Metro Transit has reduced or modified service on the following holidays:

Holiday Date Schedule Notes
Labor Day Monday, September 2 Holiday Routes that operate: 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 13, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 22, 26, 30, 31, 32, 36, 40, 50, 51, 59, 63, 67 and 68
Paratransit: Standing rides canceled.
Administration Office: Closed
UW Campus: Routes 80-84 do not operate.
Thanksgiving Thursday, November 28 Holiday Routes that operate: 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 13, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 22, 26, 30, 31, 32, 36, 40, 50, 51, 59, 63, 67 and 68
Paratransit: Standing rides canceled.
Administration Office: Closed
UW Campus: Routes 80-84 do not operate.
Friday after Thanksgiving Friday, November. 29 Weekday / Saturday Weekday: 55, 75
Saturday: 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 13, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 22, 26, 30, 31, 32, 36, 40, 50, 51, 59, 63, 67, 68, 78
UW Recess: 80, 84
Christmas Eve Tuesday, December 24 Weekday, until 6:00 pm Paratransit: All rides canceled after 6 pm.
Customer Service and the Administration Office close at 5 pm
Christmas Day Wednesday, December 25 Holiday Routes that operate: 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 13, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 22, 26, 30, 31, 32, 36, 40, 50, 51, 59, 63, 67 and 68
Paratransit: Standing rides canceled.
Administration Office: Closed
UW Campus: Routes 80-84 do not operate.
New Year's Eve Tuesday, December 31 Weekday Free extended service begins at 7 pm.
Customer Service: 6:15 am – 1:00 am
 
New Year's Day Wednesday, January 1, 2020 Holiday Routes that operate: 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 13, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 22, 26, 30, 31, 32, 36, 40, 50, 51, 59, 63, 67 and 68
Paratransit: Standing rides canceled.
Administration Office: Closed
UW Campus: Routes 80-84 do not operate.
Memorial Day Monday, May 25, 2020 Holiday Routes that operate: 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 13, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 22, 26, 30, 31, 32, 36, 40, 50, 51, 59, 63, 67 and 68
Paratransit: Standing rides canceled.
Administration Office: Closed
UW Campus: Routes 80-84 do not operate.
Independence Day Saturday, July 4, 2020 Holiday Routes that operate: 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 13, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 22, 26, 30, 31, 32, 36, 40, 50, 51, 59, 63, 67 and 68
Paratransit: Standing rides canceled.
Administration Office: Closed
UW Campus: Routes 80-84 do not operate.

Administration Office

The Metro Administration Office is closed on holidays.

Customer Service Center

Holiday hours are 8:00 am – 4:30 pm.

Paratransit Service

All standing rides are cancelled. Riders must schedule a casual ride to travel on a holiday.

Holiday Service

The following routes operate holiday service:

Plan Your Trip Form
E.g., 08/22/2019
E.g., 04:49 am
Track Your Bus

Current Detours

  • Routes 27 & 44 New
    Northbound Mills St. closed between University Ave. and Johnson St.
  • Routes 11, 28, 38 & 44 New
    Northbound Charter St. closed between University and Linden.
  • Route 12
    Bridge Rd. closed
  • Route 20
    Lien Rd. closed between E. Washington Ave. and Thierer Rd.
  • Route 13
    Koster and N. Rusk Ave. closed
  • Routes 16, 38 & 39
    Buckeye Rd. closed between Monona Dr. and Stoughton Rd.
  • Routes 4 & 10
    Winnebago St. is closed between First and Sixth St.
  • Route 80
    Dayton St. closed between Charter and Lake St.

Current Stop Closures


Get Metro service updates and detour information for your route with our free email and text alerts.