Wisconsin: Milwaukee planning to extend streetcar to convention center prior to 2020 Democratic National Convention

By Alex Zank, Biz Times Milwaukee Business News; March 15, 2019

Milwaukee is planning to extend the Hop streetcar system to the Wisconsin Center, the city’s downtown convention center on Wisconsin Avenue, about a month prior to the start of the 2020 Democratic National Convention next July, according to a city alderman.

Alderman Robert Bauman, who is a proponent of the streetcar and whose district represents much of downtown, said he has been informed by the city’s Department of Public Works that they are currently working on the final design of the streetcar extension.

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