Last week, we talked about an effort to improve the way local government and regular people do business in Milwaukee, through better sharing of data. Another data sharing program is already underway on a larger scale, and there are lives and countries at stake.
More taxicabs could soon be rolling on Milwaukee streets. In 1992, the city capped taxi permits at 350. Now a group of cab owners and at least one alderman want to lift the cap. This afternoon, a Common Council committee will solicit opinions about the quality of taxi service today and whether or not the city needs more.