Old Data Program Not Able to Be Updated

Metro's legacy "Transit Tracker" live arrival information is no longer providing accurate data. As a result, information provided at the following links have been discontinued:

  • Live Stop Departure Times
  • Track a Single Route
  • Track Multiple Routes

Try Metro's other bus tracking options!

Get bus live arrival information using Metro's "track your bus" tab or other third party tracking apps listed below.

New Trip Planning and Bus Tracking Data Coming Soon!

Metro is in the process of implementing all new trip planning and bus tracking technology. New services are expected to be available next year.

Find Your Route

Select your route to view the route's schedule and affected detours.

View full service chart »

Plan Your Trip Form
Example: 12/21/2022
E.g., 10:42 am

If you would like to plan your trip based on arrival time, please visit Google Maps trip planner.

Track Your Bus

Current Detours

There are no current detours affecting @routeNumber.

Upcoming Detours

There are no upcoming detours affecting @routeNumber.

Apps by Third-Parties

These apps are designed by third-party developers and are not designed, sold, or licensed by the City of Madison or Metro Transit.

Metro Transit does not assume responsibility or liability for the content of or the use of these applications. However, applications with known issues will be removed or not included on this page.

Not all web applications reflect detours around road construction and special events.

  • Google Maps App IconGoogle Maps
    Get bus directions real-time arrival information.
    Web // Google Play // App Store
  • Moovit App IconMoovit
    Live directions with notifications and real-time arrival information.
    Web // Google Play // App Store
  • Transit App IconTransit
    View routes and schedules, with real-time arrival information.
    Google Play //  App Store
  • Wisconsin App IconWisconsin

    UW-Madison's official mobile app, with an array of options for Badgers on the go.
    App Store

    Get live arrival times for campus routes (80, 81, 82, 84).


Learn more about our data, or contact us if you have an app you would like us to review!

Information for Developers

Metro Transit Tracker

Live Bus Departure Screens

Display live bus departure information in your business or apartment lobby.

Live Stop Departure Times

Select your route and stop to view real-time upcoming departures from that stop.

Track a Single Route

Select your route to view live bus locations.

Track Multiple Routes

View live bus locations for multiple routes simultaneously.

Email & Text Updates

Social Media

Stay connected with Metro Transit on social media!