Results tagged with 'bus'
Published Sept. 11, 2014
Last July, exactly one day before she turned 40, Kelley Hickman bought a school bus. It was the first step in starting her transportation business, Beautiful Endeavors, which launched last October. Little did she know when she made the initial purchase that within the year she would be able to leave her bus driving job of 11 years to focus her efforts exclusively on her own venture.
Published April 24, 2014
For the benefit of Wisconsin and visitors to our fine state, Milwaukee's moving forward with a streetcar. In addition, the Downtown trolley is back this summer and other options like Uber Black and Lyft are here now, too. Options are good. Cars are great. They all work well together.
Published Sept. 21, 2012
Bikes and buses have become a popular combination in Milwaukee County, based on new figures from the Milwaukee County Transit System. Use of the racks, installed in 2009, has increased significantly, and bus riders are on pace to load their bikes on a bus more than 130,000 times in 2012, based on a conservative projection. The usage would top 150,000 if the momentum continues along a trend recorded in the statistics provided by MCTS.
Published Nov. 15, 2011
The bike racks on buses are getting used, despite what some would have you believe, and the result is that nearly 200 bikes have been absent-mindedly left on the fronts of big green limousines.
Published Aug. 18, 2011
This week's Social Circle question asked the question, "When was the last time you rode the bus and how was the experience?" The question received lots of responses that ranged from "relaxing" to "smells like poverty."
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Wednesday July 16th, 2014 – Island Lake, IL One of a large laundry list of assorted oddities in my life I have never been able to figure out is a recurring dream I have had for decades. I have told it in detail to several dream interpreters that I have run across both on the...
I used to ride my 12-speed bike to school... to the pool in the summer... to my friends' houses. When I turned 16, my mother made a point to tell me I would not be allowed to have a car "You'll spend all your time working to make the payments, your grades will go down and you'll lose track o...
I live on the eastside and work downtown. My commute back and forth is only a few minutes. I don't own a vehicle (by choice), because I just feel like parking downtown and on the eastside is ridiculously expensive. Not only that, but the rising gas prices are enough to make those of you...
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