Streetcar

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The Hop streetcar is still free

Published Nov. 1, 2019

Despite some recent reports to the contrary, it is still free to ride The Hop streetcar, even after the system celebrates its first birthday today.

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The Hop will provide expanded service during Doors Open MKE

Published Sept. 25, 2019

The Hop will put an extra vehicle into service both days to accommodate the large crowds. On both Saturday, Sept. 28 and Sunday, Sept. 29, a third vehicle will operate from 9 a.m. until 10 p.m., providing service every 15 minutes.

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Mayor Tom Barrett announces streetcar extensions plan

Published May 2, 2019

Today, Barrett announced that he's pushing for extensions up past the Fiserv Forum into Bronzeville, up to King Drive and North Avenue; another south on Milwaukee Street through the Third Ward and into the northern part of Walker's Point; and for an extension of the Ogden Avenue tracks up Prospect Avenue to Brady Street.

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Is The Hop worth it for Milwaukee? Or is The Hop a flop?

Published Jan. 14, 2019

The latest episode of the GoGedders podcast takes on The Hop. Is The Hop is solving a real problem? What alternative options could Milwaukee have explored? How has it exceeded expectations? Listen in!

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WATCH: Riding The Hop with Martin Moore

Published Nov. 7, 2018

Join contributor Martin Moore in the above video as we ride the streetcar, talk with fellow riders, snap some photos, and then head out to do our duty as good practicing Americans and vote.