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Milwaukee's 'Hop' streetcar returns to regular service Aug. 1

Streetcar to welcome back riders with free live music.
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The Hop streetcar system in Milwaukee will return to regular service schedules and frequency beginning Aug. 1. To mark the return, the streetcar is launching a new "Hop Summer Nights" promotion featuring free live music and free "hopsicles."

The Hop’s schedule will once run from 5 a.m. to midnight Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to midnight on Saturday and 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Sunday, with service every 15 minutes during peak hours and every 20 minutes during off peak hours and on weekends.

Beginning Aug. 1 and continuing each Sunday through Aug. 29, riders will be treated to free "hopsicles" from Pete’s Pops along with jazz from the Don Linke Trio.

The Hop returns to regular service after reducing it in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. 


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