“To give 100,000 rides in one year to our customers who use mobility devices is a huge vote of confidence in our ability meet their travel needs,” says Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele.
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Even with the increase, riding transit is still a great way to save money. According to a November report from the American Public Transportation Association (APTA), people who ride public transit instead of driving save more than $800 a month. 2017 MCTS Fares
by Kieth Crum
Yesterday, members of the union that represents drivers for the transit system voted overwhelmingly against a contract proposal, with 93% voting against it and 92% voting to strike. Bus drivers have been working without a contract for three months.
By Sean Ryan There was no way to make everybody happy with the Interstate 94 reconstruction around the Stadium Interchange.
On January 18, 2015 the Milwaukee County Transit System made changes to bus service on the east side. These changes will affect travel to and from Milwaukee Transit Riders Union meetings at the Milwaukee Environmental Consortium (MEC).
by Matthew Wisla Like many central city residents, the Smith family doesn’t own a car. Yvett, 55, retired last year so her transportation needs are not as critical as those of her four sons, ages 34, 22, and 19-year-old twins. They depend on the bus to get them to work or job interviews every day.
by Kieth Crum Do you ride the Routes 10, 14 and 30? Change is in store for you beginning this weekend. Route 10
By Peggy Schulz At public hearings on December 3 and 4, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation will receive comments regarding its proposed options for rebuilding a roughly 3.5-mile stretch of I-94 between 16th and 70th Streets. The hearings are scheduled for:
Two much anticipated routes to suburban job centers will start next week. The routes were created out of the settlement from the lawsuit brought against WisDOT by MICAH and BHCW. Route 6 goes to Mayfair, Brookfield Square, the New Berlin Industrial Park, FedEx and BuySeasons from the Rufus King and Midtown areas.
The lack of access to suburban jobs for urban workers has taken a toll on the Milwaukee area. Many employers have trouble filling open positions, and at the same time many Milwaukee residents feel little hope in finding work.