NYE by Neighborhood: How to Get Around Bus Crawl Style with Miller Lite Free Rides


Every New Year’s Eve, Miller Lite teams up with MCTS to help Milwaukee residents and visitors celebrate New Year’s Eve safely...and for a program called Miller Lite Free Rides (learn more below). We put together a list of the best routes to take to get you to your favorite bar hopping locations.  

We give you – the bus crawl.  


Bay View (Kinnickinnic Ave) - Route 15 


Brady Street – GreenLine 


Old World Third Street – Route 19 


Riverwest (Center Street) - Route 22 


Walker’s Point (National Ave) - Routes 18 & 20 


Water Street – GreenLine/Route 15 


Wauwatosa (North Ave) – Routes 21 & 22 


West Allis (Greenfield Ave) - Route 18 


Take MCTS to and from all of your celebrations on New Year’s Eve thanks to Miller Lite’s Free Rides! There will be free bus rides on all routes beginning at 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 31 until the end of regularly scheduled service. Several popular bus routes – GreenLine (Bayshore – Airport), BlueLine (Fond du Lac), PurpleLine (27th Street), GoldLine (UWM - Wisconsin) and Routes 14 (Humboldt - Forest Home), 18 (National – Greenfield), 19 (King Drive – S. 13th), 30 (Sherman – Wisconsin) will have extended service until 4:00 a.m. Since 1987, Miller Lite has given more than a half-million rides to ensure Milwaukee County residents get to their destinations safely on New Year’s Eve. Visit to see route maps and for more information.