Johnson says expanded streetcar could spur development


Acting Milwaukee Mayor Cavalier Johnson says he sees the city's street car system as a way to grow the economy while offering residents, workers and visitors a way to access new developments.
Johnson, who also serves as Milwaukee Common Council president, at a Milwaukee Rotary Club luncheon Tuesday said he sees the street car as a way to grow the number of available family-supporting jobs and more. He said the existing route was never supposed to be the final form, and expanding it to serve areas other than downtown would help the city grow.
Johnson and former Ald. Bob Donovan meet Tuesday in ...

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