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Downtown Milwaukee Transit & Parking

Milwaukee is the envy of other cities due to the ease and affordability of getting in and around downtown.  You will spend less time in traffic and more time doing what you came to do.  Parking is abundant, affordable and easy.  Alternative transit options are available and Milwaukee is banking its future on additional modes of transit in the future.  A comprehensive transit strategy that connects workers to jobs, helps the environment, and improves citywide accessibility is essential to the health and vitality of every urban community.  Stay tuned!


Milwaukee Streetcar

View the plans for the inital phase of the Milwaukee Streetcar, which will connect residents, employees and visitors to the Intermodal Station, jobs and attractions at


Intermodal Station

Completed in 2007, at a cost of $15.8 million, the Intermodal Station serves passengers using Amtrak and the Greyhound Bus system.


Alternative Modes of Transportation

Many studies show that the cost of owning a car (payments, insurance, maintenance, gas, parking, etc.) is between $4,000-6,000 per year.  To save money and the environment, check out these transportation alternatives.

  • Milwaukee County Bus System
  • Free Downtown Trolley
  • Badger Bus
  • Zipcar
  • Milwaukee by Bike

Parking Downtown

Looking for a place to park downtown?  Visit
The Department of Public Works prepares maps of the capacity and occupancy of on and off-street parking in the downtown area.  See the links below

  • Downtown Parking Capacity Map
  • Downtown Parking Occupancy Map


Contact DCD


Dan Casanova
Project Manager
(414) 286-5921
Department of City Development
809 North Broadway
Milwaukee, WI  53202


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