May Meeting Cancelled

Due to logistic constraints we will not be having a May meeting.

Our next meeting will be June 2, 2018 at 10:00am.

April 2018 Meeting canceled

The April 7, 2018 meeting has been canceled due to logistic problems.

Instead of the meeting we are encouraged to attend the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) meeting on Monday April 9.
Milwaukee County Transit System invites you to a public meeting for the East-West Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project and provide your input.
Milwaukee County Transit System invites you to an upcoming meeting to preview the proposed design plans for the East-West Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project and provide your input.
Information will be available on:

  • Recommended BRT lane configurations
  • Proposed station locations and designs
  • Traffic and parking considerations
  • Safety considerations
  • Project costs and schedule

MEETING LOCATION

Monday, April 9, 2018 4-6 p.m.
Mitchell Street Library, Community Room
906 W. Historic Mitchell Street
Milwaukee, WI 53204
Guests may park in surface lot to the north of the building and enter building on Mitchell Street.
The public is welcome to come anytime between 4 and 6 p.m. to review project displays, talk with project staff, and provide comments. A presentation will be given at 4:45 p.m.

REFRESHMENTS PROVIDED FOR ALL PARTICIPANTS!

Taking Transit?

View routes and schedules at
RideMCTS.com, or call MCTS at 414-344-6711.

About
East-West BRT is Milwaukee County’s planned 9-mile, regional, modern transit service connecting major employment, education and recreation destinations through downtown Milwaukee, Milwaukee’s Near West Side, Marquette University, Wauwatosa and the Milwaukee Regional Medical Center.

ADA accommodations
ADA accommodation requests should be filed with the Milwaukee County Office for Persons with Disabilities, 278-3932 (voice) or 711 (TRS), upon receipt of this notice.

September meeting: September 9

This is a reminder that due to the Labor Day holiday we will be holding our September monthly meeting on the 2nd Saturday of the month. The September meeting will be held on Saturday September 9, 2017 at 10:00am. Happy Labor Day and see you Saturday September 9.

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Transportation Day of Action: I-94 Expansion

The transportation budget has been one of the most contentious debates in this year’s state budget, and as you may have seen, the Joint Finance Committee is meeting again and has started to move this budget forward. They will be taking up transportation on next Tuesday, September 5. That means today is our last chance […]

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Better Bus Service on the Way

Great news for Milwaukee bus riders: the Milwaukee County Transit System has announced a set of improvements to bus service set to take effect Sunday March 12, 2017. Routes with service changes: 6 · New Berlin Industrial Park Express 27/PurpleLine · 27th Street 51 · Oklahoma Avenue 64 · South 60th Street 6 · New Berlin Industrial Park […]

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September 2016 Meeting POSTPONED

In order to prevent conflicts with the Labor Day holiday and weekend the September 2016 meeting of the Milwaukee Transit Riders Union has been postponed. The meeting has been rescheduled for 1 week later, on Saturday September 10, 2016 at 10:00 AM. The meeting location is unchanged. Enjoy the weekend!

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Significant downtown bus route changes coming

This fall, the Downtown Transit Center will close for demolition to make way for the Couture high-rise luxury apartment tower. The prime lakefront location at the southwest corner of the Lincoln Memorial/Michigan intersection is being sold to private developers for a bargain price of $500,000. What does this all mean for bus riders? Several downtown […]

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Come to our July 2016 meeting

Join us as we meet for June 2016. We have a range of issues to discuss, including outreach work around bus rapid transit, coalition work around building community support for the MICAH/Black Health Coalition routes and an exciting fundraiser coming up. Agenda will be forthcoming What: Monthly membership meeting for the Milwaukee Transit Riders Union. […]

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Wauwatosa approves Bus Rapid Transit

The Wauwatosa City Council approved the Wauwatosa segment of the bus rapid transit line between Downtown Milwaukee and the Milwaukee Regional Medical Center and Milwaukee County Research Park by a 10-5 vote at its meeting Tuesday. The approval by Wauwatosa brings the bus rapid transit project one step closer to being constructed. The bus rapid […]

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Come to our June 2016 meeting

Join us as we meet for June 2016. We have a range of issues to discuss, including outreach work, Milwaukee County bus rapid transit and group updates. Agenda What: Monthly membership meeting for the Milwaukee Transit Riders Union. Members, transit advocates and the general public are all invited to attend. When: Saturday June 4, 2016 at 10:00am. […]

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