THE MILWAUKEE STREETCAR PROJECT NEWS

September 5, 2017

The City of Milwaukee Department of Public Works has announced Trasdev Services Inc. as the operator of the Milwaukee Streetcar!

 


June 21, 2017

Great turnout for a Streetcar Social that was held last night on the 20th floor of Two-Fifty which overlooked the progress on Broadway. Many business on Broadway were in attendance to talk about their products and services. 


May 11, 2017

Rail has started to be laid into the street on West Saint Paul Avenue! 


May 17, 2017

Crews performed their first test pour of concrete around the rail on West Saint Paul Avenue. Regular pours are set to begin next week. 


May, 2017

The Milwaukee Department of Public Works started negotiations with a firm to potentially operate and maintain the Milwaukee Streetcar system. Five companies submitted proposals in response to the city’s request for proposals. The selected firm will be responsible for all day-to-­day functions associated with streetcar operations, including hiring and training of staff and maintenance of vehicles, track, facilities, stations and systems.


April 7, 2017

Students from Milwaukee Public Schools' Bradley Tech High School were present to watch as crews electrically flash butt welded together pieces of rail on Milwaukee Street. The students were joined by Mayor Tom Barrett. 

 

 
 

 

 

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