MCTS http://wuwm.com en Buses Running Behind Schedule http://wuwm.com/post/buses-running-behind-schedule <p>The Milwaukee County Transit System says a number of buses are running late Monday afternoon because of traffic and weather conditions.</p><p> Mon, 17 Feb 2014 22:14:47 +0000 Ann-Elise Henzl 24952 at http://wuwm.com County Exec Abele: Change In Mental Health Oversight "A Good Thing" http://wuwm.com/post/county-exec-abele-change-mental-health-oversight-good-thing <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Some state lawmakers are pledging that action will still be taken this session to reform Milwaukee County's embattled mental health system. &nbsp;</span></p><p> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 17:05:03 +0000 Mitch Teich 24564 at http://wuwm.com Bus Messages Encourage People to Shop on Health Care Exchange http://wuwm.com/post/bus-messages-encourage-people-shop-health-care-exchange <p>If you’ve seen a Milwaukee County bus lately, you may have noticed a new digital message on the front. It alternates with the one telling you where the bus is headed.</p><p> Fri, 01 Nov 2013 06:00:00 +0000 Ann-Elise Henzl 16885 at http://wuwm.com Bus Messages Encourage People to Shop on Health Care Exchange Riders Upset About Southridge Plan to Move Bus Stops; Mall Cites Safety Concerns http://wuwm.com/post/riders-upset-about-southridge-plan-move-bus-stops-mall-cites-safety-concerns <p></p><p></p><p>Protesters will gather outside Southridge Mall Thursday. They’re upset with its plan to move all bus stops off the premises – starting in November.</p><p> Thu, 24 Oct 2013 06:00:00 +0000 Marti Mikkelson 16260 at http://wuwm.com Riders Upset About Southridge Plan to Move Bus Stops; Mall Cites Safety Concerns Solar Panels Top Some Milwaukee Bus Stop Shelters http://wuwm.com/post/solar-panels-top-some-milwaukee-bus-stop-shelters <p>The panels will power ads on the sides of 50 bus shelters. Clear Channel Communications maintains them for the Milwaukee County Transit System.</p> Tue, 10 Sep 2013 16:22:24 +0000 Michelle Maternowski 12793 at http://wuwm.com Solar Panels Top Some Milwaukee Bus Stop Shelters MCTS Adds More New Buses to Fleet http://wuwm.com/post/mcts-adds-more-new-buses-fleet <p>The first of 55 new buses that are part of an upgraded Milwaukee County Transit system fleet have been put in service. The vehicles feature new styled diesel engines that emit 80 percent less particulate matter and 95 percent less oxides of nitrogen.&nbsp; The MCTS began modernizing its fleet with new bus purchases in 2010. By later this year, there will be 235 new vehicles in the fleet that totals 420 buses. Other features of the new buses include:</p> Wed, 12 Jun 2013 16:32:38 +0000 Bob Bach 5589 at http://wuwm.com MCTS Adds More New Buses to Fleet