Results of the 2023 Biennial Transportation Survey are now available on the Transportation Services website. Survey results show which transportation modes students and employees use to get to and from campus.
Find out what bike events are happening on and near campus during June bike week, and take advantage of a free class and DIY repair space at the University Bicycle Resource Center.
Two utility projects will begin Monday, May 22 with work expected to last into August. Detours will be necessary for northbound travel on N. Charter Street (between University Avenue and Linden Drive) and westbound travel on Linden (between Babcock Drive and Elm Drive).
The eastbound lane of Observatory Drive will close between Charter Street and Bascom Hall to accommodate utility work. Vehicles traveling eastbound will detour to Charter Street. The westbound lane will remain open until May 4, when a one-day closure is planned for both lanes. The area is expected to fully reopen May 5.
Explore new routes to campus with Transportation Services commuter benefits for riding the bus, bicycling, carpooling, and more. Reminder to check mymetrobus.com to see how city bus routes will change on June 11.
Regent Street between East Campus Mall and Park Street will be closed to accommodate the placement of a construction crane. Traffic will detour to West Washington Avenue and South Park Street. Lot 29 and Regent Street’s southern sidewalk will remain open.
The Shamrock Shuffle 5K/10K events will go through parts of campus on Saturday, March 11. And beginning March 11, Walnut Street will be closed south of Linden Drive due to railroad bridge repair work. Traffic will detour to Highland Avenue through March 19.
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.
UW-Madison has been recognized for employee commuting by the Dane County Climate Champions program, joining dozens of Dane County government agencies, schools, businesses, and nonprofits working on projects to advance sustainability practices on a local level.