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By Cassandra Lans
The Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS), the current private provider for the Milwaukee County transit system has managed the system since 1975.
Back in April of 2013 Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele put out bids for the transit system contract.
Based on an independent board’s scoring process, an African American, woman owned company based out of Dallas, TX, MV Transportation, Inc. was awarded the bid.
The county executive made the decision to search for an alternative to MCTS based on feedback that he had received since taking office in 2011. County …
Compiled by Courier Staff
A recent analysis by the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Center for Economic Development revealed that if the Milwaukee County Executive and the County Board slice the bus routes targeted in the Milwaukee County Transit System’s 2012 budget request, at least 13, 553 jobs would be inaccessible by public transit.
“One likely consequence of implementing the proposed service reductions for 2012 would be to make it difficult or impossible for transit-dependent workers and job-seekers in Milwaukee to reach many job locations in suburban Milwaukee county,” wrote the study’s author, Joel …