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Waukesha buses stop on Thanksgiving, resume next day

Nov. 19, 2010
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By Laurel Walker of the Journal Sentinel

Nov. 19, 2010 0

Waukesha - Waukesha Metro Transit will not operate buses on Thanksgiving Day, but services will resume as scheduled Friday.

In addition, a couple of city routes that had temporarily changed because of road construction projects will return to normal beginning Saturday.

Route 5 will resume operation to Badger Drive and the Fox Run Shopping Center at Highway X and Sunset Drive. Route 6 will resume operation to West High School on Saylesville Road and the Shoppes at Fox River on Sunset Drive but will no longer operate to the Fox Run Shopping Center.

Bus routes are available on the Metro website at www.waukeshametro.org. Information is also available from the Metro Customer Service Line at (262) 524-3636.

About Laurel Walker
Laurel Walker covered local, school and county government for 20 years -- the last half of that at the Milwaukee Journal and Milwaukee Journal Sentinel -- before she was named Waukesha County columnist in 1997. Today she writes about the people, places and events around metropolitan Milwaukee with a broad suburban focus. She was the youngest of nine children raised on a central Wisconsin farm before leaving the nest for journalism studies at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and a masters degree at the University of Oregon. She has spent the last half of her life in Waukesha County, where she and her husband raised two sons. Though she has a fondness for life in Waukesha, she eagerly partakes in the culture of the big city to the east and the recreation of the forests to the west. With sons in the arts, she has a special fondness for symphonic music concerts and art museums. She finds peace in a good book at a Northwoods getaway weekend, adventure in family visits to the east and west coasts, and satisfaction in a column well-written that reaches readers.
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