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Saturday, September 22, 2018 is MCTS Take Your Kid on the Bus Day!

  • Kids 11 and under ride free on all MCTS routes that day

  • Free stickers on the bus for young riders

  • Great deals for kids and parents across Milwaukee County

Take Your Kid on the Bus Day

Families across Milwaukee County can leave their cars, minivans and SUVs at home on Saturday, September 22nd and hop on the bus for the annual MCTS Take Your Kid on the Bus Day!  All children 11 and under ride for free on all MCTS routes that day. The special event also includes free stickers for all young riders, and deals and discounts for children and adults!

With 60 Routes and 5,500 bus stops, there are so many fun places MCTS can take you and your children. 

  • Take the GoldLine to the Milwaukee County Zoo, the Betty Brinn Children’s Museum or Discovery World
  • Visit the reimagined Streets of Old Milwaukee at the Milwaukee Public Museum on Routes 30, 30X and 31
  • Thanks to Milwaukee Downtown BID #21, play free board games like Chess, Clue, Jenga and many more at the Downtown GO! Kart on the plaza of 310W (310 West Wisconsin Ave). Use the Routes 23, 30, 30X, BlueLine of GoldLine to get to the fun. Plus from 12-2pm you can win prizes by playing musical chairs
  • Bublr Bikes is offering unlimited free 30-minute rides on Take Your Kid on the Bus Day, time after the original 30-minutes is charged in 30-minute blocks at the rate of $4 plus tax
  • Doors Open: MCTS can get you to many of the behind the scenes tours at more than 170 buildings across Milwaukee

While kids ride for free on September 22nd, adults can also save some money when they use the MCTS M•CARD to pay for fares. Not only is using the M•CARD cheaper than paying with cash, you can also take advantage of great deals available on Take Your Kid on the Bus Day. Deals include free Bublr bike rides and admission deals to Discovery World, the Milwaukee County Zoo, Milwaukee Public Museum and Betty Brinn Children’s Museum.

See below for a full list of the deals and discounts.

Milwaukee County Zoo

One free child admission on Saturday, September 22, 2018 when an adult buys a regular admission and also shows an MCTS M•CARD.

Betty Brinn Children's Museum

One free child admission on Saturday, September 22, 2018 when an adult buys a regular admission and also shows an MCTS M•CARD.

Milwaukee Public Museum

$2 off a regular admission on Saturday, September 22, 2018 when you show an MCTS M•CARD.

Bublr Bikes

Unlimited free 30-minute rides on Saturday, September 22, 2018. Time after the original 30-minutes is charged in 30-minute blocks at the rate of $4 plus tax.

Discovery World

One free child admission on Saturday, September 22, 2018 when an adult buys a regular admission and also shows an MCTS M•CARD.

Kids Day at the Downtown GO! Kart

Visit the new Downtown GO! Kart on the plaza of 310W (310 West Wisconsin Avenue), for an assortment of free games for all ages and skill levels to play over the lunch hour or for an entire afternoon. Available games include Apples to Apples, Chess, Clue, Jenga, Monopoly, Sorry!, Scrabble, Twister and Yahtzee, just to name a few. The Downtown GO! Kart is staffed by Milwaukee Downtown, BID #21’s friendly Public Service Ambassadors. 

Don't miss your turn at musical chairs, featuring live tunes from TrueSkool, plus a chance to win great prizes between 12 - 2 PM. 

Enjoy the Little Havana food truck on the plaza! 

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