Two race/walk courses will travel through campus on Saturday, April 29, causing lane closures and Metro Transit detours. Expect delays between 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
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.
Parking rates and program changes for the 2023-24 parking year have been approved and released. Many parking permits and passes will see a 1% price increase. The hourly rate to qualify for the reduced cost parking program will increase from $18.35 to $18.72 per hour.
A City of Madison project to reconstruct University Avenue will resume April 10, causing traffic, bus, bike, and pedestrian impacts between University Bay Drive and Shorewood Boulevard. Expect delays and plan ahead.
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 RoundTrip program of the Greater Madison MPO has upgraded their online platform to help local commuters connect with convenient alternatives to driving alone. The new platform features a private UW-Madison RoundTrip network for employees and students.
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.
The 2023 WIAA Individual Wrestling (Feb. 23-25) and Boys’ Basketball (March 16-18) state tournaments will impact parking and traffic around the Kohl Center.
To help alleviate campus bus crowding, a supplemental Route 80 shuttle will operate weekdays during the spring semester. The shuttle will arrive approximately every 20 minutes at Route 80 bus stops along the central campus loop; it does not serve Eagle Heights.