Milwaukee County Transit System announces the expansion of its services with a new route and a route extension - both aimed at assisting local residents get to job hubs. The routes also enhance travel mobility for workers while helping improve air quality.
Starting, Sunday, March 22, 2015, Route 276 (Brown Deer Shuttle) will provide service from Park Plaza and Brown Deer, to Green Bay Road, to Cherrywood Lane primarily along the Brown Deer Road corridor. This area contains several office and industrial establishments that are currently without transit service. Route 276 will operate on weekdays from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. and from 5 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on weekends.
Also starting on March 22, Route 80 (6th Street) will be extended south to provide regular all-day service for the first time from MATC South to Oak Creek. With this extension, Route 80 will serve Drexel Town Square and the retailer Meijer (both under construction), Woodman’s Market, Target, Kohl’s, and many other businesses and residences. Route 80 buses will operate daily from 5 a.m. to 12 a.m.
Seasonal Adjustments to Take Effect
MCTS bus schedules change up to four times a year to accommodate regular seasonal adjustments. The following routes are changing on March 22: Routes 14 (Humboldt – Forest Home), 21 (North Avenue), 23 (Fond du Lac-National), 67 (N. 76th – S. 84th Street), 76 (N. 60th – S. 70th Street), 79 (Menomonee Falls Flyer), 80 (6th Street), 223 (Park Place – Bradley Woods Shuttle), BlueLine MetroEXpress (Fond du Lac – National Avenue), 44 (National Flyer) and 49 (Brown Deer – Bayshore Flyer). Customers are encouraged to check buses on March 18 for new schedules, call the 24-hour automated bus information line at 414-344-6711, or view a preview online at RideMCTS.com starting on March 12.
The Google Transit Trip planner located on the homepage of RideMCTS.com is the best way to plan your bus trip. Just input the starting point and destination to get customized route and schedule information.