NEWS AND INFORMATION
Construction of the Amazon Distribution Center in Sellery Hall requires removal of all the bike racks highlighted RED in the map found below.

Map shows racks to be removed in red, located to immediate east of Sellery Hall. Various bike racks are highlighted green.

Please relocate bikes locked to those racks immediately. Nearby bike parking not displaced by construction is highlighted GREEN on the map attached. Please relocate all bikes locked to racks in the red area to these green racks. Any bikes locked to racks signed for removal will be impounded by Transportation Services, and may not be immediately available for owners to reclaim them. Contact Transportation Services Pedestrian/Bicycle Transportation Planner, Charles.Strawser@wisc.edu with questions.
Construction of the Amazon Distribution Center in Sellery Hall requires removal of all the bike rac...
Campus bus Route 80 is being rerouted on Saturday, April 22 and Saturday, April 29 due to large events on and near campus.

April 22: Route 80 detours from Langdon St. from 12:45 - 3:30 p.m. Buses detour via University Ave. and Park St. Board at stops on Frances or Park streets.


April 29: Due to the Crazylegs run, Route 80 will significantly detour from 10 a.m. - noon. Memorial Union, Observatory Dr., Walnut St., Highland Ave., and Lot 60 will not be served. Buses will operate on University Ave./ Johnson St., Campus Dr. and University Bay Dr. Catch the bus at open stops along the detoured route.


More detour information found by clicking here.
Campus bus Route 80 is being rerouted on Saturday, April 22 and Saturday, April 29 due to large eve...
The east entrance to Lot 16 will be closed April 10 to May 7 while the City of Madison completes a sewer project along Randall Avenue and Regent Street. Traffic along Randall will also be affected. Permit holders must enter the lot through the west entrance (off Monroe Street).

Map showing a red

City information on the project: click here.
The east entrance to Lot 16 will be closed April 10 to May 7 while the City of Madison completes a ...
April showers bring new hours! UW-Madison SAFEwalk operates from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. April through September. Call or text SAFEwalk at (608) 262-5000 to arrange a FREE walking team to bring you to your destination! You can save time by calling/texting to schedule in advance, too. Open to all UW employees, students and visitors.

More information on SAFEwalk: http://bit.ly/SAFEwalk Follow @UWSAFEwalk for safety tips and updates.
April showers bring new hours! UW-Madison SAFEwalk operates from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. April through Sep...
Effectively immediately, Lot 693 is closed through May 5, while construction work is done on the roof of the Kohl Center. Parking in the Kohl Center Loading Dock area is not allowed. Permit holders must use nearby All Access lots: Lot 691 (SERF) and Lot 692 (Gordon Commons).

For a map of all Moped Lots, please refer to the 2016-17 UW Moped Parking Map by clicking here.
Effectively immediately, Lot 693 is closed through May 5, while construction work is done on the ro...
Lot 3 will close permanently April 1, 2017, as construction begins on the new Music Performance Center. In light of this closure, Lot 3 base lot permit holders are being relocated; permit holders, please check your emails for more information.

All vehicles must be removed from Lot 3 by 7 a.m. on Saturday, April 1. Any vehicles in the lot past 7 a.m. will be towed at the owner's expense.

The bus stop at University & Lake (#0670) is closed during the construction; board at University & Francis or University & Park instead. More information available on the Metro site by clicking here.
Lot 3 will close permanently April 1, 2017, as construction begins on the new Music Performance Cen...
March 16 kicks off one of the largest WIAA Tournament events hosted on the UW-Madison campus: WIAA Boys Basketball, held in the Kohl Center. The tournament runs Thursday, March 16 through Saturday, March 18. Over the course of WIAA events held in February and March, an estimated 125,000 visitors will visit campus. To accommodate our visitors, many parking permit holders relocate to help make the tournament as accessible as possible for athletes, parents and spectators.

Visitors, we welcome you to UW-Madison! Refer to this PDF map for on-campus parking options. All parking is $8; Special Events staff will be at each reserved lot to assist with parking needs.

Permit holders, please refer to this PDF map and this webpage for relocation information. Affected permit holders will receive an email with additional information on Monday, March 13, 2017. Expect delays due to additional vehicle and pedestrian traffic. Thank you for your help in making this event run as smoothly as possible!

If you have questions regarding work-related parking during this event, please contact our Customer Service Representatives at customerservice@fpm.wisc.edu or call 263-6667.
March 16 kicks off one of the largest WIAA Tournament events hosted on the UW-Madison campus: WIAA ...
This week kicks off one of the largest WIAA Tournament events hosted on the UW-Madison campus--WIAA Individual Wrestling, held in the Kohl Center. The tournament runs Thursday, Feb. 23 through Saturday, Feb. 25. Over the course of all WIAA events held in February and March, an estimated 125,000 visitors will be on campus. To accommodate our visitors, many parking permit holders relocate to help make the tournament as accessible as possible for athletes, parents and spectators.

Visitors, we welcome you to UW-Madison! Refer to this PDF map for on-campus parking options. All parking is $8; Special Events staff will be at each reserved lot to assist with parking needs.

Permit holders, please refer to this PDF map and this webpage for relocation information. Expect delays due to additional vehicle and pedestrian traffic. Thank you for your help in making this event run as smoothly as possible!
This week kicks off one of the largest WIAA Tournament events hosted on the UW-Madison campus--WIAA...
Winter Bike Week 2017  02/03/2017
Winter Bike Week 2017 is Friday, Feb. 3 through Friday, Feb. 10! Businesses across Madison will be hosting events for all interested bicyclists. UW-Madison Transportation Services and the UW Bicycle Resource Center will be hosting a FREE Bike Traffic Skills class (Bike Resource Center located in the Helen C. White Hall parking garage) on Wednesday, Feb. 8 from noon to 1 p.m. (Bring a brown bag lunch!) Learn the basics of vehicular cycling and keep yourself safe and comfortable while riding in traffic. Free Planet Bike blinky light set to the first 5 attendees. All are welcome to attend! Classes are first come, first served (limit 20 people per event).

Click here to learn more about the UW Bicycle Resource Center and click here to view the event flyer for Winter Bike Week 2017.
Winter Bike Week 2017 is Friday, Feb. 3 through Friday, Feb. 10! Businesses across Madison will be ...
Starting, Tuesday, Jan.3, the boarding area for several intercity buses will move to Langdon Street. The following bus services will board on eastbound Langdon Street at the Lake Street intersection: Badger Bus, Coach USA, Greyhound, Jefferson Lines, Kobussen, Lamers, Megabus, Meister and Van Galder.

Metro Transit bus stop locations on Langdon and Lake streets have also changed due to this new boarding area. See the map below for new bus stop locations:
Image shows intercity bus stop moved two blocks north to Langdon Street and Metro bus stop #0049 moved a half block north on State Street and stop #0010 half block west on Langdon Street.

For more information, visit the Madison Metro website here.
Starting, Tuesday, Jan.3, the boarding area for several intercity buses will move to Langdon Street...
This is a reminder that winter parking rules and Snow Action Policies are in place from November 15 to March 15 each year. Transportation Services works with Grounds to ensure campus sidewalks, bus shelters, parking lots and roads are clear during the winter months, but we also need your help to keep campus navigable. Rule and restriction details available here. A map of areas affected by winter parking rules is available here.
This is a reminder that winter parking rules and Snow Action Policies are in place from November 15...
Between July 25 and September 1, Transportation Services will convert the remaining coin-operated parking meters on campus to take payments using the Parkmobile mobile payment system. Visitors can use this system to easily pay for parking by phone, on the web, or by using a mobile application. Converted parking meters will no longer accept coins.

Current hourly rates, time limits, and hours of control for metered parking spaces will remain the same. For more information about how to set up and use a Parkmobile account and for campus policies on visitor parking, visit the meter conversion page here.

If you have questions, please contact Transportation Services at customerservice@fpm.wisc.edu or call 608-263-6667.
Between July 25 and September 1, Transportation Services will convert the remaining coin-operated p...
UW Transportation Services has signed the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Workplace Charging Challenge Pledge. The Challenge was launched by DOE in January 2013 with the goal of increasing the number of American employers offering workplace vehicle charging to 500 by 2018. Partners are employers that commit to assessing employee demand for workplace plug in electric vehicle charging, and developing and executing a plan to provide charging access. Find more information about the Workplace Charging Challenge and the EV Everywhere Grand Challenge at www.electricvehicles.energy.gov.

Information on UW-Madison’s electric vehicle charging program is available HERE.
UW Transportation Services has signed the Department of Energy’s (DOE) ...
Starting Monday, December 14, 2015, BCycle, the campus bike sharing provider, will provide full-year service to a limited number of stations throughout Madison, including the UW-Madison campus.

View the press release HERE.
Starting Monday, December 14, 2015, BCycle, the campus bike sharing pro...
UW-Madison has been moved to the gold tier of Bicycle Friendly Universities by The League of American Bicyclists (LAB). Each year communities, business and universities are assessed through a voluntary application process. The new gold level status will last for four years.

See the full release from the LAB HERE.
UW-Madison has been moved to the gold tier of Bicycle Friendly Universi...
Transportation Services works with Grounds to ensure campus sidewalks, bus shelters, parking lots and roads are clear during the winter months. To help our efforts, please adhere to the Snow Action Polices between November 15 and March 15. Details available HERE.
Transportation Services works with Grounds to ensure campus sidewalks, ...
As a result of input received through the Campus Transit and Accessible Transportation Study and from the Accessible Transportation Working Group, Transportation Services is pleased to announce the 2nd year of the Accessible Circulator Shuttle Pilot Program. The 2015-16 school year service will begin Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at 7:30 a.m.

Additional information on the shuttle can be found HERE.
As a result of input received through the Campus Transit and Accessib...
Various 2015-16 parking year passes and permits are available for purchase on the Transportation Services eBusiness portal. This includes Afternoon and Night Permits, Moped and Motorcycle Permits and Employee Bus Passes.
Various 2015-16 parking year passes and permits are available for purch...
All parking rates will remain unchanged for the 2015-16 year, effective for permits valid September 1, 2015 through August 31, 2016. This applies to all permits, including base lot, afternoon and night surface/garage. This price of bus passes will also remain $24.

Rates for next year are not increasing due, in part, to the delay with the hospital garage construction and cost savings on various other construction projects and programs. This pause in parking rates will be added to the six-year plan, now in its third year, which will condense the campus parking rate categories from three rates down to two rates.

Click HERE. to view the 2015-16 Transportation Services Rate Chart.
All parking rates will remain unchanged for the 2015-16 year, effective...
SPRING SAFETY ALERT  05/08/2014
Motorcycles, mopeds, bicycles and pedestrians should not pass under an automated gate or garage door in any parking facility. The gate or door may not operate properly or it may operate unexpectedly. Parking access control systems are suitable for cars and trucks only. In parking facilities with motorcycle parking, motorcycles should drive around the gate arm or through an alternate entrance/exit. Warm weather means more bicycles. Be alert and share the road – it’s the law.
Motorcycles, mopeds, bicycles and pedestrians should not pass under an automated gate or garage doo...
Madison B-cycle will open the area stations throughout the day on Thursday, March 20, 2014. All bikes are scheduled to be in their stations by 5:00 p.m.

*Please Note: Due to lingering ice, the station located at Lake and Langdon Streets will not be available until the week of March 28.

Membership information, real-time bike and station availability can be found on the Madison B-cycle website.
Madison B-cycle will open the area stations throughout the day on Thursday, March 20, 2014. All bik...
Whether your department is hosting a visitor, you’re a student whose parents are coming to drop off clean laundry or you’re an employee who usually takes the bus, there’s no need to drive around with crossed fingers hoping to find a spot.

Transportation Services has recently completed the installation of access equipment in the ramps and garages around campus and the new system tracks available parking in real-time.

Details on how the system works can be found HERE.
Whether your department is hosting a visitor, you’re a student whose parents are coming to drop off...
After more than 2 years of construction detours, the 81 and 82 campus bus routes will return to their original routes beginning Tuesday, January 21, 2014.

The return to the original routes includes directional travel and service area changes. Detailed route information can be found on the Metro website.
After more than 2 years of construction detours, the 81 and 82 campus bus routes will return to the...
With over 20% of the campus community relying on Metro buses to get to and from campus each day, UW Transportation Services has established an employee parking plan associated with potential Metro Transit delays and cancellations due to winter weather.

On days that Madison Metro bus service is cancelled or the start of service is delayed to 9:00 a.m. or later, UW-Madison faculty and staff who typically ride the bus are eligible to park in campus parking lots. Transportation Services encourages those employees to park in the available ramps and garages to allow for snow removal in the surface parking lots.

To stay informed of Metro Transit winter delays, cancellations and other inclement weather service information you can:
* Check the Madison Metro website.
* Check local radio or TV stations
* Subscribe to Metro's winter email and text alert notification list here.
* Contact Metro's customer service center at (608)266-4466

For additional information on managing winter weather impacts to travel, visit the UW Transportation Services website here.
With over 20% of the campus community relying on Metro buses to get to and from campus each day, UW...
Transportation Services works with Grounds to ensure campus sidewalks, bus shelters, parking lots and roads are clear during the winter months. To help our efforts, please adhere to the Snow Action Polices between November 15 and March 15. Details available HERE.
Transportation Services works with Grounds to ensure campus sidewalks, bus shelters, parking lots a...
The process for obtaining an employee bus pass has changed for the 2013-14 academic year. UW Employee bus passes are available for order online and will be mailed to individuals.

Click HERE for information and instructions for ordering your bus pass.
The process for obtaining an employee bus pass has changed for the 2013-14 academic year. UW Employ...
Afternoon, Night and Motorcycle permits for the 2013-14 academic year are now available for purchase on the Transportation Services eBusiness portal. The permits are valid September 1, 2013 through August 31, 2014.

2013-14 Moped permits will be available for purchase beginning August 12, 2013.
Afternoon, Night and Motorcycle permits for the 2013-14 academic year are now available for purchas...
Due to construction, the Route 80 campus bus will detour off Langdon Street and Bascom Hill. You can catch the Route 80 bus at various stops along University Avenue. For detailed route information please visit the Metro Transit Detour Page
Due to construction, the Route 80 campus bus will detour off Langdon Street and Bascom Hill. You ca...
Starting Tuesday, May 28, 2013, a utility project will close North Park Street south of the intersection with Langdon Street. Traffic and the Route 80 campus bus can resume a route west on Langdon Street to North Park Street and up Observatory Drive to points west. This closure will last through August, 2013.
Starting Tuesday, May 28, 2013, a utility project will close North Park Street south of the interse...
The UW-Madison campus community can apply for parking by visiting the Transportation Services online Permit Application System.

To see the 2013-14 Parking Rates and Lot Map please visit the Policies webpage on the Transportation Services website.
The UW-Madison campus community can apply for parking by visiting the Transportation Services onlin...
Each year UW-Madison Transportation Services reviews and adjusts parking rates and policies while taking into consideration its annual operating budget.

As an auxiliary organization, Transportation Services must ensure revenue streams that can maintain the current levels of transit, transportation and parking options available on campus. To do that, Transportation Services has received approval to implement program and policy changes for the 2013-14 parking year.

For details on the upcoming changes please view the full announcement.
Each year UW-Madison Transportation Services reviews and adjusts parking rates and policies while t...
Budgetary concerns and the need to make the UW Employee Bus Pass Program sustainable have prompted Transportation Services to make changes to how the program is administered.

Beginning next academic year, the UW employee bus pass provided by Transportation Services will cost $24. Transportation Services will continue to heavily subsidize the $1.8 million per year program.

Transportation Services, in partnership with the Associated Students of Madison, will continue to fully fund UW-Madison campus bus routes 80, 81, 82 and 84, which will continue to be fare-free, and riders will not be required to swipe a pass. UW-Madison students will continue to receive a bus pass for use on city routes from ASM, and will continue to pay for their bus passes through segregated fees. The $24 pass will be available for purchase in August and will be valid September 1, 2013 through August 31, 2014. Employees will be able to purchase the passes outright or may opt to pay with payroll deduction.

For more details click HERE.
Budgetary concerns and the need to make the UW Employee Bus Pass Program sustainable have prompted ...
Transportation Services provides free refurbished bicycles (as available, on a first come, first served basis) to departments on campus for use by their employees during the work day.

The bikes are intended to reduce work-related auto travel within the campus borders. For more information see the Departmental Bicycle Order Form or contact Chuck Stawser at cstrawser@fpm.wisc.edu
Transportation Services provides free refurbished bicycles (as available, on a first come, first se...
Beginning Monday, April 15, 2013 a City of Madison storm sewer project will close Walnut Street south of the Campus Drive overpass. Beginning mid-May, the same project will also limit Highland Avenue, south of the Campus Drive overpass, to one lane of traffic in each direction. The project is expected to last through early August.

For the most current information and dates of impact, please view the Transportation Services Street Closures and Detours map.
Beginning Monday, April 15, 2013 a City of Madison storm sewer project will close Walnut Street sou...
B-cycle now allows annual members to use their membership to check out bikes in other participating cities. For more information on the “B-connected” reciprocity program visit the B-cycle webpage.
B-cycle now allows annual members to use their membership to check out bikes in other participating...
Due to unexpected issues with the North Park Street construction site, there is a new traffic flow in the area of Memorial Union. North Park Street is closed to traffic between Langdon Street and Observatory Drive and is now open to southbound only traffic south of Langdon Street. Please note that this is a reversal of the previous northbound-only traffic plan.

To plan your route please view the road closure map.

The Route 80 bus is also detoured, will not serve North Park Street stops and will not go up Bascom Hill. For more details on bus detours please visit the Madison Metro website.
Due to unexpected issues with the North Park Street construction site, there is a new traffic flow ...

Stop by the Administrative Process Redesign exhibit at Showcase 2013 on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 to learn more about the APR Team and the Transportation Services’ Special Events Kaizen Event.

For details on the January Kaizen Event click HERE.
Due to the construction project at Memorial Union, North Park Street will be closed to southbound traffic between Observatory Drive and the Humanities Building beginning Saturday, March 23, 2013.

We expect North Park Street to reopen to both directions of traffic by Tuesday, April 16, 2013.
Due to the construction project at Memorial Union, North Park Street will be closed to southbound t...
The Wednesday hours of operation at the Transportation Services Customer Service office locations will be 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., beginning on April 3, 2013.

For a complete list of office hours at each location click HERE.
The Wednesday hours of operation at the Transportation Services Customer Service office...
Winter Parking Rules are in effect 2:00 a.m. till 6:00 a.m., November 15 through March 15. There is no parking on Linden Drive or Observatory Drive, including all of Lot 26. There is restricted parking in Lots 16, 34, 40, 51 and 54.

For more information on Winter Parking Rules and Safe Practices, visit our Managing Winter webpage.
Winter Parking Rules are in effect 2:00 a.m. till 6:00 a.m., November 15 through March 15. There is...
To address concerns that have been raised regarding the fraudulent use of unlimited ride passes, Madison Metro bus drivers will be requesting that an employment or school photo identification be presented by riders boarding with an unlimited use pass. Drivers will implement this new procedure on all city routes beginning Monday, November 12, 2012. Riders boarding the free campus bus routes will not be required to present their pass or identification.

Because UW Madison employee and student bus passes are non-transferable, UW bus pass holders without a valid UW Wiscard or UW Health/Hospital ID will have their passes confiscated. Employees with UW affiliate organizations may present their affiliate employee identification.

UW employees and UW Health employees whose passes are confiscated because they forgot their id may receive a replacement pass from any Transportation Services office during full service hours for $20. Passes that are found to have been transferred to an unauthorized user will not be replaced.

Students must contact Associated Students of Madison regarding policies regarding pass confiscation and possible replacement.
To address concerns that have been raised regarding the fraudulent use of unlimited ride passes, Ma...
On Friday, November 9, emergency road repairs will close Babcock Drive at its intersection with University Avenue. The repairs are expected to keep the road closed until approximately 12:00 noon.

Access to parking lots in this area of campus can be obtained via North Charter Street to Linden Drive.
On Friday, November 9, emergency road repairs will close Babcock Drive at its intersection with Uni...
Please join us for a series of public events where the preliminary results of a consultant’s study on the campus bus and accessible transportation at UW-Madison will be presented. These findings and your input may impact future changes to the campus transportation system.

For more information please click HERE.
Please join us for a series of public events where the preliminary results of a consultant’s study ...
As Homecoming and FreakFest approach this weekend, campus bus routes will be on detour.

On Friday, October 26 the late-night routes 81 and 82 will be on detour until 9:00 p.m. due to the homecoming parade.

On Saturday, October 27 routes 81 and 82 will have combined service with a “special event” bus designation.

Please see the following maps of the altered route geography for each event:

Homecoming Routes 2012

FreakFest Routes 2012
As Homecoming and FreakFest approach this weekend, campus bus routes will be on detour.

On ...
Go By Bike and Biking in Traffic
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

This fun course is taught by the Wisconsin Bike Fed, a statewide, nonprofit organization that works to make bicycling convenient, safe, accessible and fun. Course includes information on bicycling laws, essential gear, how to plan a bike route, bike commuting tips, advanced traffic skills and cold weather trips.
Go By Bike and Biking in Traffic
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

This ...
Based on feedback from the campus community, a collaborative effort between the city of Madison, Metro Transit and UW Transportation Services has resulted in an adjustment to the Route 80 campus bus service.

Beginning with the start of service on Thursday, October 18, 2012 Route 80 will be adjusted to provide service on Observatory Drive up Bascom Hill.

The bus will now proceed from Dayton Street to Lake Street, and instead of continuing to Langdon Street will head west on University Avenue to Park Street. It will then proceed on Park Street to Observatory Drive and travel west to continue the regular route at Charter Street and Linden Drive.

The route will now service the stops on University Avenue at Fitch Court, on Park Street at State Street Mall, on Observatory Drive at Bascom Hall and on Observatory Drive at Charter Street.

Four stops on Lake Street and Langdon Street will be closed:
  • Lake at University northbound (#0765)
  • Lake at State northbound (#0091)
  • Langdon at Lake westbound (#0040)
  • Langdon at Park westbound (Memorial Union)

For more information on available bus routes, please visit Madison Metro
    Based on feedback from the campus community, a collaborative effort between the city of Madison, Me...

    Thursday, September 27, 2012
    6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
    NEW University Bicycle Resource Center
    Located in the H.C. White Library Garage (basement level)

    Drop in any time during the event for free snacks, bike maintenance tips, a tour of the facility, and an optional guided tour of the bicycle facilities on campus. For more information on the UBRC Grand Opening and other events, visit the UBRC webpage.

    Thursday, September 27, 2012
    6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
    NEW University Bicycle Resource Center
    L...
    Beginning Friday, September 21, 2012, replacement of the Langdon Street Utility Tunnel will require reducing Langdon Street, between Lake Street and Park Street, to one lane, westbound only.

    An eastbound contra-flow bike lane will be provided. This project will also require shifting the sidewalk on Library Mall and the crosswalk to Memorial Union to the south, near the Red Gym. The project is expected to last through September of 2013.
    Beginning Friday, September 21, 2012, replacement of the Langdon Street Utility Tunnel will require...
    Changes to the campus bus routes begin Sunday, August 26, 2012.

    Route 85 has been discontinued, Route 80 will run on Dayton Street to Lake Street, and the Route 81 late-night route has changed from 15 minute service to 30 minute service. For details, please click HERE.

    Construction and student move-in has resulted in additional detours to the routes. The 80, 81 and 82 routes have been affected. Notably, buses will not be traveling on Observatory Drive between Park Street and Charter Street for the foreseeable future (the 80 will not be going up the hill). Also, the 81 route geography has been modified but travels to basicallythe same areas. Details can be found at the above link or Metro’s detour WEBSITE.
    Changes to the campus bus routes begin Sunday, August 26, 2012.

    Route 85 has been discontin...
    Due to the long term detour of the Route 80 campus bus, the Internal Passageway between Sterling Hall and Van Vleck Hall will become the recommended ADA route to Bascom Hill from the Route 80 bus stop.

    Please click here to view maps and routes of the Internal Passageways on campus.
    Due to the long term detour of the Route 80 campus bus, the Internal Passageway between Sterling Ha...
    The UW-Madison SAFEride Cab program that provided late night taxi rides for UW students will end June 30, 2012.

    The last night SAFEride Cab service will be available will be Friday night, June 29 until 3:00 a.m. on Saturday morning, June 30. Service will not be offered the evening of Saturday, June 30, 2012. We encourage students and staff to utilize the SAFEwalk program in conjunction with the campus bus system to ensure individual safety on and near campus at night.

    SAFEwalk service provides escorted walks within the SAFEwalk boundaries and is available by calling 262-5000. For more information including a map of the SAFEwalk boundaries please visit the SAFEwalk website.
    The UW-Madison SAFEride Cab program that provided late night taxi rides for UW students will end Ju...
    Transportation Services will be upgrading its administrative software for managing campus parking. Due to this upgrade, we will not be able to electronically process motorcycle, moped, afternoon and departmental permits. We will also not be able to accept citation payments via the online portal.

    Beginning Wednesday, June 20, 2012 these online services must be manually processed at one of the Transportation Services office locations. We anticipate this manual process to be in place until July 11, 2012, at which time the new eBusiness portal of the Transportation Services website should be available for use.

    If you have any questions, please contact a customer service representative at (608) 265-6666 or send an email to customerservice@fpm.wisc.edu.
    Transportation Services will be upgrading its administrative software for managing campus parking. ...
    Transportation Services will be upgrading its administrative software for managing campus parking. Due to this upgrade, we will not be able to accept Citation Appeals via the online portal.

    Beginning Wednesday, June 13, 2012 all Citation Appeal forms must be submitted either in-person at one of the Transportation Services office locations or emailed to parking-citations@fpm.wisc.edu. We anticipate this manual process to be in place until July 11, 2012, at which time the new eBusiness portal of the Transportation Services website should be available for use.

    For more detailed information please visit the Transportation Services website.
    Transportation Services will be upgrading its administrative software for managing campus parking. ...
    Due to a construction project, eastbound Route 80 will detour from Linden Drive to Observatory Drive (between Babcock Drive and Charter Street) from June 11 through June 20, 2012.

    For more information visit the Metro Detour page here.
    Due to a construction project, eastbound Route 80 will detour from Linden Drive to Observatory Driv...
    After consulting with funding partners and campus bus users and focusing on the goal of limiting the impact to all riders of the campus bus system, Transportation Services will recommend the following service changes to the City of Madison Transit and Parking Commission on June 13th, 2012 with service changes effective August 26th, 2012:
    • Eliminate one route 81 bus from rotation
    • Combine route 80 and route 85 geography

    Transportation Services feels that these options best reduce the impact on students, employees and visitors on the UW campus while maintaining a high level of transit service.

    To view a campus map showing the proposed changes, please click here.

    For a more detailed description of the proposed changes, please visit our Bus Information - Routes page.
    After consulting with funding partners and campus bus users and focusing on the goal of limiting th...
    Currently, up to 70% of campus parking lots are controlled at night. Transportation Services will only be adding four garages to that group, beginning September 1, 2012. Aside from those four garages, the same campus lots will remain free and open to the public after 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday and all day Saturday and Sunday.

    In an effort to further increase the flexibility of night parking on campus, Transportation Services is offering two new Night Parking Permits that will be valid in lots and garages that are already controlled at night.

    The Surface Lot Night Permit will allow students and staff access to parking in over two dozen lots that are currently controlled 24 hours a day and accessible only with a Base Lot Permit. Access to these lots, from 4:30 p.m. until 7:00 a.m. weekdays, and all day Saturday and Sunday will now be available to any Surface Lot Night Permit holder.

    The Garage Specific Night Permit will allow students and staff access to affordable parking in a specific, selected parking garage on campus. Access to these garages, from 4:30 p.m. until 7:00 a.m. weekdays and all day Saturday and Sunday will be available with a Garage Specific Night Permit.

    If you have any questions, please contact our Customer Service Representatives at customerservice@fpm.wisc.edu or call 263-6667. If you’d like to view the campus parking map with lot locations please click here.
    Currently, up to 70% of campus parking lots are controlled at night. Transportation Services will o...
    As Transportation Services continues to serve a variety of customers with diverse parking and transportation needs, the changing financial and spatial landscape of our campus requires that changes be made to a few of our programs. For more information please view the 2012-13 Program Changes Brief.
    As Transportation Services continues to serve a variety of customers with diverse parking and trans...
    Beginning July 1, 2012 individuals with Emeriti status can obtain an annual Validation Pass that will provide access to parking in any of the campus parking garages. Each Validation Pass will be authorized for 24 parking sessions. Emeriti will also continue to be eligible to receive an annual bus pass at no cost.

    For a complete list of the options available for Emeriti, please visit the Transportation Services website at and view the Emeriti Options Policy
    Beginning July 1, 2012 individuals with Emeriti status can obtain an annual Validation Pass that wi...
    Plan Ahead!  05/16/2012
    Don't wait until the last minute to consider your personal safety with nighttime travel. Arrange a SAFEwalk at 262-5000.
    Don't wait until the last minute to consider your personal safety with nighttime travel. Arrange a ...
    Beginning Tuesday, May 15 through Thursday, May 17, 2012, utility work will affect traffic flow on Observatory Drive.

    Observatory Drive will be one-way, westbound, between Park Street and Education Hall (Lot 10) after 6:00 p.m. each day.

    Observatory Drive will be open to both directions of travel during daytime hours all three days.
    Beginning Tuesday, May 15 through Thursday, May 17, 2012, utility work will affect traffic flow on ...
    The increasing popularity of mopeds on and around campus has created new challenges with regard to safety, intra-campus travel and enforcement. To address these challenges Transportation Services has established a new Moped Parking system that will be effective September 1, 2012.

    Changes to moped parking include designated parking lots for each permit, several all-access lots where any permit is valid during the day, and permits being valid in any lot after 4:30 p.m. each day. Beginning August 1, 2012 users can apply for the $120 permit on the Transportation Services website. The selection of assigned lots is on a first-come, first-served basis.

    View the new Moped Parking Policy and lot map here.
    The increasing popularity of mopeds on and around campus has created new challenges with regard to ...
    The Transportation Services Commuter Solutions Team will host an information table for UW and UW Hospital faculty, staff and students who travel to the UW-Madison campus.

    UW Commuter Solutions Information Table
    Wednesday, April 25, 2012
    Union South (across from the Daily Scoop)
    10 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

    Stop by to learn more about the variety of commuting options and supplemental programs available for those considering alternatives to driving alone:

    Bicycling and walking – Carpool – Transit – Vanpool - Park and Ride
    Bike sharing with B-cycle – Zipcar car sharing - Emergency Ride Home - Flex Parking
    The Transportation Services Commuter Solutions Team will host an information table for UW and UW Ho...
    As Transportation Services continues to serve a variety of customers with diverse parking and transportation needs, the changing financial and spatial landscape of our campus requires that changes be made to a few of our programs. For more information please view the 2012-13 Program Changes Brief.
    As Transportation Services continues to serve a variety of customers with diverse parking and trans...
    Tired of traffic and road construction? How about the cost to fill up your gas tank?

    The State Vanpool provides alternate transportation for state and non-state employees commuting to Madison from outside communities. Participants can join a group that is already established or, if there are enough interested people, they can form a new vanpool. Riders enjoy low rates, comfortable vans, and the benefit of convenient pick-up and drop-off locations.

    If interested, contact the Vanpool Office: 1-800-884-VANS or visit their website.
    Tired of traffic and road construction? How about the cost to fill up your gas tank?

    The St...
    As part of an ongoing partnership between Madison B-cycle and the University of Wisconsin-Madison, $20 Annual Memberships are now available to all UW Students, Faculty and Staff. This special pricing is sponsored by UW Transportation Services. Madison B-cycle has four stations located on the UW campus sponsored by UW Transportation, UW Athletics, UW Housing and UW Health. The station locations make it quick and convenient for students and staff to go by bike from dorms, classes, and meetings across campus.

    Madison's 270 iconic red B-cycles will begin returning to the Madison landscape April 1 with eight new station locations planned across the city for 2012. For more information, a map of station locations, or to join visit the B-cycle website.
    As part of an ongoing partnership between Madison B-cycle and the University of Wisconsin-Madison, ...
    Starting Wednesday, March 21, 2012 the Radio Hall Tunnel Project will close Lot 9 through September 2012.
    Starting Wednesday, March 21, 2012 the Radio Hall Tunnel Project will close Lot 9 through September...
    The WIAA Girls Basketball Tournament will be played at the Kohl Center on Thursday, Friday and Saturday this weekend. Be prepared for lots of athletes, parents, spectators and additional traffic congestion.
    The WIAA Girls Basketball Tournament will be played at the Kohl Center on Thursday, Friday and Satu...
    The WIAA Boys Basketball Tournament is on campus Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Be prepared for additional vehicle and pedestrian traffic. Let’s make this year’s tournament as accessible as possible for the athletes, parents and spectators!

    For WIAA parking information visit the Transportation Services webpage HERE
    The WIAA Boys Basketball Tournament is on campus Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Be prepared for add...
    Join us at Union South on Wednesday, February 29 at 5:00 p.m. for our second Open Forum on Moped Regulations and Parking. There will be an informational presentation and a Question & Answer session.
    Join us at Union South on Wednesday, February 29 at 5:00 p.m. for our second Open Forum on Moped Re...
    As scheduled, Observatory Drive, between Charter Street and Babcock Drive, will reopen to one-way, westbound traffic on Saturday, February 25, 2012. This section of Observatory Drive will remain one-way until mid-April, 2012 when it will reopen to traffic in both directions.
    As scheduled, Observatory Drive, between Charter Street and Babcock Drive, will reopen to one-way, ...
    The UW-Madison campus will host more than 125,000 visitors for the tournaments throughout February and March. The Individual Wrestling Tournament is being held at the Kohl Center this weekend. Events will take place Thursday, Friday and Saturday, February 23-25, 2012. For additional information on parking please visit the WIAA section of the Transportation Services website.
    The UW-Madison campus will host more than 125,000 visitors for the tournaments throughout February ...
    Due to construction, the Route 81 bus stop on Observatory Drive between Charter Street and Babcock Drive will be closed until February 24, 2012. Catch the bus on Observatory Drive at Charter Street or at stops on Linden Drive. For more information visit http://www.cityofmadison.com/metro/detours/81/index.cfm
    Due to construction, the Route 81 bus stop on Observatory Drive between Charter Street and Babcock ...
    Due to construction near the Soil Science Building, Observatory Drive will be closed between Charter Street and Babcock Drive from Tuesday, February 14 through Friday, February 25, 2012.Due to construction near the Soil Science Building, Observatory Drive will be closed between Charter Street and Babcock Drive from Tuesday, February 14 through Friday, February 25, 2012. Observatory Drive will reopen to one-way traffic on Saturday, February 26, 2012. The traffic flow will be westbound only for about 2 months.
    Due to construction near the Soil Science Building, Observatory Drive will be closed between Charte...
    The increasing popularity of mopeds on and around campus has created new challenges for everyone. Join us for one of the Open Forums to learn more about changes to moped regulations and adjustments to parking on the UW-Madison campus.

    Wednesday, February 15, 2012
    10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
    Memorial Union

    Wednesday, February 29, 2012
    5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    Union South

    Each Forum will be comprised of an informational presentation and provide the opportunity for Q&A.
    The increasing popularity of mopeds on and around campus has created new challenges for everyone. J...
    UW Commuter Solutions will be conducting a bus ridership survey on campus bus routes February 8, 10, 11 and 14, 2012. The purpose of the survey is to better understand campus bus ridership. The survey will focus on individual “trips” taken on each of the bus routes. Therefore, all students, faculty, staff and visitors are encouraged to participate each time they ride on a bus participating in the survey. The short survey will be collected via hard copy paper surveys that will be provided to all riders by Commuter Solutions staff. Completed forms should be returned to a survey crew member or the drop-off box on participating buses.
    UW Commuter Solutions will be conducting a bus ridership survey on campus bus routes February 8, 10...
    The UW Badgers Women’s Basketball team hosts the Iowa Hawkeyes on Thursday, February 2, 2012. Game time is 7:00 p.m. Please be prepared for additional traffic congestion that may impact parking around the Kohl Center.
    The UW Badgers Women’s Basketball team hosts the Iowa Hawkeyes on Thursday, February 2, 2012. Game ...
    Students, Faculty and Staff - join us this week to get information about your on and off campus commuting options. UW Commuter Solutions staff will be available to share valuable information on: • car sharing with Zipcar • transit routes • car and van pooling • bike sharing with Bcycle • bike commuting • other commuter support programs Tuesday, January 31, 2012 Memorial Union Lobby (across from der Rathskellar) 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 1, 2012 Union South Lobby (across from the Daily Scoop) 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Thursday, February 2, 2012 333 East Campus Mall Lobby 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
    Students, Faculty and Staff - join us this week to get information about your on and off campus com...
    Transportation Services has partnered with Zipcar to provide campus car sharing. Need to pick up supplies, go out for lunch, or meet a colleague? Grab a Zipcar. Now you can carpool or bike to work and still have a car when you need one during the workday. Visit Commuter Solutions at the Memorial Union Lobby on Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. to learn more about our complete line up of commuting solutions.
    Transportation Services has partnered with Zipcar to provide campus car sharing. Need to pick up su...
    Appealing a Citation?  01/20/2012
    Upgrades to the Transportation Services Online Services site have been completed, and now customers with a valid NetID can submit a citation appeal without bond payment. Don’t forget - appeals must be completed online within seven (7) days of the citation issue date. For complete details please see our Citation Appeal Policy at www.transportation.wisc.edu/files/CitationPolicy.pdf
    Upgrades to the Transportation Services Online Services site have been completed, and now customers...
    The Badgers take on Alaska-Anchorage on Friday and Saturday evenings. Be prepared for increased congestion and impacts to parking around the Kohl Center.
    The Badgers take on Alaska-Anchorage on Friday and Saturday evenings. Be prepared for increased con...
    In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day SAFEwalk Escort and SAFEride Cab services will not available on Monday, January 16, 2012.
    In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day SAFEwalk Escort and SAFEride Cab services will not avai...
    The Badgers Men’s Basketball team hosts the Nebraska Cornhuskers at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 15, 2012. Please be prepared for increased congestion and impacts to parking, including to lots with annual baselot permit holders.
    The Badgers Men’s Basketball team hosts the Nebraska Cornhuskers at 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 15...
    Due to construction, Lot 55 will be closed on Wednesday, January 11, 2012. Lot 55 permit holders may park under Grainger Hall (Lot 7) at any bagged or reserved meter. Please display your Lot 55 permit.
    Due to construction, Lot 55 will be closed on Wednesday, January 11, 2012. Lot 55 permit holders ma...
    The Badger Men’s Hockey team hosts the RIT Tigers at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, January 6 and Saturday, January 7, 2012. Please be prepared for increased congestion and impacts to parking, including to lots with annual baselot permits.
    The Badger Men’s Hockey team hosts the RIT Tigers at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, January 6 and Saturday, J...
    In preparation for the holiday weekend, Union South will be closing on December 23, 2011 at 6:00 p.m. and will re-open on Wednesday, January 4, 2012. The garage will be open during this time and parking will be available. However, the elevators will be locked and access from the parking ramp to the outside of Union South will be available only via the stairway. Please do not use the vehicle access ramps as a walkway to enter and exit the garage.
    In preparation for the holiday weekend, Union South will be closing on December 23, 2011 at 6:00 p....
    The Badgers Men’s and Women's Basketball teams hosts take to the court on Friday, December 23, 2011. Please be prepared for increased congestion and impacts to parking, including to lots with annual baselot permits.The Badger Men’s and Women's Basketball teams take to the court on Friday, December 23, 2011. Please be prepared for increased congestion and impacts to parking, including lots with annual permits.
    The Badgers Men’s and Women's Basketball teams hosts take to the court on Friday, December 23, 2011...
    Please expect increased traffic throughout campus on Sunday, December 18 for UW-Madison Commencement. Graduating students will be on campus along with their friends and families for ceremonies at 10:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. All University of Wisconsin parking lots will be made available to the general public on Sunday, December 18 on a first come, first served basis.
    Please expect increased traffic throughout campus on Sunday, December 18 for UW-Madison Commencemen...
    To reduce traffic congestion in the vicinity of the Kohl Center for Commencement on December 18, 2011, a complimentary shuttle bus will be available to transport graduates and their guests who choose to park in the vicinity of the Engineering campus and Camp Randall Stadium. The shuttle will provide service every 10 to 15 minutes from 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. It will pick up and drop off at the Madison Metro bus stop located on North Randall Avenue near Engineering Drive, proceed on West Dayton Street to the Kohl Center, and return to North Randall Avenue. Shuttle stops will be designated by signs.
    To reduce traffic congestion in the vicinity of the Kohl Center for Commencement on December 18, 20...
    Students and staff at UW-Madison now have wheels when they need them with Zipcar’s car-sharing program. We have partnered with Zipcar and brought 8 shared cars to campus. The cars are available on-demand 24/7 and can be reserved by the hour or by the day. Interested? Join today at Zipcar.com/wisc
    Students and staff at UW-Madison now have wheels when they need them with Zipcar’s car-sharing prog...
    The Badgers Men’s Basketball team hosts the Savannah State University Tigers at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 15, 2011. Please be prepared for increased congestion and impacts to parking, including to lots with annual baselot permit holders.
    The Badgers Men’s Basketball team hosts the Savannah State University Tigers at 7:00 p.m. on Thursd...
    In an effort to keep sidewalks, bus shelters, parking lots, and roads as clear as possible during the winter months, Transportation Services asks for your assistance by adhering to the Winter Parking Rules:
    • Winter Parking Rules are in effect from 2:00 a.m. until 6:00 a.m. every day from November 15 through March 15.
    • No parking on Observatory Drive or Linden Drive. This includes lot 26 and 40.
    • There is restricted parking in lots 16, 32, 34, 40, 51 and 54. Please park in designated rows (marked by the "Shovelin' Bucky" signs).
    • If all designated 2AM - 6AM rows in lots 16, 32, 34, 40, 51 and 54 are full, park inside ramps 17, 20 or 36. Please move your vehicle prior to 7AM to avoid a $12 daily charge.
    • Top levels of ramps may be blocked off to better facilitate snow removal.
    In an effort to keep sidewalks, bus shelters, parking lots, and roads as clear as possible during t...
    Starting the evening of Sunday, November 20, 2011 the Radio Hall Tunnel Project will close Lot 9. The lot will be closed through Wednesday, November 23, 2011. If you have special parking needs, would like advice for work-related parking during this time or if you have other questions, please contact our Customer Service Representatives at customerservice@fpm.wisc.edu or call 263-6667
    Starting the evening of Sunday, November 20, 2011 the Radio Hall Tunnel Project will close Lot 9. T...
    Willow Drive Repaving  11/15/2011
    Willow Drive is scheduled for paving on Thursday, November 17, 2011. Due to this project, vehicles will not be able to enter or exit Lots 57 and 58. Alternate permit parking is available in Lot 62 that day.
    Willow Drive is scheduled for paving on Thursday, November 17, 2011. Due to this project, vehicles ...
    The WIAA Football Tournament is scheduled for Thursday and Friday, November 17 and 18 at Camp Randall Stadium. Please be prepared for vehicle and pedestrian congestion. To avoid the added congestion, permit holders in Lots 16, 17 and 18 may display their UW-Madison parking permit and park in Lots 34, 36, 60, 62 or 83.
    The WIAA Football Tournament is scheduled for Thursday and Friday, November 17 and 18 at Camp Randa...
    Lot 30 will be closed on Saturday and Sunday due to scheduled asphalt work. The lot will be reopened by Monday, November 7, 2011.
    Lot 30 will be closed on Saturday and Sunday due to scheduled asphalt work. The lot will be reopene...
    Freakfest will see many streets closed to vehicle traffic, so students attending Freakfest are encouraged to walk to and from the festivities with other students. If you need a safe ride home, head to the Memorial Union, the Fluno Center or the Concourse Hotel. Union Cab will have regular pick-ups at all 3 locations. Be Smart. Be SAFE.
    Freakfest will see many streets closed to vehicle traffic, so students attending Freakfest are enco...
    Starting Monday, October 31, a utility project will close Linden Drive from Babcock Drive to Farm Place. This short section of Linden Drive will remain closed for two months. Entrances to Lot 40 will remain open and pedestrian access to Babcock Hall and Russell Labs will be preserved.
    Starting Monday, October 31, a utility project will close Linden Drive from Babcock Drive to Farm P...
    Observatory Drive is scheduled to reopen to two-way traffic on Tuesday, October 18, 2011. However, Charter Street will remain one-way, southbound, until the end of the month. The sidewalk on the north side is open and the #80 and #85 campus buses will return to the usual stop on Observatory Drive at Charter Street.
    Observatory Drive is scheduled to reopen to two-way traffic on Tuesday, October 18, 2011. However, ...
    Due to the UW Homecoming Parade, Metro Routes 4, 6 and 29 will detour from lower State Street and Lake Street on Friday, October 14 starting at 3 p.m. Routes 81, 82 and 85 will detour from Langdon Street in the downtown area. For full details please visit http://www.cityofmadison.com/metro/detours/uwhomecoming/index.cfm
    Due to the UW Homecoming Parade, Metro Routes 4, 6 and 29 will detour from lower State Street and L...
    Segments of Charter Street and Observatory Drive are scheduled for repaving and the repainting of pavement markings on Saturday, October 8th and Sunday October 9th.

    On these days Observatory Drive will be closed from the entrance of Elizabeth Waters Hall to the east side of the Social Science bell tower. Charter Street will also be closed between Observatory Drive and Linden Drive.

    Access to Lots 9, 10, and 11 will be available only from Park Street. The Soil Science part of Lot 26 will only be accessible from Babcock Drive. Sidewalks adjacent to the streets being repaved will be open throughout the weekend.

    During this time, Campus buses will be detoured to University Avenue. More information is available from Metro’s website at: http://www.cityofmadison.com/metro/detours/
    Segments of Charter Street and Observatory Drive are scheduled for repaving and the repainting of p...
    New Gate Equipment  09/29/2011
    Please note that Transportation Services will be installing new gate equipment at several locations on campus in the coming weeks. If you are an annual permit holder you should receive an email explaining how the change will impact you. Non-permit holders can look forward to the ability to pay for parking on an hourly basis with a credit card in these lots. Updates, as available, will be posted at

    http://www.transportation.wisc.edu/parking/Visitor_hourly.aspx

    Link not a live hyperlink, copy and paste into your web browser.
    Please note that Transportation Services will be installing new gate equipment at several locations...
    The Badgers play Nebraska at 7pm on Saturday, October 1st, at Camp Randall. Please be prepared for increased congestion and impacts to parking, including to lots with annual baselot permit holders.

    ESPN game day will also be on campus on Bascom Hill.

    Want to ride your bike to the game? Try our free bicycle valet parking service next door to Computer Aided Engineering. For more information on bike valet see http://www.transportation.wisc.edu/files/footballbikevalet.pdf

    See http://www.transportation.wisc.edu/parking/event_athletics.aspx or our event calendar at http://www.transportation.wisc.edu/newsAndEvents/events.aspx for Transportation Services updates on the game.

    See http://www.uwbadgers.com/sports/m-footbl/wis-m-footbl-body.html for more general information on the game.

    (Note links are not live hyperlinks, copy and paste them into your web browser).
    The Badgers play Nebraska at 7pm on Saturday, October 1st, at Camp Randall. Please be prepared for ...
    Change in Carsharing  08/17/2011
    Please note that there is a planned change in carsharing vendor taking place over the next few months. Details are not yet available, but will be posted at http://www.transportation.wisc.edu/resources/carsharing.aspx when available

    (link not live, copy and paste into your web browser)
    Please note that there is a planned change in carsharing vendor taking place over the next few mont...
    The Union South Garage is now open. Full day and half-day AM and PM permits will be available. All day permits at $10 and half-day permits are $6. AM permits are good from 7:00 am to 12:30pm and PM permits are good from 11:30 am to 12:00am. All parkers will have to purchase a permit unless they have a UW disabled permit or have paid reserved parking through the hotel. No other permits will be accepted at this time. Cash or checks made out to UW Transportation Services will be accepted. Eventually the garage will have hourly payment equipment installed.
    The Union South Garage is now open. Full day and half-day AM and PM permits will be available. All ...
    Program Changes  04/12/2011
    Changes are being made to Transportation Services policies and rates for Fiscal Year 2012 (beginning July 1, 2011). For complete information on the changes visit:

    http://www.transportation.wisc.edu/home/changes.aspx

    Note this link is not a live hyperlink, copy and paste full url into your internet browser to view.
    Changes are being made to Transportation Services policies and rates for Fiscal Year 2012 (beginnin...
    UW Madison has received a silver Bicycle Friendly University designation from the League of American Bicyclists.

    For more information about the Bicycle Friendly University Program visit http://www.bikeleague.org/programs/bicyclefriendlyamerica/bicyclefriendlyuniversity/index.php

    (link not live, copy and paste url into your browser)
    UW Madison has received a silver Bicycle Friendly University designation from the League of America...
    Movie night has been rescheduled (earlier date was cancelled due to snow storm)

    Wednesday, February 22, 2011
    7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
    Transportation Services Carsharing Movie Night
    Community Car, our carsharing provider, will be hosting a movie night at Memorial Union. They will be showing "FLOW (For Love of Water)".
    Movie night has been rescheduled (earlier date was cancelled due to snow storm)

    Wednesday, F...
    New AFCH Office Hours  01/10/2011
    Due to staffing shortages, beginning Monday, January 10, 2011 the Transportation Services office at the American Family Children's Hospital (AFCH) will have limited full service hours.

    Full Service Hours: 7:15 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
    Limited Service Hours: 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. - 12:30 a.m.
    Due to staffing shortages, beginning Monday, January 10, 2011 the Transportation Services office at...
    UW Transportation Services is hiring for LTE Special Events staff. These positions staff parking lots during events on campus.

    Job application at http://www.transportation.wisc.edu/files/JobListings/Application for Employment.pdf

    Job description at http://www.transportation.wisc.edu/files/JobListings/PD Special Event LTE (3).pdf

    For other employment opportunities see http://www.jobs.wisc.edu/JobswithUWMadison/tabid/138/Default.aspx
    UW Transportation Services is hiring for LTE Special Events staff. These positions staff parking lo...
    Don't let the snow and slush get you down! Visit our winter information pages for help navigating Wisconsin's winter.

    Did you know that there are Winter Parking Rules in effect on campus from November 15-March 15? The rules, which are in place to ensure that snow clearing is possible in order to maintain access to campus for all, impact specific areas of campus from 2AM – 6AM daily throughout this period. The goal of Winter Parking Rules is to ensure that snow clearing is possible so that access to campus is maintained for all.

    Winter Parking and Snow Action Days: http://www.transportation.wisc.edu/resources/winter.aspx

    Tips for Winter Travel: http://www.transportation.wisc.edu/resources/winter_tips.aspx
    Don't let the snow and slush get you down! Visit our winter information pages for help navigating W...
    We're happy to announce that the UW-Madison received an "A" in sustainable transportation (and several other categories) on the 2011 College Sustainability Report Card. For full story see http://www.news.wisc.edu/18592  

    Students, employees, and campus visitors are what make our sustainability efforts effective. Thank you for your work towards a sustainable campus!
    We're happy to announce that the UW-Madison received an "A" in sustainable transportation (and seve...
    UW Transportation Services Commuter Solutions unit is here to help you find alternatives to driving to campus. In addition to information on carpooling, vanpooling, and walking, we provide custom bike and bus route planning services. We also have information on programs to support your choices, such as car sharing, emergency ride home, park and ride, and flex parking.

    Just fill out our information request web form (http://www.transportation.wisc.edu/forms/commutersolutions.aspx) and we'll get you the information you need.
    UW Transportation Services Commuter Solutions unit is here to help you find alternatives to driving...
    New Website Launched!  08/27/2010
    Welcome to the new UW Transportation Services Website! We believe you'll find it is easier to navigate and offers some additional utilities. If you have trouble finding anything, use the search function in the upper right hand corner!

    Have feedback regarding the new site? Let us know using the feedback form on the homepage.
    Welcome to the new UW Transportation Services Website! We believe you'll find it is easier to navig...
    UW Transportation Services is again providing subsidized bus passes for UW Employees.

    To redeem your UW Employee bus pass, simply present a valid UW Wiscard ID or UW Hospital ID at any of our regular customer service locations during regular business hours. Please note:
    • Students must redeem their passes from ASM.
    • Employees of affiliate organizations must redeem their passes from their respecitve organizations.
    • For further details, see our Bus Pass Page.
    UW Transportation Services is again providing subsidized bus passes for...
    Commuter Profile: Bicycling By uwtransservices

    Commuter Profile: Chuck Strawser

    Commuter Solution: Bicycling

    We’re using our commuter profile to highlight and welcome a VERY experienced bike commuter, our brand new Bicycle/Pedestrian Coordinator, Chuck Strawser. Chuck has been commuting primarily by bicycle since 1986, has a Masters degree in Urban and Regional Planning with a transportation emphasis, is an experienced bike mechanic and spent five years working at the Bicycle Federation of Wisconsin. Chuck has a 4 mile bike commute to work each day from the Williamson-Marquette neighborhood. On his way to work, he makes a pit-stop to drop off his two year-old son, Sam, at daycare.

    “Sam definitely prefers to go by bike. He has expressed his disappointment, as only a toddler can, the few times that my wife or I have picked him up in the car,” Chuck says.

    Chuck is a four-season bike commuter and maintains that winter and rainy spring weather shouldn’t be biking deal breakers.

    “Biking all year round isn’t as hard as some people would have you think. Fenders and a rainjacket keep all but the most torrential downpours from ruining your ride. And if you’ve got the clothes to be outside in the winter, then you’ve got the clothes to bike in the winter”.

    You don’t have to be as experienced as Chuck to try biking to work a few times a week, of course. Our Commuter Solutions team is available to get you the information you need to make biking to work a breeze. We will happily help you to plot a bike route to work or provide advice on creating your own park and ride by driving part way to work, parking, and biking the rest of the way. Be on the look out for an invitation to our customized commuter solutions program in the coming weeks, or visit our bicycling web pages for more information about biking to work.
    Commuter Profile: Bicycling By uwtransservices

    Commuter Pr...
    Commuter Profile: Transit By uwtransservices

    Commuter Solution: Transit

    Robert Kennedy, Transportation Planner, UW Transportation Services Commuter Solutions Manager Robert Kennedy

    Rob Kennedy is the UW Transportation Planner and Commuter Solutions Manager. Rob’s most frequent way to work is by bus, though he also occasionally rides his bike or drives. Rob takes the Route 38 bus from the Williamson-Marquette neighborhood, about a 4 mile ride. The ride takes about 15 minutes and doesn’t cost him a dime. The bus picks up within a block of his home and drops him off right at the door to his office.

    “Truth is, I’d rather ride the bus.” says Rob. “Driving is more stressful and aggravating.”

    Riding the bus not only saves Rob money, it also allows him to avoid driving in nasty winter weather. And he can use the time on the bus to read or reflect, rather than becoming frustrating driving in rush hour traffic.

    “Riding the bus is actually fun for me. I not only get to observe how the system works, which allows me to do my job better. I also run into a friend or neighbor on the bus nearly everyday. The time on the bus always passes quickly and pleasantly because I’m often having a great conversation.”
    Commuter Profile: Transit By uwtransservices

    Commuter Solu...
    Commuter Profile: Vanpool By uwtransservices

    Commuter Solution: VanpoolSue Thalacker, Customer Service Representative, UW Transportation Services Sue T. Vanpooler

    Sue Thalacker, who is a customer service supervisor in Transportation Services, has been using the state vanpool program for about two years. Sue drives her car about 11 miles each morning and parks in a church parking lot that the vanpool has arranged to use. She gets on the van at 6:05 a.m. to ride into campus–the drive takes about an hour from Portage. The vanpool drops her off right at her office door on the west side of campus, and picks her up again promptly at 4:00 pm.

    “I like the vanpool because I can sleep on the van in the mornings and get paperwork done on the ride home,” Sue says. She admits that it isn’t all work on the van, though. “I’ve made some good friends on the van. In the afternoons especially, people really become ‘Chatty Cathys’. Occasionally we even get together socially outside of our vanpool to do something fun like go bowling.”

    Besides the time she saves and the social perks she enjoys, Sue highly recommends vanpool because it saves her money on gas, insurance, parking, and maintenance for her car. “The cost for vanpool varies, but it’s about $55 every two-week pay period. There’s no way that I could fill the tank of my Jeep that cheaply.” The van pool costs are taken directly out of Sue’s pay check pretax.

    For more information about the State Vanpool or to sign up, visit:State Van Pool

    Rideshare, Etc (they can match you to a van)

    State Van Pool

    Commuter Profile: Vanpool By uwtransservices

    Commuter Solut...
    Did you know that UW Transportation Services sells monthly permits on a space-available basis? We do!

    Permits are available to anyone who wants to park on campus–including students and guests. To find out what lots are currently offering monthly permits call our front desk staff at 608/263-6666 or visit us in person at one of our three office locations.

    Permits can be purchased for 1-3 months according to space availability. For example, on the day this “Did You Know” tip was submitted, a 30-day permit was available in lot 85 for $100. Other lots available, for varying rates, were 59, 62, 76, 130, and 131. For monthly permits available today, speak to a customer service representative!

    This “Did you Know?” tip was provided by Joanie Reed, Customer Service Team at UW Transportation Services.
    Did you know that UW Transportation Services sells monthly permits on...
    Consider taking a moment to lend your feedback regarding the UW Transportation Services website by completing this brief (less than 5 minutes) survey!

    UW Transportation Services Website Survey

    Your feedback is crucial as we strive to improve the resources we provide to you. Thank you for your time!
    Consider taking a moment to lend your feedback regarding the UW Trans...
    Is your lot full?  07/15/2010
    Did you know that there is a procedure for reporting that your lot is full? If you are an annual base lot permit holder and you find that your lot is full, simply follow these steps:

    1. Park in the non-gated lot closest to your current base lot. Parking in a lot that is not close to your current parking assignment may result in a citation.
    2. Be careful not to park in a reserved, disabled, departmental, or metered stall.
    3. Display your annual permit.
    4. Go to transportation.wisc.edu and complete the lot full report.

    By taking the time to report when your lot is full you’ll protect yourself against a citation and you’ll alert UW Transportation Services to the problem. This assists us in our effort to make sure that our customers are served well.

    View our lot full alternate parking policy here for complete information on your rights and responsibilities as a permit holder!
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    Forget your permit?  07/15/2010
    Did you know that UW Transportation Services offers three complimentary day passes to permit holders that forget their permit at home or in another vehicle? The passes are date specific, so just stop by one of the UW Transportation Services locations on your way to work. Our drive through office at 21 N. Park Street is especially convenient–you don’t even need to get out of your vehicle!

    View our annual baselot permit policy for complete information on your rights and responsibilities as a permit holder!

    Did you know that UW Transportation Services offers three complimenta...
    In recent feedback, we heard from many of you wondering why we displace permit holders from their lots for events. This showed us that we need to do a better job communicating the purpose behind event parking!

    Visitors make the campus go ’round.

    Each year millions of visitors come to campus, and they are all crucial to our world-renowned university. In order for these guests to visit, we must provide adequate parking options for them. While we have over 3,000 visitor parking spaces available throughout campus, there are many large events which require the use of one or more specific parking lots. With your cooperation as permit holders, we are able to efficiently manage their access to campus and ensure that they are well served.

    Where does the money go?

    Visitor and special event revenue helps to subsidize the cost of operations for Transportation Services. Without special events and visitor earnings (which make up 36% of our Transportation Services’ annual revenue), employee parking would be more expensive. Interested in more detail? We will have a breakdown of Transportation Services’ revenues and expenses available for your review online soon!

    Who are we serving?

    Visitors include prospective students touring campus, guests attending conferences or performances, sports fans cheering on the Badgers, & patients and visitors to the UW Hospital. Major events on campus include student move-in, Badger athletics, university and University performances, WIAA Tournaments, SOAR, Summer Camps, Graduations, and more.

    For a bit more about us, as well as a breakdown of revenues and expenses, please visit our “About Us” page on our website.
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    You can use Madison Metro’s real-time Transit Tracker to take the guesswork out of riding the bus! Visit mymetrobus.com and click “Transit Tracker.”

    From there, simlpy select your route, direction of travel, and specific stop. Then you’ll be presented with the next three arrival times for the bus you’re going to catch!

    If you have any questions about using the Transit Tracker, or any other alternative mode of transportation, contact the UW Commuter Solutions Team at tdm@fpm.wisc.edu!

    Enjoy the ride!
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