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Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012

Plus: Hero of the Week

 Public transit and its funding are back in the news as the Milwaukee County board struggles with the real issue of how to keep the Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) functioning with sufficient bus lines to be viable
Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2011
Route 30 is a relatively short route, but it's useful for students because it covers a significant portion of Milwaukee's Downtown and directly connects the Marquette and UW-Milwaukee campuses. When the bus reaches the latter...
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, Sept. 16, 2009

Governor’s RTA fix focuses on buses and commuter rail

Does the governor’s fix for Milwaukee’s bus system truly reflect what Milwaukee voters want? In June, when Gov. Jim Doyle vetoed a half-cent sales tax increase that would rescue the cash-strapped Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS), many Milwaukee decision-makers were baffled.
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...