Ozaukee County Express

Summary of Changes – Ozaukee County Express/MCTS Route 143

Ozaukee County is pleased to be bringing back the Ozaukee County Express commuter bus to serve commuters returning to work in Milwaukee this fall. The Route Map and Schedule have been streamlined, reducing travel time by staying on the freeway. In anticipation of a staggered return of ridership, the number of trips per day have also been reduced.

Starting August 30th, 2021: Route 143 (Ozaukee County Express) passengers should be aware of the following:

  • Route 143 will no longer serve Port Washington Road between W. Mequon Road and Pioneer Road in Ozaukee County.
  • The reconfigured route will continue to serve downtown Milwaukee, the Cedarburg Park & Ride Lot, Grafton Commons and the Saukville Walmart.
  • Reverse-commute routing between Walnut and Capitol will also be removed.
  • There are no routing changes downtown.
  • Some trips have been removed at the request of Ozaukee County.

Ozaukee County Express Service: Route 143

The Ozaukee County Express is a convenient two-way bus service between Ozaukee County and Milwaukee. It is a service of Ozaukee County and is operated through a contract with the Milwaukee County Transit System.

Route 143 follows I-43 between Saukville and Milwaukee. Ozaukee County has free parking at three park-ride lots located at the Saukville Wal-Mart,  the Grafton Commons, and County Highway C (Pioneer Road) near Cedarburg. Approximately 15 stops are located in Downtown Milwaukee along Kilbourn St. and Wisconsin Ave.

There are two trips into Milwaukee each weekday from the Saukville park-ride lot, and seven trips from the Grafton lot. Seven evening return trips leave Downtown Milwaukee each weekday. The Ozaukee County Express does not serve every shift time for all employers so please check the schedule for available times.

MCTS Online Schedule

Route Map and Schedule pdf

Call For Information: 414-344-6711