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The City of Madison, Purchasing Services Unit, provides oversight for all of Metro's purchases. We are committed to directly reducing the cost of government by promoting a responsible procurement process that ensures integrity, quality and efficiency for its internal agency customers as well as its business partners.

Metro does not maintain a list of bidders. To ensure maximum competition, bids are advertised on:

To contact City of Madison Purchasing Services:

Call: (608) 266-4521

metro transit vendor information

For general procurement information:

Call: (608) 267-8768;
Fax: (608) 267-8778

Sales visits are by appointment only.


Metro Transit and the City of Madison are associated with the National Institute of Governmental Purchasing and the Wisconsin Association of Public Purchasers, which provide purchasing and management skills training for all public procurement professionals.


City of Madison Purchasing Services Web Site
National Institute of Governmental Purchasing
State of Wisconsin - VendorNet
Wisconsin Association of Public Purchasers

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