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Freakfest Detours

Saturday, November 1

Routes 80, 81 and 82 will be detouring all day Saturday, November 1 for Freakfest.

Route 80

  • Buses will detour from the State and Lake St. intersection via University Ave. and Park St. (More Info).

Routes 81 and 82

For additional questions or trip planning assistance, please call Metro Customer Service at (608) 266-4466.

Freakfest detours occur throughout the weekend (Learn More). Due to expected congestion, buses will operate as fast as conditions allow. Please plan ahead for delays.

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Madison Marathon Fall Race Detours

Sunday, November 9

Due to the Madison Marathon, Route 80 will detour on Sunday, November 9 from the start of service until approximately 10 AM.

During the detour, buses will not serve Observatory Dr., Linden Dr., Lot 60 or the Memorial Union.

Passengers can catch the bus at open stops along University Ave. or near the UW Hospital or Eagle Heights.

Please note: Due to the large number of stops involved, not all locations will have detour signage posted. Please check maps online or contact Metro’s customer service center at (608) 266-4466 for more information.

Also, plan ahead for potential routing changes and delays throughout our entire service area during the event. Buses will operate as efficiently as possible.

Bus STop Updates

Johnson St. and Livingston St. Stop Updates

After reviewing passenger feedback and working with representatives of the neighborhood, bus stops on E. Gorham St. at Livingston St. and E. Johnson St. at Livingston will remain open.

Metro thanks all riders that provided feedback on these locations.

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