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5 Reasons the $124 Million Streetcar is Bad for Milwaukee

Check out these 5 reasons why the MKE streetcar project does not make sense:

1. Old Train, In Modern World — an old, outdated, industrial streetcar does not fit in with the new and innovative ideas that Milwaukee needs to flourish in the modern world.  A streetcar in Milwaukee does not mix with the hyper-connected, fast paced society of Milwaukee’s future.  Unlike buses, the city will not be able to move the streetcar around at ease and if they do want to change the route in the future, our generation will have to pay the price for new infrastructure.

2. Backwards Tax Incremental Financing (TIF) — …

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Why is Tom Barrett still allowing diluted poop to be dumped into the lake?

For years now the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewage District has been dumping millions of gallons of raw sewage into Lake Michigan.

We have spent over a billion on a “deep tunnel” that doesn’t work during a heavy rain.

Scott Walker says we should separate the sewers in Milwaukee, the cause of the problem. This can be done over the next 30 years, as they need replacing. So we can FINALLY stop dumping shit into the lake.

Walker has a plan. And Barrett has . . . ?

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