The state Department of Transportation has signed off on a new express bus route that will connect Bayshore Town Center and Mitchell International Airport.
The bus "will provide frequent, limited stop service along a 12-mile corridor that connects Bayshore Shopping Center, UW-Milwaukee, downtown Milwaukee and the General Mitchell International Airport," according to the news release.
Funding for the route is part of $15 million in Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality awards that were originally designated for a .
The Milwaukee County Transit System received $12.7 million. Another new express route will be created along Capitol Drive between N. 124th St. and UWM. Milwaukee County officials .