At the Crossroads: Multi-modal Transportation in Southeast Wisconsin (9th Annual Planning and a Pint)

APA Wisconsin Chapter

#9163410

Wednesday, January 23, 2019
6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. CST

Milwaukee, WI, United States

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Overview

This event will provide a panel discussion on the future of multimodal transportation in Southeastern Wisconsin.  The region is currently undergoing a transformation with high levels of new development and redevelopment, and an increasing number of choices for transportation in place or planned for the future (Milwaukee Streetcar, East-West BRT, bike/scooter share, etc.).  With all of these choices, what should be the region’s priorities moving forward?  How do the regional partners work together to create a sustainable multimodal transportation system that serves our communities?

Planning topics to be covered or highlighted within the panel discussion questions include:

- Technology and trends in transportation

Complete Streets

- Jobs-Workers Mismatch

- Transportation strategies for addressing poverty/racial segregation in the region

- Regional Transportation Authorities

- Role of FoxConn in the future of regional transportation system

- Major Transportation Projects in the Region (Interstates, Streetcar, BRT, etc.)

The panel discussion will be in standard format with a moderator and five panelists.  There will be time allotted at the end of the event for the audience to ask questions.

 

Resource URL

https://wisconsin.planning.org

Speakers

Kevin Muhs, AICP

Confirmed Speaker

Kevin Muhs is the Executive Director for the Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission, the metropolitan planning organization for Southeastern Wisconsin. Although he now supervises and directs work in a wide range of areas, including environmental resources, water supply and quality, housing, and transportation, Kevin's background is in urban design ... Read More

Karen Rotker

Confirmed Speaker

Karyn Rotker, Race, Poverty and Civil Liberties Attorney, ACLU of Wisconsin Read More

Donna Brown-Martin

Confirmed Speaker

Donna Brown-Martin, Director, Milwaukee County Department of Transportation Read More

Dan Basile

Confirmed Speaker

Dan Basile, Chief Operations Officer, Milwaukee Transport Services, Inc. (Milwaukee County Transit System) Read More

MIke Amsden

Confirmed Speaker

Mike Amsden, AICP, Multimodal Transportation Manager, City of Milwaukee Read More

Contact Info

Aaron Michelson, ajmichel4000@gmail.com