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Milwaukee County Buses May No Longer Be Welcome Soon at Southridge Mall

Noise and other concerns have mall management considering a change in bus policy.

If you ride a Milwaukee County Bus to Southridge Mall in Greendale, you may have to walk a little farther from the bus stop starting next month. That's because management at the mall may prohibit Milwaukee County Bus Service from operating on mall property beginning in February.

According to a January 12 article in The Business Journal, mall management met with county officials and representatives from the Village of Greendale to discuss the situation.

The owner of the mall, Simon Property Group, Inc., has raised concerns over noise and the frequency of bus service at the mall. 

The mall is currently served by four bus routes and a freeway flyer route. There is no firm date yet on when the buses would have to begin operating off-property drop-off and pick-ups.

The situation is expected to come before the county transportation, public works and transit committee on Wednesday.

Dennis Mentel January 14, 2012 at 08:43 PM
So you're telling me that black teenagers don't cause problems, that's all anyone hears about is that black mobs of teenagers constantly start riots at Mayfair Mall, remember it was those teenagers that caused Mayfair Mall to place the parentel enforce policy. The city of Greendale is not racist and niether is Southridge Mall the only reason you say that is because you are a racist.
Rennard Cotton January 14, 2012 at 11:45 PM
Dennis Mentel that's where you're wrong,I'm not a racist,I read GreendaleNOW on www.jsonline.com and I read the Greendale Police Reports,I read about White People shoplifting,stealing,credit card fraud and check fraud from Southridge Mall department stores like Kohl's,Boston Store,and JcPenney,and they get caught by Mall Security and arrested by Greendale Police.Dennis Mentel you're racist,Do you see Black People commit crimes in Greendale and Southridge Mall?I think not and I don't think so.The only people who commit crimes from Shoplifting,Using peoples credit cards and checks to commit fraud,Disorderly Conduct,Public Urination,Fighting in the mall parking lot is the Whites and the Hispanics.Dennis put that in your pipe and smoke it.
robert heule January 17, 2012 at 04:21 AM
If Simon doesn't back off of their attempt to ban buses, the county or the state should use its power of eminent domain and condemn the driveways and all spaces needed for buses to pick up, discharge and wait for passengers. This is another attempt by the American Legislative Exchange Council supported by the Koch brothers in their war against the middle class. They are trying to revive the Gilded era, when government was ruled by corporate greed.
robert heule January 17, 2012 at 04:52 PM
The "old South Side" never dies, it just move further South.
Adi January 20, 2012 at 02:11 AM
Tru that robert And I would like to say that no, when I worked at southridge, I was not racists towards anyone. So you all should stop stereotyping...

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