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Posted on: October 16, 2019

Public Hearing Notice-REVISED DATE

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A public hearing has been scheduled by the City of Waukesha Transit Commission for Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 5:30pm in the Common Council Chambers at Waukesha City Hall, 201 Delafield Street, Waukesha, for the purpose of considering increases in pass prices and service changes/reductions proposed effective January 6, 2020. The service changes and reductions are necessary to create greater efficiencies and meet the 2020 Transit Operating Budget.


At the hearing, the Waukesha Transit Commission and staff will afford an opportunity for interested persons or agencies to be heard with respect to the proposed changes in service.  Comments may also be submitted in writing up to the date and time of the public hearing via e-mail at transit@waukesha-wi.gov or via mail to Waukesha Metro Transit, Public Hearing Comments, 2311 Badger Drive, Waukesha, WI 53188. 


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 Transit Manager at the address above or telephone 262.524.3636 by no later than November 4, 2019 so that arrangements may be made to accommodate your request.


Pass Type                                   Proposed Pass Prices        Increase in Price


31 Day Adult Pass                                  $50                                         $4

31 Day Youth Pass                                 $32                                         $2 

31 Day Senior/Disabled Pass                 $37                                        $2 

Summer Youth Pass                              $40                                         $5 



Weekday Service Changes & Reductions 


Route 1 & 2 Night -Outbound (From the Transit Center) Combine the routing of Routes 1 and 2 and operate as Route 1 starting at 7:15 pm on weeknights.   The Night Route 1 will operate from the Transit Center as a Route 1 east on Main St. to Cleveland Ave. and continue on Main St. and operate to Woodman’s then return to Main St. and operate east on Main St., into and out of the Westbrook Shopping Center to HWY 18, east on Hwy 18 to Parklawn Ave. to Abbott Drive, east on Abbott Drive to Kossow Road, north on Kossow to Target.  After leaving Target, the Night Route 1 will operate south on Kossow and resume the daytime Route 1 routing to Brookfield Square.    


Inbound (From Brookfield Square)-Operate as a daytime Route 1 from Brookfield Square until Kossow at Abbott.   Continue north on Kossow Rd. to Target and return south on Kossow to Abbott and operate west on Abbott-Heritage to Springdale Rd.   Cross Springdale road into the Westbrook Shopping Center exiting onto Main St. and then operate as a daytime Route 2 to Main St at Nike, then Nike to Dolphin, Dolphin to Coral, Coral to Hwy 164 and Hwy 164 to Main, Main to Manhattan to Woodman’s.  From Woodman’s operate south on Manhattan to Main St., then west on Main St. then resume daytime routing of Route 1 to the Transit Center.  


Route 2-Due to the incorporation of portions of Route 2 into the Night Route 1, the Route 2 service would be eliminated after 7:12 pm.    


Route 5 -Operate the 6:15 pm Outbound trip from the Transit Center to Prairie Ave. at Sunset Dr.  


Route 15-Eliminate the 6:44 pm trip from Meijer to the Transit Center.



Saturday Service Changes & Reductions 


Route 1 & 2 Night- Operate a combined Routes 1 and 2 as a Route 1 as described under the proposed weekday changes.   This would operate starting at 6:50 pm.


Route 2- Due to the incorporation of portions of Route 2 into the Night Route 1, the Route 2 service would be eliminated after 6:45 pm.    


Route 9- Operate the 5:50 pm Outbound trip to Silvernail Rd. and Grandview. Eliminate remaining portion of the Outbound trip as well as the Inbound trip from the Ingleside Hotel at 6:18 pm to the Transit Center.  



Sunday Service Hour Changes & Reductions 


Route 1 & 2 Night- Operate a combined Routes 1 and 2 as Route 1 operating the same route as the Night Route 1 as described in the proposed weekday changes with the exception of Main St. between East Ave. and Hartwell Ave.  The Sunday Route 1 would operate from Main St. to Arcadian Ave. to Hartwell Ave. serving the Senior House on Arcadian Ave. and vice versa.     


Route 2 - Due to the incorporation of portions of Route 2 into the Sunday Route 1, the Route 2 Sunday service would be eliminated.  


Please see the link below for a map of the Proposed new Route 1 Night and Sunday service which will combine with portions of Route 2.  


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