November 12, 2013
None of the three officers involved were hurt and no one inside the building was in the line of fire.
October 14, 2013
The administration’s Recommended Budget proposes to reduce the fares paid by individual riders by $1. According to the memo, the cost of the fare reduction was originally estimated at $500,000, but a budget analyst “mistakenly increased the revenues instead of decreasing them."
June 3, 2013
Throughout his career, Mike Giugno has placed a priority on security. He led efforts to meet established Homeland Security requirements for transit systems, while working to enhance on-bus security programs.
March 25, 2013
Supervisors are seeking a more in-depth review than an audit earlier this year, according to a board member.
February 8, 2013
The Milwaukee County Transit System signed a contract for 90 Xcelsior XD40 buses and contains a firm order of 55 buses with options for an additional 35 buses.
September 10, 2012
Transit Express provides approximately 60% of MCTS’ paratransit services, with First Transit providing the rest. The company would lay off employees if contract isn't extended.
June 18, 2012
Officials at both the transit agency and university hope the app could boost ridership.
May 12, 2010
The Milwaukee County Transit System is seeking board permission to create a route connecting Milwaukee Area Technical College campuses to downtown. It would be the first new county bus route in four years.
March 4, 2010
New legislation would add regional transit authorities. However, a revised bill submitted by democrats would establish a new Milwaukee County transit authority, funded by a 0.5% sales tax that could take over the Milwaukee County Transit System.
January 21, 2010
Recently unveiled legislation proposes a sales tax of up to a half-cent, to fund a transit authority that would take over the bus system and restore previously cut service.
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