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Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2011
Like Route 15, the 10 covers a large swath of the Milwaukee area—and the destinations from end to end are worth the journey. Moreover, while much of the 15's route covers the suburbs, the long east-west sweep of the 10 shows riders an interesting...
Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2011
The Route 15 bus offers an exhaustive north-south tour of the townships bordering Lake Michigan. With Bayshore Town Center on the northern end and a number of interesting neighborhoods along the way, this route is ideal for students...
Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2011

Abele, Holloway spar over Milwaukee County transit insurance plan

In perhaps what is a sign of a contentious budget season to come, both Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele and Board Chair Lee Holloway are taking credit for an insurance plan change that could save the county up to $2 million...
Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Failure of RTA legislation also dooms commuter rail

As the Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) celebrated its 150th anniversary last week, questions remain about its long-term survival and the political will to fix it. Transit supporters had worked hard for years to find secure, dedicated funding for the cash-strapped countywide bus system, which depends on federal and state monies plus local property taxes and fare-box revenue...
07.23.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Lisa Kaiser
Now that Gov. Doyle has crippled the Milwaukee County Transit System by vetoing a half-cent sales tax for local mass transit, bus advocates were hoping that some federal dollars would help them through the rough times. Well, they’re getting some assistance from Congresswoman Gwen Moore. From today’s announcement: Congresswoman Moore secured $500,000 in the House bill for the Milwa...
Wednesday, July 8, 2009

How will the Milwaukee bus system survive Doyle’s vetoes?

With a few select vetoes in the state budget and an explanation many are still trying to understand, Gov. Jim Doyle may have signed the death certificate for the Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS). Last Monday, in a move that shocked many who were involved in the push to secure...

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