Republican National Convention | View Alert

We welcome RNC delegates and visitors from around the world to Milwaukee County. Note that from approximately Thursday, July 11-Friday July 19, security measures during the RNC will impact bus stops in the downtown area and traffic will impact service systemwide. Please expect delays and service changes with short notice. Visit for the complete list of stops served & interactive map with detour routing.


Community Outreach

Our community outreach efforts seek to positively impact the quality of life for all residents and visitors through our programming, initiatives and sponsorships that educate, empower and uplift us all. MCTS cares about the well-being of our community.

MCTS Community Calendar


Join us at these upcoming events and activities and visit the calendar often for a list of updated current events. 

Community Involvement


Our community involvements highlight the role of public transportation in providing access to safety, freedom and opportunity for all residents.

  • Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration 
  • Cesar Chavez Birthday Celebration 
  • Juneteenth Day Parade & Festival 
  • Teen Ridership Initiative
  • Human Trafficking Awareness & Prevention
  • Milwaukee Pride Bus Wrap & Pride Celebration

Learn More About Our Community Sponsorships

MCTS in the Community


Community Conversation Sessions 

In pursuit of racial equity, MCTS seeks to gain input from our customers and neighbors to better meet the travel needs of our entire community. Join us as we host conversations with neighborhood associations and related groups that currently use, or which could use, bus service.  

Be part of the conversation! If your group would like to host a Q&A session with MCTS or have us share details about our latest developments, send an email to


Community Partnerships and Events 

MCTS believes in being more than a service provider but a good neighbor in our community. Our events reflect long-time collaborations with community partners that benefit us all. 

  • Miller Lite Free Rides 

  • Doors Open Milwaukee  

  • Rosa Parks On-Board Tribute 

  • Stuff the Bus 

  • St. Patrick's Day Parade (Shamrock Club of Wisconsin & Bluemound Road Business Association)

  • 4th of July Parade (City of Wauwatosa)



MCTS community outreach programs aim to increase Milwaukee County residents’ understanding and support of public transportation.  

  • Mobile Meet Ups with MCTS 
  • MCTS Rosa Parks Tribute Scholarship 
  • MCTS Bus Shelter Art Project 
  • MCTS Transit Teen Advisory Board

Learn More About Our Programs

Request a Visit


To request a travel training for your group or school, visit our MCTS Travel Training Page. For presentations or participation in community events, complete our appearance request form. Please submit your request at least 45 days prior to your event. 


Bus Lines


Bus Lines is published six times a year as a service to Milwaukee County Transit System passengers. ​

View current and past issues here

Voice Your Support


These transit advocacy groups work to positively influence and public policy on the local and state levels. Contact each one directly for more information. 

Donation Requests


MCTS is a nonprofit company that reports directly to the government of Milwaukee County. Our focus is being economically viable while operating a reliable, consistent and an easy-to-use public bus system. We offer limited in-kind donations of bus fares and passes for events to local non-profit organizations who have clients most in need. Donations are on a case-by-case basis.