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Masks are required on board all MCTS buses. Please note that MCTS has adjusted its passenger limit from 10 to 15. The MCTS Administration Building remains closed to visitors. Read more here.

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MCTS Celebrates Wisconsin Bike Week 2020

MCTS is excited to participate in Wisconsin Bike Week from September 12-20, 2020.
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Bublr Bikes Honors MCTS with 'Connecting Milwaukee' Award

Bublr Bikes honored the Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) on August 22, 2020 with a 'Connecting Milwaukee' award.
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MCTS Announces Detours Ahead of the DNC

The Democratic National Convention is happening in Milwaukee this week. Many of our downtown routes are detoured due to street closures. Delays are also possible.
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MCTS to Adjust Passenger Limit Starting Friday, August 14

Due to high mask usage on buses and other efforts to mitigate risks associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, MCTS will adjust its passenger limit from 10 to 15 starting Friday, August 14.
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MCTS to Require Masks on Buses Starting August 1

MCTS announced today that masks or face coverings will be required on buses starting Saturday, August 1.
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MCTS Hosting Virtual Job Fair to Hire Bus Drivers, Mechanics & More

Anyone interested in exploring a rewarding and family-sustaining career as a bus driver, mechanic, or maintenance team member with MCTS is invited to attend a virtual job fair on Tuesday, July 21 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
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Federal Government Provides MCTS with Facemasks for Workforce

MCTS recently received a large quantity of reusable facemasks for its employees from the Federal Government.
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MCTS Statement on Racism & Inequity

At MCTS, we pledge our ongoing commitment to eliminate racism and inequity while we deliver essential transit services that allow everyone access to jobs, healthcare and education.
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Federal Government Commits $40.9 Million to Milwaukee County's BRT Project

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has confirmed its commitment to provide $40.9 million in funding towards the East-West Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) line in Milwaukee County – a first-of-its-kind project in Wisconsin.
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Update on Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Project

Milwaukee County is tremendously appreciative to the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and President Donald Trump for their commitment to fund the East-West Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project.
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MCTS to Resume Fare Collection on June 1

The Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) will resume fare collection and front door boarding on all buses starting at 4:00 a.m. on June 1, 2020.
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May 14: MCTS Update on Coronavirus or COVID-19

Despite any changes to the State’s ‘Safer at Home’ order, the City of Milwaukee’s order remains in effect until further notice. The 18 municipalities of Milwaukee County have also issued a joint order that is expected to last until at least May 21.
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MCTS Participates in Parade to Support Girl with Cancer

MCTS was proud to participate in a parade on Thursday, April 30th to help bring a smile to the face of a girl with terminal cancer.
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April 20: MCTS Update on Coronavirus or COVID-19

MCTS recommends that all passengers wear a face mask or cloth that covers your nose and mouth, while on board our buses.
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April 13: MCTS Update on Coronavirus or COVID-19

MCTS buses that run Mondays through Fridays have resumed using a regular weekday schedule. All Freeway Flyer service, UBUS service, and ‘school trips’ are still suspended. 
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April 8: MCTS Update on Coronavirus or COVID-19

Starting Thursday, April 9 and lasting until further notice, a maximum of 10 passengers will be allowed on a MCTS bus at any given time.
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Free MCTS Coloring & Activity Book

To help brighten your day, we put together a digital MCTS coloring book you can download.
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March 26: MCTS Update on Coronavirus or COVID-19

Starting March 28 and lasting until further notice, MCTS is suspending fare collection and informing riders that they must enter and exit the bus through the back door only, unless they need ADA access.
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March 20: MCTS Update on Coronavirus or COVID-19

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, MCTS buses that run on weekdays are now using a Saturday schedule. This reduction in service includes the suspension of all Freeway Flyer routes.
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March 19: MCTS Update on Coronavirus or COVID-19

In an effort to focus on public safety and help prevent further community spread of COVID-19, MCTS is closing its Administration Building - 1942 North 17th Street - to visitors starting March 19, 2020, lasting until further notice.
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