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  • Some parking restrictions waived Nov. 25; changes to bus service

    The legal holiday of Thanksgiving will cause a reduction in services for Madison Metro Transit, including campus bus routes. Some parking restrictions will be waived to accommodate bus riders unable to easily travel to campus during the reduced service.

  • Winter parking rules in effect November 15 – March 15

    UW-Madison campus winter parking rules for motor vehicles, mopeds, and bicycles are in effect November 15, 2022 through March 15, 2023.

  • Metro Transit seeking feedback on upcoming bus service redesign

    Madison Metro is holding a virtual public meeting at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, November 9 to discuss the final details related to the June 2023 service redesign. Bus service changes may impact how students, employees, faculty, and visitors get to and from campus.

  • Observatory Drive and Linden Drive closures to impact travel

    Update, October 31: Due to construction issues, a stretch of eastbound Observatory Drive near Ingraham Hall and the Sewell Social Science Building will remain closed until November 17. Part of Linden Drive between Agriculture Hall and the Microbial Sciences Building is also closed in both directions for several weeks.

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Events calendar

Sat 26
Tue 29

Men’s Basketball vs. Wake Forest

November 29 @ 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Dec 01

Women’s Basketball vs. Florida State

December 1 @ 2:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Dec 02

Men’s Hockey vs. Michigan

December 2 @ 3:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Dec 03

Men’s Hockey vs. Michigan

December 3 @ 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Dec 04

Women’s Basketball vs. Iowa

December 4 @ 9:00 am - 1:30 pm
Dec 06

Men’s Basketball vs. Maryland

December 6 @ 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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