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In partnership with Milwaukee County, the Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) will require everyone to wear masks on County buses. 

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MCTS Reaches Agreement with ATU Local 998

MCTS and the union that represents MCTS bus drivers and mechanics, have reached an agreement on a 3-year contract. The contract includes significant wage increases, increased work/life balance and minimal changes to healthcare.
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MCTS Awards Long Time Local Partner First Transit with 7-Year Paratransit Van Contract

First Transit has served Milwaukee County for over 30 years. Transit Plus riders are familiar with the timely performance of First Transit: in 2022, First Transit provided over 275,000 rides with an on-time pick up rate of 98.4 percent.
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14 Holiday Destinations Along MCTS Bus Routes

Download the Umo app, buy a ticket, and head out on a self-guided bus tour of some of the most festive holiday displays and activities in Milwaukee County!
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Winter Service Changes 2022

Our next changes go into effect Sunday, December 4, 2022.
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MCTS Announces Changes to Service in 2023 Budget

MCTS announces changes to service approved by Milwaukee County in the 2023 annual budget. These changes are due to a combination of several factors. Learn which routes are impacted here.
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Help MCTS Stuff the Bus November 23!

The 25th annual Stuff the Bus food drive is happening Wednesday, November 23, 2022! 
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Milwaukee County Transit System Celebrates Arrival of First Battery Electric Bus

The new BRT brand is called “MCTS CONNECT,” specifically designed for the battery electric buses (BEBs) used on this BRT route.
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Ride MCTS to Our 9 Favorite Places for Holiday Treats

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, MKE, and you know what that means...DESSERT! Let us do the driving. This is your town, and you know the best way to get around.  
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MCTS Reinstates Mask Policy on Buses Starting Today

In partnership with Milwaukee County, the Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) will require everyone to wear masks on County buses.
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Ride MCTS to These 9 Halloween Hangouts

Celebrate Halloween with these fun & frightful festivities near MCTS stops!
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MCTS Installs First Battery Electric Bus Charger

The new BRT route will come with a battery-electric bus (BEB) charging station at the end of the line at Watertown Plank Road.
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MCTS Seeks Teens for New Transit Teen Advisory Board

Milwaukee County teens ages 14-18 are invited to submit an application.
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Tour MCTS’s Fleet Maintenance Facility During Doors Open Milwaukee on Saturday, September 24th from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Doors Open Milwaukee is back! Saturday only, tour MCTS's Fleet Maintenance facility. Join us for photo opps, tours, prizes and fun!
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Federal and Local Funding Sources Bring 73 New Clean Diesel Buses to Milwaukee County Transit Riders

The investment in new buses for MCTS is the work of the regional FTA office, Congresswoman Gwen Moore and U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin, Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors and the Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission (SEWRPC).
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MCTS Surpasses 1 Million More Rides Than This Time Last Year

2022 Transit snapshot shows uptick in ridership
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MCTS Provides Update on WisGo, New Fare Collection System

WisGo fare collection system will pilot in spring 2023.
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Best Friends Make the Workplace Better

At MCTS, we have countless stories of employees who have made friends on the job. In honor of National Friendship Day, we talked to Bus Operators Victoria (Vicki) Black and Yelonda Nash who met while working at MCTS 15 years ago.
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Rider Question of the Day: Why can’t I pay the fare for my family through the Umo app?

Learn the answer to this great rider question!
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Need a ride to Henry Maier Festival Park this summer? Let us help get you there.

Heading to a Lakefront Festival or Charity Walk at Henry Maier Festival Park this Summer? Here's how to get there by MCTS!
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Ride to the Fun! MCTS Has Two Regular Bus Routes That Serve State Fair Park

Any festivalgoers or employees heading to and from State Fair Park in August 2022 can ride MCTS’s two regular routes that have stops near the grounds!
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