City of Milwaukee: Construction Mitigation Program

This report designs a package of construction mitigation services that the City of Milwaukee could implement to limit the negative impact construction projects have on surrounding businesses. After researching such services in cities across the country, the study evaluates alternatives against the goals of cost-effectiveness, ease of implementation, political feasibility, and equity. It recommends implementing a package of services that includes public meetings, communication with affected businesses, signage, a website, and business education. It also recommends that a program liaison coordinate these services and that the City of Milwaukee implement an evaluation system.

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  • Course:Workshop in Public Affairs, Public Affairs 869, taught by Susan Yackee in Spring 2010
  • Authors: Bo McCready, Ian Ritz, Rocio Sanchez-Moyano, Mike Schultz, and Sarah Wainscott
  • Client: City of Milwaukee, Department of Administration, Budget and Management Division

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