Joe Petrie

I came to Mass Transit in 2013 after spending seven years on the daily newsbeat in southeastern Wisconsin.

Based in Milwaukee, I worked as a daily newspaper reporter with the Waukesha Freeman from 2006-2011, where I covered education, county and state government. I went on to cover courts for Patch.com, where I was the main courts reporter in the Metro Milwaukee cluster of websites.

I’ve won multiple awards during the course of my career and have covered some of the biggest political events in the past decade and have appeared on national programs.

Having covered local government and social issues, I discovered the importance of transit and the impact it can have on communities when implemented, supported and funded.   

A Fare Deal

A Fare Deal

A Family Approach to Mass Transit

A Family Approach to Mass Transit

Tomorrow's Technology Meets Yesterday's Need for Today's Issues

Tomorrow's Technology Meets Yesterday's Need for Today's Issues

Peerless-AV Makes Signage Xtreme in Transit

Peerless-AV Makes Signage Xtreme in Transit

Init Takes Monitoring to Another Dimension of Data

Init Takes Monitoring to Another Dimension of Data

Shaping the Future Through Technology

Shaping the Future Through Technology

Atkins Prepares Transit for the Future

Atkins Prepares Transit for the Future

Prelco Showcases 'Sleek, Sexy' Train Windows

Prelco Showcases 'Sleek, Sexy' Train Windows

Born on a Bayou

Born on a Bayou

Data Collection Grows with RSM

A Charged Change for Buses

A Charged Change for Buses

Fueling Change

Fueling Change

Tactful Communications Yields Political Results

Tactful Communications Yields Political Results

Locomotion to New Heights

Locomotion to New Heights

Sow Grassroots Strategically

Sow Grassroots Strategically

Positively Trouble Coming

Positively Trouble Coming

Running Through Regulation

Running Through Regulation

Finding Solutions to Mutual Issues

Finding Solutions to Mutual Issues

Sparking Change in Buses

Sparking Change in Buses

A Competition to Learn

A Competition to Learn

Strip Budget Bulge in More Ways Than One

Strip Budget Bulge in More Ways Than One

Streetcar Phase II: Now What to Do

Streetcar Phase II: Now What to Do

The Political Climate and Transit Funding

The Political Climate and Transit Funding

 

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