Route 49 - Brown Deer-Bayshore Flyer

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Service Alerts for Route 49
  • DATE: Thursday, June 2, 2016
    DURATION: Every Thursday from 4 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. until September 1, 2016
    AFFECTED AREA: Kilbourn between Jefferson & Jackson

    Due to Kilbourn Avenue being closed for setup of Jazz In The Park at Cathedral Park, EASTBOUND ONLY Routes 49 & 143 will detour as follows after 4:00 p.m.:

    • South (right) on Milwaukee Street to Wells Street
    • East (left) on Wells to Prospect Avenue
    • South (right) on Prospect 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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