SEPTEMBER ROUTE/SCHEDULE CHANGES

Thursday, July 26, 2007 - 6:40am

Effective Sunday, September 2

Metro will undergo route and schedule changes effective Sunday, September 2 including new Fitchburg Routes 44, 48 & 52 and new Middleton Routes 70, 71, 72, 73, & 74.

Changes will be made to Routes 1, 2, 11, 19, 34, 55, & 80 and schedule adjustments will also be made to most other routes.

New Middleton Routes 70, 71, 72, 73, & 74.

• Route 70 off-peak service connects the new Middleton Transfer Point and the Capitol Square via Terrace and Southridge. Trips operate hourly mid-days and evenings. Route 70 will also have hourly trips on Saturdays, operated as a loop from the West Transfer Point via Greenway, Terrace and Southridge (requires change of buses at West Transfer Point to reach Capitol Square).

• Route 71 peak service connects the new Middleton Transfer Point and the Capitol Square via Terrace. Trips operate every thirty minutes towards the Capitol Square in the morning rush hour, and towards the Middleton Transfer Point in the afternoon rush hour. See Route 74 for description of trips heading towards the Middleton Transfer Point in the morning rush hour, and towards the Capitol Square in the afternoon rush hour.

• Route 72 peak service connects the new Middleton Transfer Point and the Capitol Square via Southridge and Branch or via Allen and Airport. Trips operate every thirty minutes. All trips in the morning rush hour operate towards the Capitol Square via Southridge and Branch, and return towards the Middleton Transfer Point via Allen and Airport. Trips are reversed in the afternoon rush hour.

• Route 73 peak and off-peak service connects the new Middleton Transfer Point and the West Transfer Point via Greenway and Deming. Trips operate in both directions every 30 minutes during peak periods and hourly during mid-day and evenings.

• Route 74 peak service connects the new Middleton Transfer Point and the Capitol Square with the Middleton Business Park. Trips operate between the Middleton Business Park and Middleton Transfer Point every 30 minutes. Limited stop service operated every 30 minutes connects from the Capitol Square to the Middleton Transfer Point in the morning rush hour, and from the Middleton Transfer Point to the Capitol Square in the afternoon rush hour.

New Fitchburg Routes 44, 48 & 52

• Route 44 peak service now starts on Nobel Drive on the Fitchburg Technology Campus, and operates via Mickelson and Hatchery Hill to the South Transfer Point, where it continues its current service via Gilson to the UW Campus and UW Hospital. Trips will operate every thirty minutes towards the UW Campus in the morning rush hour, and towards Fitchburg in the afternoon rush hour.

• Route 48 peak service now starts at the UW Hospital, and operates via University and with limited stops on South Park Street to the South Transfer Point, where it continues its service south along Fish Hatchery Road via the Fitchburg Center and Fitchburg Technology Campus to Nobel Drive. Trips will operate every thirty minutes towards the Fitchburg in the morning rush hour, and towards the UW Hospital in the afternoon rush hour.

• NEW Route 52 peak and off-peak service connects the West Transfer Point with the new SuperTarget on Fitchrona Road via Jamestown with no stops along Whitney Way through the City of Madison. Trips operate in both directions every 30 minutes during peak periods and hourly during mid-day and evenings.

Note: Route 19 peak service now starts and ends in Chalet Gardens. For service in the Williamsburg neighborhood, see Route 52.

Updated Ride Guides and System Maps are now available on buses, Madison libraries and posted at www.mymetrobus.com.

For more information, or to receive a Ride Guide or System Map by mail, contact the Metro Customer Service Center at (608) 266-4466, TTY/Textnet: (866) 704-2316, or mymetrobus@cityofmadison.com.

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Contacts

  • Mick Rusch608-266-4466

Agency: 
Metro Transit