Celebrate Indian Summer with MCTS
The Milwaukee County Transit System’s Downtown Shuttle and local routes take festival-goers directly to Indian Summer.
Milwaukee, WI – Celebrate Indian Summer with ease and convenience by taking the bus! The Milwaukee County Transit System’s (MCTS) Downtown Shuttle and local routes take festival-goers directly to Indian Summer held September 9-11, 2016, at Henry Maier Festival Park.
DOWNTOWN SHUTTLE SERVICE
Shuttles provide service roughly every 30 minutes to Indian Summer from 3:30 pm to 12:30 am on Friday, Sept. 9; from 11:30 am to 12:30 am on Saturday, Sept. 10; and from 9:00 am to 8:30 pm on Sunday, Sept. 11. Buses operate in both directions along Wisconsin Avenue. When traveling to Indian Summer, the Shuttle stops between N. 6th Street and N. Jackson Street, then proceeds directly to the Mid Gate. Stops are made at all bus stops marked with the Summerfest smile logo.
- MCTS M•CARD: $2.50
- Cash: $3.00
- M•CARD 1-, 7- or 31-Day Pass: Free
Round-trip: Children (ages 6 – 11), seniors (65 and over) and persons with disabilities with proper ID. Children under 6 ride free when accompanied by an adult.
- MCTS M•CARD: $1.25
- Cash: $1.50
- MCTS M•CARD with a 1-, 7- or 31-Day Pass: Free
U-PASS, GO Pass, New Freedom Pass and Commuter Value Pass are accepted as full fare.
MCTS buses also serve Indian Summer with numerous regular routes in the downtown area connecting to the Shuttle. Regular MCTS fares apply for travel on local routes. Freeway Flyer service is not offered for this festival.
Customers can find additional information and suggested routing via Google Trip Planner by visiting RideMCTS.com, or by calling the 24-hour automated bus information line at 414-344-6711.
Press Releases by Milwaukee County Transit System
Every bus in the MCTS fleet will have a seat reserved in honor of Rosa Parks.
Passengers should expect service delays, especially through the city of Milwaukee.
“I was treated with the utmost respect, and really enjoyed riding the city bus,” said national travel writer John Morris.
The Transit Center property was sold by Milwaukee County to developer Rick Barrett who is redeveloping the land into The Couture project.
The sale and demolition of the Downtown Transit Center means changes for several MCTS routes that run through Downtown Milwaukee.
No matter if you take the Freeway Flyer, Downtown Shuttle or local routes, Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) offers easy ways to get to the festival