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UW Transportation Services offers a yearly Metro Transit pass to UW employees for $24.

Passes are now available for purchase online and will be mailed to you.

Starting in September, passes can also be picked up at the UW Transportation office.

Plan Your Trip Using Google Maps!


Keep Track Of Your Bus!

Get live arrival estimates to your individual bus stop.

Download the Mobile UW app on Google Play or iTunes.

On Your PC

Track your bus on your PC using Mobile UW or Metro's Transit Tracker.


  • To use the UW employee bus pass, you must have both the bus pass and your UW ID or UW Hospital ID with you when you board the bus.
  • The bus pass is for your use only. Only the person assigned the bus pass may use it. Your pass is subject to confiscation if misused.
  • Slide pass through the magnetic "pass reader" each time you board.
  • Do Not Laminate


  • If your pass is lost or stolen, you may purchase a replacement for $20.

* Students, faculty, and staff who need a new or replacement ID card must present some form of personal photo identification such as a driver's license, passport, or state ID.

In addition, the Photo ID office can make a Faculty/Staff ID card ONLY after the employee's department has entered the appointment information and the proper authorization has been established in the database. Generally it takes one evening for this information to get updated in the Photo ID Search program.

For more information on obtaining a UW ID card please call 262-3258.


Live Arrival Data Unavailable
Starting Friday, October 21

Due to a software upgrade, Metro's smartphone app data will not be available starting Friday, October 21 at 6:00 PM.

Starting on Sunday, October 23, Metro's Transit Tracker real-time data will again be available.

Other bus tracking apps are expected to be available later in the week.

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