Transportation: Streetcar Service Goes From Bad To Worse
Transportation

Streetcar Service Goes From Bad To Worse

Maintenance issue leaves it with just one vehicle running Monday, causing 40-minute waits.

Transportation: Should National Avenue Rebuild Include Plans for Streetcar?
Transportation

Should National Avenue Rebuild Include Plans for Streetcar?

Alderman Bauman floats idea as strategy to save money if future extension is built.

Transportation: Maintenance Issues Reduce The Hop’s Schedule
Transportation

Maintenance Issues Reduce The Hop’s Schedule

Second time this year the streetcar system will operate with reduced schedule.

Transportation: Congress Extends Streetcar Grant
Transportation

Congress Extends Streetcar Grant

Extended deadline for spending grant allows city to finish streetcar line through delayed Couture tower.

City Needs Act of Congress Because of Couture-Streetcar Delay

City Needs Act of Congress Because of Couture-Streetcar Delay

City officials admit project is behind schedule.

Transportation: Streetcar Study Draws Controversy
Transportation

Streetcar Study Draws Controversy

Study of Walker’s Point extension moves forward.

Transportation: Streetcar Returning To Full Schedule
Transportation

Streetcar Returning To Full Schedule

The Hop to offer full service for first time since March 2020, welcome riders with "Hop Summer Nights."

Transportation: Southside Streetcar Study, Street Improvements Approved
Transportation

Southside Streetcar Study, Street Improvements Approved

Walker's Point would be targeted for expansion.

Transportation: City Proposes Study of Streetcar to Walker’s Point
Transportation

City Proposes Study of Streetcar to Walker’s Point

Proposed extension would run from Third Ward south to 6th and National.

Transportation: First Streetcar Smart Kiosks Installed
Transportation

First Streetcar Smart Kiosks Installed

Each with interactive displays mixing ads, streetcar arrival data and PSA's.

Plats and Parcels: Lakefront Streetcar Extension Scheduled for June 2022 Opening
Plats and Parcels

Lakefront Streetcar Extension Scheduled for June 2022 Opening

Plus: A rundown of the week's real estate news.

Transportation: Should Milwaukee Stop The Hop?
Transportation

Should Milwaukee Stop The Hop?

Alderman proposes this, but suspending the service might cost more than it saves.

Transportation: The Hop Now Wears a Mask
Transportation

The Hop Now Wears a Mask

"Spread the word, not the virus" is message in new rolling mask billboard.

Eyes on Milwaukee: Is A Couture Deal Finally Coming?
Eyes on Milwaukee

Is A Couture Deal Finally Coming?

City officials say it is, while Ald. Bauman pushes city to separate streetcar from project.

Transportation: SUV Driver Runs Into The Hop
Transportation

SUV Driver Runs Into The Hop

Driver crossed travel lanes turning south onto Broadway. First collision with moving vehicle.

Transportation: Streetcar Kiosks Could Bring In $500,000 Annually
Transportation

Streetcar Kiosks Could Bring In $500,000 Annually

System of 35 interactive kiosks could be online as early as May.

Thanks A Million, Hop Riders!

Thanks A Million, Hop Riders!

The streetcar to celebrate its 1,000,000th rider this week by handing out $1,000,000 worth of discounts to businesses along the route

Transportation: We Energies Will Sponsor Streetcar
Transportation

We Energies Will Sponsor Streetcar

4th sponsor streetcar has attracted, $100,000 deal during DNC not finalized.

Transportation: Streetcar Ridership Up in January Versus 2019
Transportation

Streetcar Ridership Up in January Versus 2019

The Hop records better ridership in January, buoyed by warmer weather.

Transportation: Streetcar Ridership Up in December
Transportation

Streetcar Ridership Up in December

System outpaces November ridership and annual estimates.

Transportation: Ridership Falls for The Hop
Transportation

Ridership Falls for The Hop

Begins 2nd year of operation with November ridership down from November 2018.

Transportation: The “Holiday Hop” Streetcar Debuts
Transportation

The “Holiday Hop” Streetcar Debuts

Santa hops a ride to City Hall tree lighting ceremony.

No money for police, lead hazard issues or infrastructure, but let’s pump up the streetcar we can’t afford
Transportation: City Lands Second Streetcar Sponsor
Transportation

City Lands Second Streetcar Sponsor

Everstream, business internet provider, joins Potawatomi in backing The Hop.

Everstream Providing Free Fares for Hop Riders this Holiday Season

Everstream Providing Free Fares for Hop Riders this Holiday Season

Fiber network provider furthers investment in Milwaukee through streetcar partnership including a festive holiday-themed streetcar debuting this month

Transportation: Streetcar Ridership Drops with Temperature
Transportation

Streetcar Ridership Drops with Temperature

Doors Open Milwaukee boosted ridership, but overall Sunday traffic continues to sag.

Transportation: Couture Streetcar Extension Decision Pushed to June 2020
Transportation

Couture Streetcar Extension Decision Pushed to June 2020

"We look like complete fools," says Bauman as Marcoux expresses confidence in project.

City Tops in TIF Money for Streetcar

City Tops in TIF Money for Streetcar

State tax system forced Milwaukee’s dependence on TIF, WPF report finds.

Transportation: The Hop Records 80,113 Rides in August
Transportation

The Hop Records 80,113 Rides in August

Third best month on record, but down from July high.

Transportation: City Struggles on Couture Streetcar Extension
Transportation

City Struggles on Couture Streetcar Extension

As project drags, officials to meet with Federal Transit Administration to discuss options.