Milwaukee Civic - Services - Transport - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

Milwaukee offers a variety of transit options; because of its small size in area (Milwaukee County is the second-smallest county in terms of land area in the state) and high population (Milwaukee County is by far the most populous county in the state), this population density means that public transit can work fairly well; Milwaukee County's transit system is recognized as a well-run and efficient bus system
  • MKE Transit: Summarizes transit options in the Milwaukee area; focus is on public transit; includes links to official Web sites where available and sources of further information about Milwaukee transit and projects
  • MCTS: Milwaukee County Transit System; a bus transit system serving Milwaukee County; Milwaukee County Transit System was awarded the Outstanding Achievement Award--the highest award a transit company can achieve--by the American Public Transit Association in 1987 and 1999
  • Bublr Bikes: Bike-sharing system
  • Airport MKE: General Mitchell International Airport (MKE); the largest passenger airport in Wisconsin with over 400 daily departures and arrivals; many airlines offer non-stop service to major cities around the United States from MKE
  • Airport MWC: Lawrence J Timmerman Airport; on Milwaukee's northwest side, offering air service to general aviation
  • Port: Port of Milwaukee; major industrial port on Lake Michigan and the St. Lawrence Seaway System; handles general and project cargoes, roll on/ roll off, containers, dry and liquid bulk and heavy lifts in excess of 180 metric tons; provides vessel owners and cargo interests with cargo handling services
  • Amtrak: Amtrak passenger train service; from Milwaukee Amtrak station at 5th and St. Paul Streets; train service south to Chicago and west to Minneapolis; also stop at MKE airport; see photo album page available photo album page
  • Bicycle: Milwaukee by Bike; maps showing the trail systems for bicycles in Milwaukee county
  • Car Free: Possible in Milwaukee; with good walkability and some transit systems, you could easily live without a car in Milwaukee--I do
  • Car Sharing: Avoid owning a car; be car-free as much as possible, but keep the idea that you can rent or borrow a car only when you need it--for a big project or trip to far-out areas, for example
  • GCM Corridor: Gary-Chicago-Milwaukee Corridor; information about and near real-time graphics depicting traffic in the Milwaukee area and south to Chicago and Gary, Indiana. Provided as an effort of the Gary-Chicago-Milwaukee Priority Corridor Partners: Illinois Department of Transportation, Indiana Department of Transportation, and Wisconsin Department of Transportation
  • Freeways: Wisconsin Department of Transportation Milwaukee-area current travel information
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