Mayor Barrett makes last-ditch pitch to expand The Hop in time for 2020 DNC

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett wants construction of a three-block extension of The Hop to the convention center on Wisconsin Avenue to start in July.

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett wants construction of a three-block extension of The Hop to the convention center on Wisconsin Avenue to start in July.

"Investors and others are doing exactly what we said they`d do. They`re using this as an economic development tool," Barrett said.The nearly $50 million extension is on an accelerated timetable to build the tracks about three blocks and to add a plaza linking transit and bus traffic...


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