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Results tagged with 'bus'

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On streetcars, utilities and transit innovation

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.

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More commuters pair bikes and buses; rack usage gains momentum

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.

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MCTS donates unclaimed bikes

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.

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Social Circle: Your most recent bus experience

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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Reader blogs:

The Beauty of the Bus

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...

Why are people on the bus so strange?

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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