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FTA announces USD40.9 million grant for East–West BRT project, US [free access]

June 15, 2020

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has announced plans to grant USD40.9 million to the Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) for the East–West Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) line in Milwaukee County. The total cost of the project is USD54.8 million.


The BRT line will span 14.4 km and connect downtown Milwaukee to the Milwaukee Regional Medical Center. Construction is expected to begin in 2021. Revenue service is expected to start in Fall 2022.