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Starts Friday, October 27 at 6 p.m.

Buses detour from downtown and the UW Campus throughout the weekend due to Freakfest. Complete list of detours are below.


Please plan ahead for possible delays throughout our service areas. Buses will operate as fast as conditions allow.


Capitol Loop Detour - Starts Friday, October 27
at 6 p.m.

  • Buses do not serve the Capitol Square starting Friday evening through the end of service on Sunday, October 29 - maps and details.

Downtown Detours - All Day Saturday, October 28

UPDATE: Buses do not serve stops #1870 (Butler St. at Main St.) and #1214 (East Washington at Blair St.)

  • Routes 2, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 detour from the Capitol Square and State Street. All east and westbound routes detour to the southern half of the isthmus - see maps.
  • Board northound/ eastbound buses on W. Washington, Doty or Webster St. Board southbound/ westbound buses on E. Washington, Wilson or Broom.

UW Campus Detours - All Day Saturday, October 28

  • Route 80 buses detour from Langdon St. via University Ave., to Park St., to Observatory Dr. Route continues to follow Saturday schedule.
  • On Saturday, a “Special Events” bus will be running a combined Route 81 and 82 schedule and route, in place of regular service - see maps and schedule.

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