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Due to the Madison Marathon Fall Race, buses will detour throughout Madison on Sunday, November 8.


Routes 2, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 - Downtown/ Capitol Square

  • All buses detour from the Capitol Square and Johnson/ Gorham streets until 3:00 PM. After 3:00 PM, buses will return to the Capitol using the Capitol Loop Detour (more info).


Routes 2 and 5 - North/ East Side

  • Routes use E. Washington Ave. until 1:30 PM.


Route 22 - Northside

  • All Route 22 trips operate as Route 21 until 1:00 PM. Route 22 service resumes with the 1:30 PM trip from the North Transfer Point.


Routes 2, 6, 7 and 8 - UW Campus/ West Side

  • Buses travel on Campus Dr., Highland Ave. and Speedway Rd. until 10:00 AM.


Route 80 - UW Campus

  • No service to Memorial Union, Lot 60, Observatory Dr., or Linden Dr. through 10:00 AM

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Capitol Loop Detour - Saturday, November 7 - Sunday, November 8

Buses will not serve the Capitol Square all weekend due to various events. Detours will be more extensive on Sunday, November 8 from the start of service through 3:00 PM due to the Madison Marathon. Once marathon is complete, buses will return to the regular Capitol Loop Detour for the reminder of the evening.

Due to expected congestion, buses will operate as fast as conditions allow. Please plan ahead for possible delays throughout the weekend.

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