Milwaukee`s Streetcar Celebrates 1 Year Of Service
Further Expansion And Lakefront Line Still On Hold

After one year of service, city leaders are celebrating the success of Milwaukee’s streetcar, The Hop, while the operation`s lakefront line and widely publicized expansion remain on hold.

Over 100 people gathered in Milwaukee’s City Hall rotunda for The Hop’s first birthday party Friday. Guests were treated to free birthday cake, cupcakes, sandwiches, coffee and hot chocolate courtesy of the Potawatomi Hotel & Casino’s Pastry Team, Classy Girl Cupcakes, 600 EAST Café and Colectivo Coffee.

The $128 million project started operating Nov. 2, 2018. The five-car trolley line currently has a route with 18 stops, running from East Ogden Avenue to Milwaukee’s Intermodal Station on West Saint Paul Avenue...

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Ken Notes: Congrats! I hope you continue to grow and ridership increases.



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