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RECESS SERVICE

UW Recess Service  

In Effect

 

Recess service on the UW campus is in effect as of Saturday, May 14. During recess service, Routes 81 and 82 do not operate, and Routes 80 and 84 follow reduced schedules.

Route 80 Weekday RecessRoute 80 Weekend RecessRoute 84 Recess

 

Please Note: Recess service on the UW Campus also affects some Routes 28, 37 and 38 trips. Trips shaded in gray on the schedules only operate when UW classes are in session.

Route 28Route 37Route 38

 

MEMORIAL DAY SERVICE

MONDAY, MAY 30

Holiday Schedules

 Metro Transit follows HOLIDAY schedules on Memorial Day on Monday, May 30. HOLIDAY schedules are available on the following routes:

2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 13, 16, 18, 20, 21, 22, 26, 30, 32, 36, 40, 50, 51, 59, 63, 67 and 68.

 

Routes 80 - 84 do not operate.

 

PARATRANSIT STANDING RIDES CANCELED

 

 All standing paratransit rides will be canceled on Monday, May 30. Paratransit passengers must schedule casual rides to travel on this date. Rides are eligible according to Holiday schedules.

 

CUSTOMER SERVICE HOURS

8:00 AM - 4:30 PM 

Metro's administration office will be closed for the holiday.

Complete Info

 

MADISON MARATHON DETOURS

MADISON MARATHON DETOURS

Saturday, May 28 & Sunday, May 29

 

Due to the Madison Marathon and other events, buses will significantly detour in the downtown area on Saturday, May 28 and Sunday, May 29.


Capitol Loop Detour: Buses will not serve the Capitol Square all weekend (except during marathon detours below).

Routes 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8:
Between 6:10 PM on Saturday and 12:10 PM on Sunday, routes will follow significant detours in the downtown and UW campus area.

 

Route 80: Buses will not serve Memorial Union, Dayton St. Observatory Dr., or Walnut St.

 

Complete Info

 

WALNUT ST. DETOUR

ROUTE 84
Beginning Tuesday, May 31


Due to construction on Walnut St. (north of the roundabout), Route 84 buses will detour beginning Tuesday, May 31.

Complete Info

 

LAKE ST. DETOUR

ROUTE 80

Monday, June 6 - mid August

Due to construction, Route 80 buses will detour from Lake St. between Dayton and Johnson Streets Monday, June 6 through mid August. Route 80 buses will use Fraces St. during the detour.

Complete Info

 

proposed FARE INCREASE


Proposed Increase to Fares

PROPOSED INCREASE TO FARES

Proposed Increase to Fares

On Wednesday, May 11, Metro Transit and the Madison Transit and Parking Commission held a public hearing to discuss proposed increases to certain Metro fare items.

These proposed increases are to go in effect this fall.

This proposal will be discussed again at the next TPC meeting on Wednesday, June 8.

A final decision on the increase could be made on this date or at a future meeting.

Note: Metro’s cash fare is not proposed to increase.


Proposed Fare Increase

Fare Type Current Proposed
     
Adult 10-Ride Card $15.00 $17.50
Youth 10-Ride Card $10.00 $11.20
Adult 31-Day Pass $58.00 $67.50
Senior/Disabled 31-Day Pass $29.00 $33.75
Summer Youth Pass $30.00 $35.00
Day Tripper $42.00 $49.00
Commute Card Rate $1.25 $1.40
Pass Program Rate* $1.15 $1.35

 

AUGUST SERVICE CHANGES APPROVED

 

PUBLIC HEARING RESULTS

August Service Changes Approved

 

The Madison Transit and Parking Commission approved the proposed service changes.

Updated system maps, Ride Guides, and Google Map data are being developed and will be available in July.

Service changes will go into effect on Sunday, August 28.

Complete Info | Summary Booklet (PDF) | En español | Hmong

 

Proposed Fare Increase

 

On Wednesday, May 11, the Transit and Parking Commission held a public hearing to discuss proposed fare increase to certain Metro fare items.

Final approval may be at the June TPC meeting. Comments are feedback received until Wednesday, June 8 will be considered.

Complete Info | Submit Feedback



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‘Like’ Metro Transit on Facebook!

Metro Transit now has an official Facebook page! ‘Like’ us to stay up to date on service information, review riding tips, see what Metro employees are up to, and so much more.

Official Metro Transit Facebook Page

 

ID CHECK REMINDER

Photo I.D. Required for ASM Student Bus Pass ID

To help prevent fraudulent use of unlimited ride passes, please be prepared to present a Wiscard upon driver request.

ID’s are NOT required to use 31-day passes, 10-ride cards, or to board FREE Routes 80-84 on the University of Wisconsin campus. Check the back of your pass to verify whether there is a work/school ID requirement.


 

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Get live arrival estimates to your favorite bus stops with these apps!

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Metro's Transit Tracker:

Track your bus on your PC or Andriod device using Transit Tracker.

mymetrobus.com/mobile Also for PC

 

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Metro Transit: (608) 266-4466; E-mail: mymetrobus@cityofmadison.com