Tools
Menu

MCTS Excellence

MCTS Excellence - for every employee of the Milwaukee County Transit System it is more than just a saying, it is a way of life. 

Every year MCTS employees receive hundreds of commendations. MCTS management is proud of the great work of employees and every employee receives a formal letter of recognition for each commendation.

In March of 2017, Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele formally recognized MCTS Excellence by Proclaiming the week of March 13 -19th, MCTS Excellence Week.

We want to hear your stories of MCTS Excellence. If you see someone practicing MCTS Excellence, please let us know by filing a commendation for that person.

Check back here often because we will keep sharing new stories of MCTS Excellence.

I called the helpline today to rectify being locked out of my account, and a possible stolen bus pass, and James was a huge help! He was friendly, made a couple well-timed jokes that made my day, and transferred money from my missing card to another account.

MCTS Driver Helps Elderly Man Who Fell in the Street

MCTS Driver Helps Elderly Man Who Fell in the Middle of the Street

Read Story

Knucklehead Driver Cuts off Bus

The quick action of MCTS driver Fred Tarver avoided a bad crash.

Read Story

Your driver was one of the kindest, most communicative people I've ever had as a bus driver. He went out of his way to be kind to every person who stepped on, giving directions to one man and gently answering questions from myself and other passengers. I wish I caught his name, but thank you for being kind! This job is not easy and you are appreciated more than you know!

MCTS Mechanics Flip Over Car to Try and Save Woman

Two MCTS Mechanics went far above and beyond to try and save a woman trapped beneath a car.

Read Story

MCTS Driver Helps Kids Cross Busy Street

Luther Williamson stopped his bus to help three kids cross a busy street.

Read Story

Driver Celebrates Job Well Done With Song and Dance

Kimberly Washington capped off a job well done with a quick song and dance, and it was all caught on camera!

Read Story

Driver Finds Lost 2-Year-Old Boy

MCTS Driver knew just what to do when he saw a 2-year-old boy standing outside in slippers all by himself.

Read Story
A vehicle ran the red light straight in front of the bus! Thank god we had a good driver who was alert and paying attention on the road. It could have been a deadly accident.
Caldena Blake

Driver Saves Packed Bus From a Bad Crash

When a driver on a cell phone ran a red light, MCTS Operator Danita Wilson only had seconds to react.

Read Story

Fond du Lac Garage Workers Help Save Duckling

The MCTS Maintenance Department is amazing at keeping our fleet running, but it turns out they also know a thing a two about taking care of ducks.

Read Story

Bus Drivers Hands Out Candy to Riders

MCTS Driver Mark Davis had a special way to celebrating his retirement.

Read Story

Your driver Cressida goes above and beyond for the passengers on her bus every day. She is very friendly and nice. I rider her bus everyday to work and she always has a positive attitude. She is the definition of true customer service, she is very good at her job !!

Drivers Help Strangers in Need

Two MCTS drivers saw people in need and they helped.

Read Story

I wanna give a shout out to the driver of bus 5182 this morning on Route 15. So friendly, so nice! Brightened my morning.

Driver and Police Officer Help a Lost 5-Year Old

Tiffani Lee had no idea the positive impact she was going to have when she pulled her bus over.

Read Story

Missing Elderly Man Found by Alert Bus Driver

"Not only was I trained to do this, I was raised to do this."

Read Story

Quick Action by Drivers Save Man's Life

Two MCTS Drivers are being credited for helping save a man who they found behind the wheel of his car, unconscious and in the middle of the street.

Read Story

Driver Finds Missing 5 Year Old Boy

On that bitter cold January night the little boy was only wearing a t-shirt, shorts and socks.

Read Story

Oh Deer! Driver Meets a Buck Up Close

Our drivers deal with all sorts of obstacles every day, but this is rare - a deer!!!

Read Story