NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
WAUKESHA COUNTY TRANSIT
PROPOSED ELIMINATION OF ROUTE 906
AS OF December 1, 2019
A public hearing has been scheduled by the Waukesha County Transit System for Thursday, October 10th, 2019 at 8:30 am at the Waukesha County Administration Center RM AC130, 515 W. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha, for the purpose of considering the elimination of Waukesha County Route 906, effective December 1, 2019. This hearing will occur at the beginning of the Waukesha County Public Works Committee Meeting.
Route 906 operates commuter service between the Mukwonago, Big Bend and New Berlin Park Trip Lots in Waukesha County and downtown Milwaukee via I-43 and is operated by Wisconsin Coach Lines. The Route 906 operates three weekday eastbound trips in the morning and three westbound trips in the afternoon.
Since 2013, the Route 906 ridership has decreased over 46% and now averages about 74 trips per day. The passengers per hour has decreased from 24.24 in 2013 to 12.96 in 2019. The subsidy per trip since 2013 has increased 148% from $8.97/trip in 2013 to $22.23/trip in 2019. The $22.23 subsidy per trip is over three times more than the average subsidy for the Waukesha County Transit System.
At the hearing, the Waukesha County Public Works Committee will afford an opportunity for interested persons or agencies to be heard with respect to the proposed discontinuance of Route 906. Comments may also be submitted in writing up to the date and time of the public hearing to Waukesha County Transit, Public Hearing Comments, 2311 Badger Drive, Waukesha, WI 53188 or emailed to email@example.com.
Any person that has a qualifying disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act that requires the hearing to be in an accessible format should contact the Facilities Manager Shane Waeghe at the address above or telephone 262.548.7196 by no later than October 7, 2019 so that arrangements may be made to accommodate your request.