Milwaukee County Transit System
Press Release

The Milwaukee County Transit System to Host Public Meetings

Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) has scheduled two public meetings to describe the new proposed routes stemming from a grant awarded by the Federal Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement (CMAQ) Program.

By - Sep 3rd, 2014 08:54 am

Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) has scheduled two public meetings to describe the new proposed routes stemming from a grant awarded by the Federal Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement (CMAQ) Program. At the meetings, the public will learn about the restructuring of several routes and the introduction of three new express routes scheduled to begin January 18, 2015: Wisconsin Ave – UWM Express, Sherman Blvd – Wisconsin Express and 27th Street Express.

MCTS Public Meeting Schedule and Locations:

Tuesday, September 9 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Milwaukee Central Library in Meeting Room One, 814 W. Wisconsin Ave.
MCTS bus routes: BlueLine, 10, 12, 14, 23, 30 and 31

Wednesday, September 10 from 3:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Milwaukee Center Street Library, 2727 W. Fond du Lac Ave.
MCTS bus routes: BlueLine, 22, 23 and 27

The public is encouraged to attend the informational meetings and view displays that describe the new express routes and how local routes will be affected. Passengers of these routes are encouraged to attend: Route 10 (Humboldt – Wisconsin), Route 14 (Forest Home), Route 27 (27th Street) and Route 30 (Sherman-Wisconsin).

MCTS personnel will be present to gather feedback and answer questions. If you are unable to attend the meeting and would like more information, visit to view meeting materials, or call (414) 344-4550 and ask for Andrew Tillman. Feedback will be considered through September 17, 2014.

The meeting sites are accessible by wheelchair. With advance notice of five business days, MCTS can make special accommodations for persons with disabilities, limited English speaking ability, or persons needing auxiliary aids or services including interpreters for the public sessions. Call (414) 344-4550 and ask for Andrew Tillman to request special accommodations.

The Milwaukee County Transit System is a vital service to the community, connecting 45 million riders each year with jobs, schools, shopping, healthcare and recreation in Milwaukee County.

Milwaukee Transport Services, Incorporated, is a private not-for-profit corporation, contracted by Milwaukee County to manage and operate the Milwaukee County Transit System in conjunction with the Milwaukee County Board and the Milwaukee County Department of Transportation since 1975.

Mentioned in This Press Release

Recent Press Releases by Milwaukee County Transit System - Page 2

MCTS and County Executive Chris Abele Honor Rosa Parks with Headlight Tribute & Reserved Bus Seat

Every bus in the MCTS fleet will have a seat reserved in honor of Rosa Parks.

MCTS Detours for Milwaukee Marathon May Cause Countywide Bus Delays on Sunday, November 6th

Passengers should expect service delays, especially through the city of Milwaukee.

MCTS Receives National Recognition for Outstanding Service

“I was treated with the utmost respect, and really enjoyed riding the city bus,” said national travel writer John Morris.

Celebrate Indian Summer with MCTS

The Milwaukee County Transit System’s Downtown Shuttle and local routes take festival-goers directly to Indian Summer.

Last Buses Pull Out of Downtown Transit Center This Weekend

The Transit Center property was sold by Milwaukee County to developer Rick Barrett who is redeveloping the land into The Couture project.

Changes Coming for Several Bus Routes Through Downtown

The sale and demolition of the Downtown Transit Center means changes for several MCTS routes that run through Downtown Milwaukee.

Save Some Green: Head to Irish Fest with MCTS Bus Service

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

MCTS Is the Blue Ribbon Choice for Travel to the Wisconsin State Fair

MCTS’ Shuttles, Freeway Flyers and local routes all take riders straight to the gates of State Fair Park August 4 through August 14.

Love Italian Style: MCTS Gets Bus Riders to Festa Italiana

MCTS Provides Shuttle and Freeway Flyer Service July 22-24

Top 6 Reasons to Take MCTS to Summerfest

Fast, easy and more fun than a Netflix marathon!

MCTS Gets Music Fans to Summerfest with Ease, Convenience

Getting to and from Summerfest is easy, safe and convenient when you let MCTS do the driving!

The Clock is Ticking – Only Five Days Left to Get a FREE Summerfest Admission with Purchase of MCTS Pre>Fare Ticket

Time is running out to get to take advantage of the best deal MCTS and Summerfest have ever offered.

2 thoughts on “The Milwaukee County Transit System to Host Public Meetings”

  1. Tom D says:

    The headline is wrong. It should read “…Milwaukee County Transit SYSTEM…” not “…Milwaukee County Transit CENTER…”

    The meetings are at public libraries, not at the Downtown Transit Center.

  2. You’re right. I have to retype them when they come in and screwed this one up.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *