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Bus system rolls out improvements while streetcar battle rages

Published Jan. 28, 2015

As the streetcar continues to be hotly debated, Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports that MCTS launched four new bus routes this month in addition to two others that were started in August 2014. Of the six new routes, three are designed to connect central city residents with potential employment opportunities outside the city. The other three routes are intended to help shorten travel times and relieve overcrowding on the buses.

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MCTS retires Route 10 name, ending a century of transit history

Published Jan. 21, 2015

Once a streetcar line (and having a slightly different route than the modern bus service), the Route 10 designation dates to the 1920s. In 1958, a Route 10 trolley was the last streetcar operating in Milwaukee. On Sunday, Jan. 18, the historic route number was retired, ending nearly a century of Milwaukee transit history.

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Community meeting about streetcar project scheduled for next Tuesday

Published Jan. 16, 2015

Alderman Russell W. Stamper, II will host a community informational meeting about the Milwaukee Streetcar project at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 20, at the Milwaukee Area Workforce Investment Board (MAWIB), located at 2342 N. 27th St. Mayor Tom Barrett will be at the meeting and will provide an overview of the project.

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