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Go West Statistics
FY-2018 Ridership to Date 758,187
Since 2/22/99 26.693 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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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!

Running 2017-18  "In Session Routes" 

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 Session ends.

Finals Week:  May 7th through May 11th

Wednesday May 9th till Friday May 11th: Amtrak 10 will run its PM Departure Run.

Friday May 11th:  Routes 1-7 Close at 5:00 PM.  Amtrak 10 will continue with extra buses until 6:00 PM.

Starting Saturday May 12th: We will be on the "Municipal Break Route" Schedule.   This means our In Session Routes will not be running for a the week of spring break and will start up again on Sunday March 18.


Session Routes are:

Purple 1, Gold 2, Blue 3, Brown 5, Maroon 6, Black 7, Amtrak 10

:10/:40 Routes
11 City Purple, 13 Silver West, 15 East & 16 Northwest,

:25 Routes
24 North19 Southwest17 Northeast

:55 Routes
12 South18 Southeast17 Northeast

The Municipal Break Routes are:

:10/:40 Routes 
15 East and 26 Northwest 

:25 Routes
24 North, 19 Southwest, 17 Northeast

:55 Routes
12 South, 18 Southeast17 Northeast


Sunday March 18, we return to our "In Session Route Schedule".
(Routes 1-19)


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