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Behind the Headlines: The Status of the Streetcar

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11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Johnson Controls Building Efficiency HQ
507 E. Michigan Street Milwaukee WI, 53202

With approvals secured, work on the controversial Milwaukee streetcar project is beginning this year.

So where did we end up, who is involved, and what should citizens of Milwaukee and downtown employees and visitors expect?  Join the Milwaukee Press Club for an update on the status of the streetcar.

What: Three different representatives of this project will provide updates about streetcar project plans and status.

When: Thursday, June 16, 2016, from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM, lunch included (details below).

Where: Johnson Controls Building Efficiency HQ – 507 E. Michigan St., Milwaukee

The event is open to the public, but all attendees must be pre-registered and bring photo ID for the Johnson Controls registration protocol.

The perspectives on the topic panel will be represented by (listed alphabetically):

  • Ashley Booth, Planning and Tech Services Director, HNTB
  • Jeff Polenske, City Engineer, City of Milwaukee
  • Beth Weirick, CEO, Downtown Business Improvement District (BID #21)

The speakers will answer questions from the media panel.  Audience questions will follow.

Supporting Sponsor:

Foley & Lardner LLP

Brico Fund

Hosted by:

Johnson Controls has generously donated space for this event.

Cost and Registration:

The cost to attend is $20 for MPC members, $25 for non-members.  Lunch is included. Seating will be limited.  Advanced registration and payment are required and may be done by booking below.  Checks may be mailed to the MPC at PO Box 176, North Prairie, WI  53153-0176.

Cancellations will be accepted up to 48 hours in advance for a full refund. Please contact Joette Richards at the Milwaukee Press Club with any questions at or call 262-894-2224.

Event Sponsors

Supporting Sponsors:

  • Brico Fund

  • Foley & Lardner

Hosted By:

  • Johnson Controls


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