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farebox updatesNew Fareboxes Now Installed

Metro has installed a new farebox system on all buses.

New fareboxes accept cash and all Metro fare items* except paper Quik Tix. Learn more.

* Older printings of certain 31-day passes and 10-ride cards are not compatible with new equipment. Make an Exchange

Like using a vending machine, please use bills that are flat and free of wrinkles.

There are some small changes to be aware of:

  • The area to slide pass is located in a slightly different place.

  • Passes can now be swiped both left to right and right to left.

  • The slot to insert a 10-ride card or 31-day pass for validation is located on the farebox and not on a separate trim unit.

Questions? Call Metro Customer Service at (608) 266-4466 or email

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.
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