Let's hope this convinces some Common Council members said to be on the fence to stand up for the city and modern transit, and stand against this self-interested, right-wing incursion into the city's affairs by fossil fuel barons.
The vote at Wednesday's meeting should be 15-0 in favor of the streetcar. And the city.
The right, suburbanites say "No light rail for Milwaukee."
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James Rowen, a writer and consultant, has worked for newspapers, and as the senior Mayoral staffer, in Madison and Milwaukee, WI. This blog began on 2/2/ 2007. Posts run also at various news sites, including The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's "Purple Wisconsin."