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An artist's rendering of the Milwaukee Streetcar. (Photo Courtesy of The Milwaukee Streetcar)
An artist's rendering of the Milwaukee Streetcar. (Photo Courtesy of The Milwaukee Streetcar)
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Leaders in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, have broken ground on the city’s new streetcar system. They hope the new two-mile streetcar will bring much-needed economic development to the city’s downtown area.

Marti Mikkelson of Here & Now contributor WUWM reports that the controversial project has a long history.

Read more on this story via WUWM.

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Marti Mikkelson, reporter for WUWM in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Milwaukee's Streetcars In The 1920s

West Wisconsin Avenue in the 1920s. (Courtesy of the Milwaukee County Historical Society)
West Wisconsin Avenue in the 1920s. (Courtesy of the Milwaukee County Historical Society)

This segment aired on July 18, 2016.

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