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Take the Transit Alternatives Survey

Metro Transit has moved into Phase Two of their Network Redesign Project and is again asking for your feedback. Phase Two of the project focuses on examining the ‘network alternatives.’ Input received from the first phase of the project was used to develop two contrasting network alternatives, the Ridership Alternative and Coverage Alternative. Both alternatives are realistic, but neither alternative is a proposal. They are intended to show the extremes of what might be possible in Madison to illustrate the potential network designs resulting from different policy decisions.

Metro Transit is asking the community to provide feedback on each alternative and how you think competing design tradeoffs should be balanced in order to best serve our community. You do not need to be an active bus rider, or even a bus rider at all, to participate! Improving transit has benefits for the whole community - affecting traffic, development, the economy, the environment, and racial and social justice.

You can provide your feedback and review the two network alternatives by completing a short 10 minute online survey (also available in Spanish). Please complete the survey by Sunday, September 29.

Mark your calendars! Project leaders and City staff will also be hosting a virtual Public Information Meeting on Thursday, September 23 at 6 p.m. to present on the alternatives. The Zoom registration link will be available closer to the event date.

The feedback collected during Phase Two will help develop the Draft Network Plan in Fall 2021. For additional information on the Metro Transit Network Redesign project, including how you can stay updated, visit Questions and comments can also be emailed to


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