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Starts Friday, October 26 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 delays throughout our service area. Buses will operate as fast as conditions allow.

Capitol Loop Detour - Starts Friday, October 26
at 6 p.m.

  • Buses do not serve the Capitol Square starting Friday evening through the end of service on Sunday, October 28 - maps and details.

Downtown Detours - All Day Saturday, October 27

  • 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 Butler, Wilson or Broom St.

UW Campus Detours - All Day Saturday, October 27

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

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