Milwaukee plans to extend The Hop streetcar route before 2020 Democratic National Convention

Milwaukee plans to extend the streetcar route to the Wisconsin Center District convention hall just in time for the 2020 Democratic National Convention.

Mayor Tom Barrett on Wednesday unveiled plans to extend The Hop to Wisconsin Avenue by next summer. He also announced engineering plans for two additional legs that would stretch the streetcar route north past Fiserv Forum into Bronzeville and south into Walker`s Point.

"When we first started talking about the streetcar, I talked about how my vision was to start in the heart of the city and then move into the neighborhoods," Barrett said in an interview with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. "And so today, we`re announcing our initial efforts to start the process to extend it into the neighborhoods."...


Ken Notes: Madison are we paying attention here??? Read this one, it contains a nice overview of the existing project with maps...

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