Transportation project launches in Milwaukee, Exploring child grief, Milwaukee mayoral race

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A passenger enters an Uber at LaGuardia Airport in New York, March 15, 2017. App workers like Uber drivers and food delivery workers in New York City are pressing for protections including better wages, health care and the right to unionize. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

First, we speak with the chair of UW-Milwaukee’s Urban Planning Department about a new transportation project. Then, we speak with an expert who explains how grief affects kids. We also continue our interview series with Milwaukee mayoral candidates by speaking with candidate Bob Donovan.

Featured in this Show

  • New Milwaukee transportation project aims to connect workers to suburbs

    A new ride-booking pilot program launched in Milwaukee Monday that promises to connect residents in the city with employers in the suburbs. We speak with a UW-Milwaukee professor involved with the project to see how the service aims to address long-standing gaps in transportation.

  • Supporting children orphaned by COVID-19

    A study estimates more than 40,000 children have lost parents to COVID-19. Our guest co-authored the work. She explains what bereavement looks like in kids, how the pandemic changes grief and what public health experts say needs to happen to support these orphaned children.

  • Milwaukee mayor candidate interviews: Bob Donovan

    On Feb. 15, voters will narrow the field of candidates seeking to become Milwaukee’s next mayor. As part of a series of conversations before the primary election, we speak with Bob Donovan about his candidacy.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Trevor Hook Producer
  • Kealey Bultena Producer
  • Keegan Kyle Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Lingqian (Ivy) Hu Guest
  • Rachel Kidman Guest
  • Bob Donovan Guest
  • Lee Rayburn Interviewer