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Please Take Our Spring 2021 Customer Satisfaction Survey

Now is your chance to give us feedback on how we're doing. Please fill out our Spring 2021 Customer Satisfaction Survey!
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MCTS to Increase Capacity Limit Starting April 12

MCTS will increase its capacity limit from 15 to 20 passengers per bus starting April 12, 2021 — while still requiring the use of masks and encouraging best health practices to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
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Robotics Team Rebuilds MCTS Farebox to Help Teach Kids Who Are Visually-Impaired

A robotics team at Pewaukee High School rebuilt a damaged MCTS farebox to help teach kids who are blind or low vision how to ride the bus.
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MCTS Announces Manufacturer of Battery-Electric Buses

MCTS announced that it has awarded a contract to the vendor who will build Milwaukee County’s first battery-electric buses.
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Reminder: First Phase of ‘MCTS NEXT’ System Redesign Takes Effect March 7

MCTS is reminding passengers that the first phase of its MCTS NEXT system redesign takes effect on Sunday, March 7, 2021.
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MCTS Drivers Announce Starting Lineup at Bucks Game

Six Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) bus drivers announced the starting lineup at a Milwaukee Bucks game on Tuesday, March 2, 2021.
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Transit Enhancement Study Begins Along 27th Street

Milwaukee County and the Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission (SEWRPC) are beginning a transit study along and near 27th Street and the public is invited to weigh in.
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MCTS Announces Winners of Rosa Parks Tribute Scholarship Essay Contest

Today, on civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks’ birthday — which is also National Transit Equity Day — the Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) announced the winners of its first-ever Rosa Parks Tribute Scholarship essay contest.
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MCTS Launches Website & Hotline to Inform Passengers About Upcoming ‘MCTS NEXT’ Route Changes

MCTS launched a new website and telephone hotline today to help passengers learn about upcoming changes related to the first phase of its MCTS NEXT system redesign.
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New Federal Law Requires Masks on Public Transportation

A Federal mandate took effect February 1 that requires passengers to wear a mask that fully covers their mouth and nose while on board public transportation nationwide.
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Black History Month 2021

February is Black History Month, and in many ways, that history is still being written today. MCTS hopes this list will give Milwaukeeans across the city a chance to learn about – and to honor – some of the city’s notable and unsung heroes.
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Three MCTS Bus Shelters Receive Makeover Celebrating Historic Highway 41

Three bus shelters along S. 27th Street in Milwaukee have received a creative makeover that helps beautify the neighborhood while also celebrating the business corridor’s rich history.
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MCTS Bus Shelters Feature Artwork from MLK, Jr. Contest

Murals on two MCTS bus shelters now feature winning artwork from the Marcus Performing Art Center’s 2020 Martin Luther King, Jr. Art Contest, which was open to K-12 students in Milwaukee, Wauwatosa, and West Bend.
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Milestone Achievement for East-West BRT Project

The U.S. DOT and FTA have announced the execution of a $40.9 million grant award to Milwaukee County, clearing the way for the East-West BRT project to move forward.
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December 2, 2020 Progress Report: BRT Project

Milwaukee County and the Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) expect significant progress for the East-West Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project during the final weeks of 2020.
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MCTS Announces Essay Contest as Part of Fifth Annual Rosa Parks Tribute

In addition to its annual on-board tribute recognizing Rosa Parks and her contribution to the fight for equality and equity for all, MCTS has launched a Rosa Parks Tribute Scholarship essay contest.
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‘Stuff The Bus’ Going Virtual This Year

Stuff the Bus, an annual giving tradition in Milwaukee for the past 23 years, is going virtual this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Fall 2020 MCTS Customer Satisfaction Survey

You know our bus system best – that’s why we need your feedback! Please consider participating in this year's MCTS Customer Satisfaction Survey.
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New MCTS Bus Route Connects Residents with Jobs at Amazon Facility in Oak Creek

MCTS is launching a new bus route that will connect residents with jobs at Amazon’s new fulfillment center in Oak Creek.
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‘MCTS NEXT’ Route Redesign Project Receives Approval

MCTS is excited to announce that ‘MCTS NEXT’ – the agency’s first comprehensive redesign project in decades – received approval from the Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors on Thursday, September 24.
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