Introduction
The future of Milwaukee’s transportation system is taking shape, and it includes The Milwaukee Streetcar network that provides a modern way for people to connect with their jobs, their homes, and their entertainment destinations.

Streetcars do more than simply improve mobility. By promoting development, raising property values, attracting businesses, and helping to define our contemporary city, Streetcars benefit everyone. Streetcars add vitality to an urban setting, increasing commerce and activity around every one of the fixed stations and stops.

An accessible and convenient Streetcar provides connections to our array of transportation choices. Pedestrians, bus riders, train travelers, automobile drivers, and bicyclists can choose the Streetcar as a link to their destinations.

Visitors will see Milwaukee as an even more attractive city when they use the Streetcar. The routes will be easy to navigate, downtown destinations will be convenient to reach, and riders will appreciate the high-quality ride that new Streetcars deliver.

Streetcars are quiet, clean, and efficient. Their popularity and value have been demonstrated in other cities. Streetcars create new opportunities and generate activity in the cities they serve.


Latest News

November 2014 -- Several local news outlets have covered the City's announcement of its plans to move The Milwaukee Streetcar forward.
The announcement has been covered by the Milwaukee Business Journal, a Milwaukee Business Journal blog, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, UrbanMilwaukee.com, BizTimes and others.

November 2014 -- City unveils new plan to build on $2.6 billion in downtown investment by moving the streetcar project forward and adding a Lakefront Line.
City unveils new plan to build on $2.6 billion in downtown investment by moving the streetcar project forward and adding a Lakefront Line. The plan covers the Lakefront Line and utility costs without property tax dollars.
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September 2014 -- The next "Streetcar Social" is set for Wednesday, October 1 from 5-7 p.m. at the "jazziest coffee house in town," City.Net Café.
City.Net Café is located on the route at 306 East Wisconsin Avenue. Patterned after events held in other future streetcar cities, such as Atlanta and Cincinnati, our social is a free event that is casual, relaxed, nonpolitical and without a formal presentation. It's a chance to join with other future Milwaukee Streetcar riders and talk about the modern transit improvement in both Milwaukee and other cities across the U.S., and how it'll move Milwaukee forward. Join us for this fun fall evening with other transit enthusiasts.   Learn more.

July 2014 -- The second "Streetcar Social" is set for Tuesday, July 29 from 5-7 at Taylor's, 795 North Jefferson Street in downtown Milwaukee.
Patterned after events held in two other future streetcar cities, Atlanta and Cincinnati, our social will be purely that – casual, relaxed, nonpolitical and without a formal presentation. It's a chance to join with other future Milwaukee Streetcar riders and talk about the modern transit improvement in both Milwaukee and other cities across the U.S., and how it'll move Milwaukee forward. This event – like more to follow -- takes place at a business on or near the route. Thanks to Taylor's for hosting. (Appetizers and cash bar.).  Learn more.

May 2014 – Streetcar Social planned for May 15 at new business on the route
If you're one of the many people waiting to ride The Milwaukee Streetcar, this free, fun event is for you. On Thursday, May 15 from 5-6:30 p.m., we launch the first in a series of periodic "Streetcar Socials," informal events held along the route for people who are looking forward to the day the streetcar begins operating.  The casual event is hosted at Residence, which features stylish interiors and affordable luxuries at 612 North Broadway.  Learn more.

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