Ozaukee County Express

Route Updates – Ozaukee County Express/MCTS Route 143

TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED!! Effective Monday 1/10/2022 The Ozaukee County Express commuter bus Route 143 has been temporarily suspended through 3/6/2022. 

The bus route was cancelled for 18 months during the pandemic, but is again serving downtown Milwaukee, Cedarburg, Grafton, Mequon, and Saukville. The Route Map and Schedule have been streamlined, reducing travel time by staying on the freeway.

Be a Clever Commuter. Take Route 143 Downtown.

The Ozaukee County Express (Route 143) offers seven morning departures from Ozaukee County and seven afternoon returns from downtown Milwaukee. This convenient two-way bus service is the clever way to commute. This service is funded by Ozaukee County and is operated through a contract with the Milwaukee County Transit System. 

With record gas prices and freeway construction, the bus is an affordable, convenient, safe option for your commute.

Riders enjoy:

  • A reliable alternative to high commuting and parking costs
  • A stress-free ride with time to read and relax
  • A safe commute during winter weather
  • A reduction in their carbon footprint

Route Schedule & Map

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.

MCTS Online Schedule

Route Map and Schedule pdf

Call For Information: 414-344-6711

HEAR FROM OUR CLEVER COMMUTERS!

CLEVER COMMUTERS DON’T GET CAUGHT IN CONSTRUCTION: With lane closures, construction barrels and work crews, the Ozaukee County Express provides a safe, relaxing commute during the ongoing I-43 construction project.
CLEVER COMMUTERS CHOOSE CLEAN, COMFORTABLE, CAREFREE RIDES: With heavy traffic and high gas and parking costs the Ozaukee County Express is a convenient, practical and cost-saving alternative to driving.
CLEVER COMMUTERS COUNT ON 143 DURING COLD WEATHER: When snow and ice make driving conditions difficult the Ozaukee County Express offers a safe, reliable and stress-free alternative to driving.