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  Track Your Sustainable Trips with CommuteWise

Joining CommuteWise is an opportunity to take a break from your typical commute and try sustainable transportation options in our region.

 

Milwaukee County Employees can explore options such as MCTS bus routes and its CONNECT 1 Bus Rapid Transit line, Bublr Bikes, e-scooters, or bike lanes and trails. To enter, create an account on the CommuteWise website.

 

Partnership with CommuteWise is offered by the Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission to all businesses and organizations in the seven-county region, including Milwaukee County. CommuteWise works to highlight the transportation options available for employers and their staff to improve mobility, connect workers to job opportunities, reduce traffic congestion, and improve air quality.

  MKE Now Offering Twice-Daily Non-Stop Flights to Seattle

You don’t need to hop a plane to Seattle to get your Starbucks fix – we’ve got three convenient locations right inside the airport – but there are a million other reasons to put a visit to the Emerald City on the top of your travel list. The iconic Space Needle, fish throwers at the historic Pike Place Market, strolling along Alki Beach or hopping a ferry across the Puget Sound, catching a glimpse of majestic Mount Rainier floating on the horizon – all of these and more are well worth the trip.

And getting to Seattle is now easier than ever! Beginning May 16, Alaska Airlines will be increasing their service from MKE with twice daily nonstop flights to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. Don’t just daydream of chowder at Duke’s or burgers from Dick’s – start planning your Seattle getaway today!

  Take MCTS GreenLine or Route 80 to MKE Mitchell International Airport

Milwaukee County Transit System- 414-344-6711
Bus stop located outside Baggage Claim Exit 1
Real-time bus arrival map is located near Carousel 1

GreenLine - The GreenLine service operates between Bayshore Town Center and Mitchell International Airport, traveling through downtown Milwaukee along the way. Service connects the Bayshore/Whitefish Bay area to UWM, Milwaukee's east side, Walker's Point, south side and Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport.  For more information on MCTS GreenLine, including Timetable and Route Map, click here.

Route 80 - MCTS Route 80 connects downtown Milwaukee and the downtown MATC campus to Mitchell International Airport and the MATC-South Campus in Oak Creek.  For more information on MCTS Route 80, including Timetable and Route Map, click here.  Learn more travel tips and how to buy your fare here. 

Milwaukee County Transit Plus- 414-343-1700

Transit Plus is a transportation service for individuals with a disabling illness or condition that prevents them from using Milwaukee County Transit System buses. 414-343-1704 (TDD).

  Fly Into MKE Mitchell International Airport for the RNC

Visit Mitchell International Airport's Republican National Convention homepage.


Vision

By achieving racial equity, Milwaukee is the healthiest county in Wisconsin.

 

Mission

Milwaukee County Department of Transportation exists to deliver an accessible transportation system that is fiscally secure, reliable and ensures the safety of the traveling public while enhancing quality of life for the communities we serve.

 

Values

Inclusion:  We actively seek diverse perspectives when making decisions.

Influence:  We collectively use our power to positively impact our community.

Integrity:  We do the right thing even when no one is looking.

Safety:  We always provide a safe environment for both our staff and public.

 

Who We Are

The Milwaukee County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) develops and maintains Milwaukee County's infrastructure needs based on the diverse talent and qualifications of its staff. We have five divisions: Airport, Highway Maintenance, Fleet Management, Transit/Paratransit System and Director's Office. The Director and Deputy Director of Transportation oversee the day-to-day function of the department.

Every month is Distracted Driving Awareness Month!  Sign up for free resources at nsc.org/JustDrive

 

 


Traffic Safety Commission

The Milwaukee County Traffic Safety Commission (TSC) brings together stakeholders from around the County with a variety of backgrounds and expertise in an effort to reduce the number of traffic-related injuries and deaths within the County by fostering a coordinated effort among traffic safety professionals, agencies and representatives of citizen organizations. The TSC meets quarterly and its meetings are open to the public.

Responsibilities

  • Represent the interests of their constituency
  • Offer solutions to traffic safety-related problems
  • Report back to their constituency

Meetings

Milwaukee County Department of Transportation

10320 W. Watertown Plank Road, 2nd Floor

Wauwatosa, WI 53226  USA

Large Conference Room

Agenda

 

For More Information Contact

Chris Sohre, Co-Chair, West Allis Police Department

Membership

  • The County Highway Commissioner (or designee)
  • The Chief County Law Enforcement Officer (or designee)
  • The County Highway Safety Coordinator
  • Education Representative
  • Medical Representative
  • Legal Representative
  • Wisconsin State Patrol Representative
  • Highway Engineering Representative
  • Traffic Safety Representative
  • Motorcycle Riders Representative
  • Public Health Representative

Governing Statute

83.013 - County Traffic Safety Commissions

Report an Issue

Jurisdiction over roads in Milwaukee County can be confusing. Use our interactive maps to determine whom to contact to report issues such as mowing responsibility, road conditions, pot holes and signs down.

Road Maintenance Responsibility

Use the Issue Reporter application to report issues on roads and highways maintained by MCDOT. 

Issue Reporter

To find mowing responsibilities, use our Mowing Areas application.

Mowing Areas

For any questions about any of these applications, contact MCDOT GIS.

Fleet Vehicles

Fleet Auction

Two times a year, the MCDOT holds a public auction of vehicles ranging from lawn mowers to semi-trucks with snow plows attached. Sign up to receive information and email reminders of the dates.

Subscribe to Auction Updates

We recently installed energy saving LED fixtures
in 80 traffic signals, which led to a 90% reduction in electricity use.

Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS)

Want to explore Milwaukee County by bus? It’s easy to do. And it’s a great way to take in all the cool sights that Milwaukee County has to offer. Follow these quick and easy steps and you’ll be riding MCTS like a pro in no time.

Plan Your Trip

Getting around Milwaukee is easy when you plan your trip with us. Start by downloading the Umo app, using our trip planner or a partner site to find your route. Just tell us where you are and where you want to go!

Track Your Bus

With real-time bus tracking, you’ll know when your bus is coming so you can be ready to start your trip. You can track by bus stop, route number or even by choosing “near me.” We recommend being out at the bus stop at least 5 minutes ahead of when it is scheduled to arrive. 

Real-Time Bus Tracker 

Real-Time Bus Map 

Pay Your Fare

Adult Regular Fare $2/Ride    Reduced Fare $1/Ride 

Paying is easy with WisGo. Simply create an account in the Umo app to use our digital pay option or visit one of dozens of our retail locations to purchase a WisGo card. If you prefer, cash is always accepted (no change is given, so please have the correct amount for your trip).  

And as an added bonus, riders who create an account and pay using WisGo can also take advantage of our frequent rider, fare capping benefit.

THE UMO APP 

The easiest, quickest, most convenient way to pay. 
LEARN MORE

WISGO CARD 
Pick your card up at any of our "buy" retail locations and load money onto the card before you board.   
LEARN MORE

 

CASH 
Great for single rides.

Enjoy Your Ride 

Sit back and relax. Be sure to pay attention to the announcements indicating that your stop is coming up. Once you hear it mentioned (or you’re a block or two away), simply pull the cord above to let the driver know that the next stop is yours! 

 

For more information, please visit RideMCTS.com


Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport

MKE – Mitchell Airport is a medium-hub airport owned by Milwaukee County and operated by the Department of Transportation. It is the largest airport in Wisconsin. Milwaukee County also owns and operates Timmerman Airport and the MKE Regional Business Park.

Book a Trip

MKE Airport

Check Flight Status

MKE Airport Flight Status

Find Covered, Super Saver and Valet Parking

MKE Airport Parking

MILWAUKEE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Donna Brown-Martin, Director
10320 W. Watertown Plank Rd., 2nd Floor
Wauwatosa, WI 53226
(414) 257-5992

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