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A text messaging tool that provides you with real-time bus arrivals.

Simply send the stop ID, and optional route, to one of the following services and SMSMyBus will reply back with real-time arrival estimates:

  • Text Message  (Paid Service)
  • Google Chat
  • E-mail

Visit SMSMyBus for more details.

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important note
  • Apps listed above are designed by third party developers and not designed by the City of Madison or Metro Transit.
  • Third party apps are not sold or licensed by the City of Madison or Metro Transit.
  • Metro Transit does not assume responsibility or liability for the content of or the use of these applications.
  • Metro Transit cannot be responsible for reliability of the application, however, applications with known issues will be removed or not included on this page.
  • Web applications do not reflect Metro detours around road construction and special events.

Posted: 6:14 PM

Due to the weather, most buses are running approximately 20 - 30 minutes behind schedule. Expect long delays if traveling through the downtown area. Drivers maintain schedules as conditions allow.

Metro Transit: (608) 266-4466; E-mail: