Among the topics frequently raised in our conversations with numerous local leaders on the jobs gap is transportation.

The inability to get to jobs without owning a vehicle continues to be a problem for many in Milwaukee, and leaders from Waukesha to Sheboygan to Milwaukee’s urban core have discussed the need for solutions in getting people to work.

In 2013, the Public Policy Forum released a report called “Getting to Work: Opportunities and obstacles to improving transit service to suburban…