Go West Transit

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Go West Statistics
FY-2019 Ridership to Date  379,095
Since 2/22/99 27.228 million
Estimate for FY19 800,000
Change from FY18 to FY19 -28%
Change over 5 year Trend -47%
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 -2018 30,735
Total Ridership FY-2018 1,075,577
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Welcome to 2019!!!

Spring Semester Starts January 14th!  Welcome Back WIU!

Until January 13, we are on "Municipal Break Routes" Schedule

January 13 (Sunday) 2019

Return to the "In Session Routes"

January 21 (Monday)  Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Routes 1-3 & Bomber Express Do not run.

All other routes on normal In Session Schedules

February 12 (Tuesday)  Lincoln's Birthday

Routes 1-3 & Bomber Express Do not run.

All other routes on normal In Session Schedules

2018-19 "Municipal Break Routes" Are:

12 South
14 North
15 East
17 Northeast
18 Southeast
19 Southwest
24 Break Route North
26 Break Route Northwest

2018-19 "In Session" Routes Are:

Purple 1 & Purple 1 Nights & Weekends
Gold 2
Blue 3
Brown 5
Maroon 6
Black 7
Amtrak 10
11 City Purple
12 South
13 West
14 North
15 East
16 Northwest
17 Northeast
18 Southeast
19 Southwest

Bomber 20

Errata on Maps

5 Brown Saturday Hours of Service:  Right Column should read "Saturday, 11:40 AM - 10:10 PM"

2 Gold Hours should Read 7:15 AM - 5:15 AM

Go West data is now on Googlemaps.com!

Check out the Transit tab on Google Gaps and see how it will help plan your trip across town!  Play with the options:  Do you want to walk more then ride?  Or would you rather sit in a heated bus?  Google Maps now has our transit data and is willing to let you use it... Free!

The Municipal Break Routes are:


:10 Routes 
15 East and 24 North

:40 Routes 
15 East and 26 Northwest

:25 Routes
12 South14 North17 Northeast

:55 Routes
,18 Southeast19 Southwest & 17 Northeast.

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