 (10/24/2011)”

South Side meeting to discuss changes to MCTS Route 15

Let me quote the presse release: Milwaukee County Supervisor Marina Dimitrijevic, 4th District Supervisor Patricia Jursik, 8th District Supervisor Jason Haas, 14th District For Immediate Release October 17, 2011 Contact: Harold Mester, Public Information Manager 414/278-4051 or SUPERVISORS TO HOST INFORMATIONAL MEETING ON PROPOSED EXPRESS BUS SERVICE Express Route 15 proposed for south side,Continue reading “South Side meeting to discuss changes to MCTS Route 15”

Mass transit meeting tomorrow 9/13 in Cudahy

My colleague¬†Supervisor Pat Jursik and I will be hosting a pair of major South Side Community Meetings on the future of the MCTS transit system.¬†We are facing major cuts to MCTS, so we need to hear from folks who depend on it, or know people that do. Here are the details via our press release.Continue reading “Mass transit meeting tomorrow 9/13 in Cudahy”

Say Yes to Cheaper Fare for Milwaukee County Transit

I just came across this message from Milwaukee County Supervisor Patricia Jursik’s office. This proposition is laudable. It’s exactly the sort of move the County needs to take if it wants to save itself and its citizens from future years of gridlock amid ever-higher gas prices. I have an appointment on Monday morning, but urgeContinue reading “Say Yes to Cheaper Fare for Milwaukee County Transit”