Route 48 - South Shore Flyer

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Service Alerts for Route 48
  • DATE: Monday, February 22, 2016
    DURATION: 6 Months
    AFFECTED AREA: I-794 Westbound (northbound) exit ramp to Michigan Street

    Due to the closure of the I-794 Westbound (northbound) exit ramp to Michigan Street/Lincoln Memorial Drive for the Lakefront Gateway Project, the route 48 AM inbound flyer will detour as follows:

    Route 48 AM Inbound Flyer Trip:
    • Continue west on I-794 to the Milwaukee Street exit
    • Exit (left exit) Milwaukee Street 1E
    • North on Milwaukee Street to Michigan Street
    • East (R) on Michigan Street
    • North (L) on Cass Street to regular route

  • Attention MCTS Freeway Flyer & UBUS Riders

    Pertains to customers who Ride ONLY local streets on a Freeway Flyer Route

    Effective Monday, September 29, 2014, the Milwaukee County Transit System will be implementing a new policy that will require any person riding on a Freeway Flyer route – even just a short segment of the route- to pay the Freeway Flyer fare.

    This will NOT affect most riders and fares are NOT changing. Riders will still pay with a valid pass (i.e. CVP, U-PASS), Weekly/Monthly pass with cash premium, or the cash fare of $3.25 adult/$1.60 reduced.

    In the past, MCTS was able to accommodate riders who rode Freeway Flyers for just a short distance by charging them a regular local fare ($2.25 adult cash or $1.1.0 reduced). MCTS will no longer be able to provide this service.

    We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your cooperation as we implement this policy.

    Note: The $0.35 zone fare still applies for passengers who board or alight Route 79 in Waukesha County.
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