Milwaukee County and South Shore Supervisor Pat Jursik had a thought-provoking editorial in Sunday Milwaukee’s Journal Sentinel, in which she criticized the “false dichotomies” that pervade the debate over road building and transit.
Community columnist Nancy Ettenheim on Sept. 2 mischaracterized my “really, big millennial” idea as just another new freeway. In effect, Ettenheim is singing the same old song: the Milwaukee blues. This is the blues of false dichotomies: If you support a bike trail, you can’t have a road; if you support buses, you can’t have a bike rack; if you support road building, you can’t have bikes or buses.
Check out the full piece here.
And check out these other local headlines:
- Company Agrees To Fines In Pollution Case (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)
- Developer Wants Changes To Sheraton Hotel Plans (Oak Creek Patch)
- Big Changes Coming For Portion of Highway 100 (Oak Creek Patch)
- Oak Creek City Clerk Announces Retirement (Oak Creek Patch)
- Emergency Response Often Uncoordinated In Post-9/11 Era (WisconsinWatch.org)