Modern downtown development needs the long-delayed streetcar system to move forward.
Common Council Ald. Michael Murphy, the Finance Committee chair, and Council President Willie Hines - - firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com - - need to hear from you:
And from the project's website, more below:
The future of Milwaukee’s transportation system is taking shape, and it includes The Milwaukee Streetcar network that provides a modern way for people to connect with their jobs, their homes, and their entertainment destinations.
Streetcars do more than simply improve mobility. By promoting development, raising property values, attracting businesses,
An accessible and convenient Streetcar provides connections to our array of transportation choices. Pedestrians, bus riders, train travelers, automobile drivers, and bicyclists can choose the Streetcar as a link to their destinations.
Visitors will see Milwaukee as an even more attractive city when they use the Streetcar. The routes will be easy to navigate, downtown destinations will be convenient to reach, and riders will appreciate the high-quality ride that new Streetcars deliver.
Streetcars are quiet, clean, and efficient. Their popularity and value have been demonstrated in other cities. Streetcars create new opportunities and generate activity in the cities they serve.
For additional background information on the Alternatives Analysis that resulted in The Milwaukee Streetcar Locally Preferred Alternative (LPA), please visit www.milwaukeeconnector.com.