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05.20.2014 | 134 days ago | Posted at 12:31 PM
By Shepherd Express Staff
The Milwaukee County Transit System is changing some routes, as they do on occasion. Here's the information they want you to know:Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) announces schedule changes to several routes effective Sunday, June 8, 2014. Also, the Route 55 (Layton Avenue) will be extended between 76th Street and Hales Corners Park-Ride lot. Please see map. Schedules change up to four ...
03.11.2014 | | Posted at 02:42 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
Yesterday, Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele delivered an astonishing ultimatum to county board members: Get rid of supervisors’ authority to review request for proposals (RFP) appeals, or I’ll sue.  Abele is upset that a legally appointed review panel voted to spike his decision to award a half-billion-dollar contract to MV Transportation to run the Milwaukee County Transit System....
02.24.2014 | | Posted at 10:41 AM
By Lisa Kaiser
The Dallas-based MV Transportation lost a big contract last week, when a Milwaukee County review panel denied the Abele administration’s intent to award it a half-billion dollar, 3-year contract to run the Milwaukee County Transit System.  Now comes word that MV is up for sale—and that the company is the source of numerous complaints in Dallas over its paratransit service. According to...
02.20.2014 | | Posted at 04:22 PM
By Lisa Kaiser
A Milwaukee County panel shot down the pending contract between the county and Dallas-based MV Transportation to operate the Milwaukee County Transit System, calling the bidding process “arbitrary and unreasonable.” The RFP process was so flawed, they found, that an intent to award a contract based on it cannot be made. The decision to award the half-billion dollar contract to MV was reverse...
Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013

If it’s not broken, don’t try to fix it

 The Dallas-based bus company MV Transportation wants to win the contract to operate the Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) so that it can gain a toehold in the Midwest, a
Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013

Judge orders administration to release documents, panel will review contract process

The stalled contract to operate the Milwaukee County Transit System seems to be closer to a resolution. This summer, Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele announced that he intended to award the contract to Texas-based, for-profit MV Transportation...

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