Public Policy Forum Blog

September 18, 2017 - 9:00am
Ride MCTS, a new mobile application expected to be made available by the end of the year, was previewed at Milwaukee County’s Transportation, Public Works, and Transit Committee last week. The free app will allow users to plan trips, access real-...
September 8, 2017 - 8:00am
Of all the local government and school district policy issues researched by the Public Policy Forum, perhaps none generates more contradictory conclusions than our annual review of property taxes and values in the region. This year's report –which...
September 1, 2017 - 3:42pm
The Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) and Bublr Bikes just took a significant step forward in integrating their two systems by partnering on a new “Buslr” pass. The pass allows users to swipe the same card when boarding an MCTS bus as when...
August 22, 2017 - 11:40am
Mayor Tom Barrett's recent call for a 0.5% City of Milwaukee sales tax to support public safety and crime prevention comes as no surprise to the Public Policy Forum. In fact, our most recent analyses of the City budget saw this coming. Last...

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