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Strikes halts MCTS bus service for three days

Published June 30, 2015

All Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) bus service will be suspended as of 3 a.m. on Wednesday, July 1, because of a strike by the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 998. The ATU members will not report to work for 72 hours, but will return at 3 a.m. on Saturday.


Milwaukee County to lead development of Bus Rapid Transit service

Published June 2, 2015

In an effort to further expand the robust economic value of the Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS), County Executive Chris Abele has directed the Milwaukee County Department of Transportation to explore connecting the region's two biggest job centers with Bus Rapid Transit service (BRT).


Why did Anja trek from Franklin to Downtown Milwaukee?

Published March 22, 2015

Anja Notanja Sieger left her suburban home at 9:50 a.m. on Thursday morning and started the journey to fulfill her longtime goal of walking from Franklin to Downtown Milwaukee. She did it, in part, in conjunction with 88Nine Radio Milwaukee's upcoming Transportation Circus. But she made the 15-mile hike for other reasons, too.


The official Milwaukee streetcar route

Published Nov. 29, 2014

Earlier in the week, I asked City Engineer Jeffrey Polenske to detail the routes and the extensions which will push the Streetcar into the neighborhoods and other major destinations like UW-Milwaukee. Here they are.

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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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