New service will take passengers from Milwaukee to Waukesha County

A new ride service can get you to and from work for $3. People can now take a ride from Milwaukee to Waukesha County. Milwaukee County is trying to connect its employees with employers in Waukesha County. It’s called FlexRide Milwaukee. “You’re five blocks away, take a walk. Alternatively, if you’re in other parts of town, MCTS bus lines can take you to those places,” said Kevin Muhs, executive director of the Southeast Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission. Then, a FlexRide driver will pick up passengers at job opportunities in Menomonee Falls or Butler. “It will take you to all the businesses in these communities all the way to the front door,” Muhs said. “Pick you up at the front door to take you back to one of these places in town.” To apply for the FlexRide Milwaukee program, riders simply need to be 18 years of age or older and a resident of the city of Milwaukee. If approved, passengers will then receive a code to use to download the mobile app to their phone. Each ride costs $1.50 to start, but some are also free. economic conditions of our fellow community members,” said UW-Milwaukee Vice Chancellor Dr. Chia Vang. The pilot program already has 130 runners. Of these, 80% do not have a car. Rides will operate from 4:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. For more information on how to apply, click here.

A new ride service can get you to and from work for $3.

People can now take a ride from Milwaukee to Waukesha County.

“We need to break down the barriers that separate neighborhoods and residents right now,” Milwaukee County Executive David Crowley said Wednesday.

Milwaukee County is trying to connect its employees with employers in Waukesha County.

It’s called FlexRide Milwaukee.

The transport service starts with five locations:

  • Sherman Phoenix
  • Downtown
  • Silver Spring Neighborhood Center
  • Woodman’s at Menomonee Falls
  • Lovers Lane and Silver Spring

“You just need to get here, so if you’re five blocks away, take a walk. Otherwise, if you’re in other parts of town, the MCTS bus lines can take you to those places” , said the director of the Southeast Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission. said director Kevin Muhs.

Next, a FlexRide driver will take passengers to job opportunities in Menomonee Falls or Butler.

“It will take you to all the businesses in these communities all the way to the front door,” Muhs said. “I’ll pick you up at the front door to take you back to one of these places in town.”

To apply for the FlexRide Milwaukee program, riders simply need to be 18 years of age or older and a resident of the city of Milwaukee.

If approved, passengers will then receive a code to use to download the mobile app to their phone.

Each ride costs $1.50 to start, but some are also free.

“This project, in my humble opinion, has the potential to help truly change the economic conditions of our fellow community members,” said UW-Milwaukee Vice Chancellor Dr. Chia Vang.

The pilot program already has 130 runners.

Among them, 80% do not have a car.

The rides will operate from 4:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.

For more information on how to apply, click here.

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