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Go West Statistics
FY-2018 Ridership to Date 527,957
Since 2/22/99 26.462 million
Estimate for FY18 1.2 million
Change from FY17 to FY18 -21%
Change over 5 year Trend -35%
ALL-TIME weekly record 71,156 (Oct 24 - 30, 2011)
ALL-TIME daily record 15,885 (Oct 29, 2011)
Weekly ridership 1999-2000 19,876
Weekly "in session" ridership FY -2017 39,838
Total Ridership FY-2016 1,363,690
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Running 2017-18  "In Session Routes" 

Spring Semester begins!

All In Session Routes, normal Schedules.  

Be aware of road conditions!  They will effect our times, and the ability to ANY vehicle (including ours) to stop.  Please be extra cautious crossing intersections, as well as exiting and boarding buses.

In-Session routes will continue until Spring break.

Monday February 12:  All In-Session Routes except Routes 1-3 run.
          Amtrak 10 runs both AM and PM Arrival Runs.
              (No: Purple, Gold, or Blue)
              (Yes:  Brown, Maroon, 11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18 & 19)    


Thursday March 8th:  Amtrak 10 does the PM Departure Run.

Friday March 9th:  Routes 1-7 close at 5:00 PM
     *  Note:  Many Route 1-3 buses will do Amtrak 10 runs as they pull offline.

Saturday March 10th, Spring break starts:  Session Routes stop for a week while Break routes run instead.


Errata on 2017-18 Maps:

Route 16 Ends at 4:40 PM.
Route 17 Starts at 7:25 AM.
Rout 12 Starts at 7:10 AM.

Service notes:

Maroon 6 is going back to running till Midnight on Monday through Thursday!


Fare Information

All routes are fare-free. Go West is the only unlimited access bus system in the state of Illinois!

Lost and Found:

Office Hours are 9 AM to 4 PM Monday - Friday, at 701 East Pierce.  Please call with a description of your lost item and what route it might have been lost.  (309) 575-3333

Contact Info

Go West Transit

701 E Pierce
Email: GoWest@wiu.edu
Phone: (309) 575-3333
Fax: (309) 575-3014