4th Street Forum - Past Shows
4th Street Forum is Wisconsin’s only weekly TV program that's taped in front of an audience.
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Fourth Street Forum - March 21, 2014
[Original Airdate: March 21, 2014]
Beyond Roads: Transportation Issues Today and Tomorrow
We're driving less than we have in decades. More people are interested in using public transportation to get to work or to play. And trains have made a comeback. What's going on? What are the transportation issues facing Milwaukee and Wisconsin?
With host Marcus White, Vice President of Community Partnerships, Greater Milwaukee Foundation. And with guests in order of appearance - Rob Henken, President, Public Policy Forum, Co-author,"Getting to Work: Opportunities & Obstacles to Improving Transit Service to Suburban Milwaukee Job Hubs;" Fred Royal, NAACP Milwaukee representative for regional transit issues and Business Specialist, Milwaukee Area Workforce Investment Board; and Ivy Hu, PhD, Assistant Professor, UW-Milwaukee School of Architecture & Urban Planning, Research focus on transportation planning and policy, land use, & urban economics.