MCTS Submits Updated Application for Bus Rapid Transit Funding


Sept. 9, 2017


MILWAUKEE – Milwaukee County and MCTS submitted an updated grant to the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) this week for funding for the East-West Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Project. The nine-mile regional BRT will run from Milwaukee’s lakefront to Wauwatosa.








You are Invited! East-West Bus Rapid Transit Design Kickoff Meetings


June 1, 2017


MILWAUKEE – Milwaukee County and Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) are looking to hear from you about the planned nine-mile, regional, Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) route connecting major employment, education and recreation destinations through downtown Milwaukee, Milwaukee’s Near West Side, Marquette University, Wauwatosa and the Milwaukee Regional Medical Center.





Milwaukee County Receives Initial Federal Approval for Bus Rapid Transit


September 23, 2016


MILWAUKEE – Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele today announced that the County has received approval from the U.S. Department of Transportation to enter into the Project Development (PD) phase of the East-West Bus Rapid Transit Project, a critical next step in the process to modernize our transit system and drive economic activity in all corners of the County.





Milwaukee County BRT Project Receives Wide-Ranging Support from Community Leaders, Advocates, Business Groups and Riders


July 11, 2016


MILWAUKEE – From the ACLU to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation and dozens of groups and organizations in between, support for the proposed Bus Rapid Transit project in Milwaukee County is diverse and wide-ranging.





Bus Rapid Transit Public Meetings This Week


April 11, 2016


MILWAUKEE – Milwaukee County and MCTS will hold two public meetings this week to get input on the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Feasibility Study. The study is examining the addition of BRT service to better connect people to jobs, school, medical appointments and other opportunities the East-West Corridor between Downtown Milwaukee and the Milwaukee Regional Medical Center in Wauwatosa.

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