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November 12, 2013

Police shoot, kill man in Milwaukee transit center

None of the three officers involved were hurt and no one inside the building was in the line of fire.

October 14, 2013

Milwaukee supervisor questions paratransit budget error

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

Milwaukee County Transit names new managing director

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

Milwaukee calls for 2nd paratransit contract audit

Supervisors are seeking a more in-depth review than an audit earlier this year, according to a board member.

February 8, 2013

New Flyer wins Milwaukee contract

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

Milwaukee co. may lay off 100 paratransit employees

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

U. of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Transit team for app

Officials at both the transit agency and university hope the app could boost ridership.

May 12, 2010

Milwaukee transit route to link campuses to downtown

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

Milwaukee to create transit authority

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

Milwaukee may create new transit authority

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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