Summer trolley back in action

The Milwaukee Trolley Loop kicks off its summer “Hop ‘n Shop, Wine ‘n Dine” route today with $1 roundtrip trolley rides throughout downtown.


Presented by VISIT Milwaukee, the trolley travels throughout Milwaukee’s East Town, Westown and Historic Third Ward neighborhoods.

Route highlights include the Milwaukee Public Market, Delta Center, Milwaukee Public Museum, Jazz in the Park, farm markets, Milwaukee Art Museum, Discovery World at Pier Wisconsin, Betty Brinn Children’s Museum, the city’s theater and hotel districts, and a number of shops and restaurants.

The Milwaukee Trolley Loop will run Thursdays – Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. through Aug. 31. The trolley service is operated by Transit Express with two trolleys in transit for the “Hop ‘n Shop, Wine ‘n Dine” route. Trolleys will offer 20-minute headways at select stops.

For more information about routes and schedules, visit or call 414-562-RIDE.

Milwaukee’s trolley service is privately funded with support from VISIT Milwaukee; Milwaukee Downtown, BID #21; the East Town Association, Historic Third Ward Association, Milwaukee Art Museum, The Shops of Grand Avenue, Usinger Foundation, and Wisconsin Cheese Mart.

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