Wisconsin, which once provided a driver’s license pathway for residents who entered the country illegally, now leaves them with few safe options.
Author Archives: Jonah Chester / Wisconsin Watch and WPR
Jonah Chester is Wisconsin Public Radio's 2022-2023 Mike Simonson Memorial Investigative Reporting Fellow embedded in the Wisconsin Watch newsroom. He most recently worked at Public News Service, a national radio news service, where he covered Wisconsin, Illinois and Indiana. He previously produced the 6 O'Clock News at WORT 89.9 FM in Madison, where he won numerous awards from the Milwaukee Press Club and Wisconsin Broadcasters Association for his reporting on issues in Dane County and south-central Wisconsin.
Wisconsin’s population is trending older. Where will non-drivers find transportation?
Public transit systems and nonprofits face challenges in making transportation accessible to aging Wisconsinites and people with disabilities.
Wisconsin workers with disabilities face transportation barriers
‘Our state has really been built with the driver and the car in mind,’ an advocate says.
Bureaucracy is a barrier as Wisconsin cities try to curb deadly driving on urban highways
Milwaukee seeks compromise with state transportation officials to redesign deadly highways running through town.