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Downtown trolleys start engines tomorrow

Milwaukee Trolley Loop to operate Thursdays through Saturdays, May 23 – August 31, 2013

By - May 22nd, 2013 05:26 pm
Downtown’s summer trolley service, the Milwaukee Trolley Loop presented by VISIT Milwaukee, rolls out tomorrow with its “Hop ‘n Shop, Wine ‘n Dine” route.
Operated by Transit Express, the trolleys will serve the East Town, Westown and Historic Third Ward neighborhoods, Thursdays – Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., May 23 through August 31. Two trolleys will service the “Hop ‘n Shop, Wine ‘n Dine” route to offer 20-minute headways at designated stops. Rides are $1 per person, round trip.
Points of interest along the route include the Milwaukee Public Market, Delta Center, Milwaukee Public Museum, Jazz in the Park, farm markets, Milwaukee Art Museum, Discovery World at Pier Wisconsin, KidZ Days at the Center, Betty Brinn Children’s Museum, and the theater and hotel districts. Other highlights along the route include connectivity to shops, restaurants, spas and salons.
The privately funded service is supported by its two lead contributors, VISIT Milwaukee and Milwaukee Downtown, BID #21, with additional support from the East Town Association, Historic Third Ward Association, Milwaukee Art Museum, The Shops of Grand Avenue, Usinger Foundation and Wisconsin Cheese Mart. Last year, the Milwaukee Trolley Loop operated 600 hours and serviced over 15,000 riders.
For route and schedule information, visit www.MilwaukeeDowntown.com or call 414.562.RIDE.

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