Results tagged with 'Traffic'
Published June 25, 2019
You know those clever messages you read on the freeways, telling you to put your phone down or to buckle up? They start in a conference room at the Wisconsin Department of Transportation inside the Intermodal Station. They come from a brainstorming session every few months, bringing together the DOT's creative and communication team, along with law enforcement and traffic engineering staff.
Published Nov. 30, 2018
Downtown drivers, pedestrians and cyclists rejoice! After being closed for nine months, the Wells Street Bridge is expected to open today, when work is scheduled to wrap up on rehabilitation of the bridge.
Published Oct. 17, 2018
This is critical legislation as Milwaukee is over-represented in pedestrian deaths, with 10 percent of the state population but 44 percent of the pedestrian fatalities.
Published April 12, 2018
Let's learn from yesterday's tragedy. Think when you drive, and in general let's all pay more attention. Downtown is for everyone, but watch out for people and pedestrians first.
Published Dec. 2, 2015
Columbia St. Mary's has floated the idea of building a skywalk over Prospect Avenue, just north of North, to connect the Prospect Medical Commons with Columbia St. Mary's Hospital across the street. Neighborhood collaboration can create a better plan.
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Friday February 15th, 2013 – Fox Lake, IL/Mishawaka, IN The next time I move anywhere – and I hope it’s not very soon – I’m going to have to pay a lot more attention to hidden but important details that impact me more than I had imagined. Freeway acce...
Monday January 28th, 2013 – Fox Lake, IL Everyone on this planet is at least a wee bit crazy to a certain degree, and I have yet to hear of or personally meet any exceptions. We’ve all got tweaks and quirks of some sort, and it becomes an issue of whether we choose to ...
Sunday December 9th, 2012 – Milwaukee, WI/Harris, MI Today was the day to pay the piper for all the weather breaks I caught on this week’s run to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. I knew when I accepted the booking that the wrath of winter could end up with a starring r...
Saturday October 13th, 2012 – California, PA/Wauconda, IL No matter how special any particular show might have been the night before, there’s always an inevitable reality the next day of having to get to the next gig. The energy of the night before is a distant memory ...
Monday April 21st, 2008 - Chicago, IL Just when I thought there were no new ways to suffer I had a whole scenario play out at the end of the day today that could be made into a movie script. The question is whether it would be a comedy or a horror flick. The fates seemed to feel a need to torture...
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