Milwaukee City officials have been exploring creative ways to fund the extension of the city’s streetcar without burdening taxpayers. One idea that has been making headlines a sexy car wash. The proposal suggests that city officials, including the mayor and city council members, would participate in a provocative car wash event to raise money for the streetcar extension.
The city has chosen an Arby’s parking lot to host the car wash but the idea has already been met with support and criticism. Some argue that it is a fun and harmless way to raise money for a public project, while others believe it is inappropriate for elected officials to engage in such activities. More as the story develops.