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Go West Statistics
FY-2020 Ridership to Date 410,291
Since 2/22/99 28.217 million
Estimate for FY20 500,000
Change from FY19 to FY20 -49%
Change over 5 year Trend -66%
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 -2019 14,347
Total Ridership FY-2019 801,461
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Fall 2020

Running FY21 "In Session" Routes!

The maps are in for 2020-2021.  Look for them in your Halls, in stores, in buses all over town.

Black 7 will end at midnight for the rest of November.

Covid 19 Policy addendum:

All passengers are required to wear a facial covering during their entire trip
on a Go West Transit bus.  

 This policy does not apply to children ages 2 and under, and customers who have trouble breathing, are incapacitated or are unable to remove the cover without assistance.

Our buses will continue a policy of Rear Door Entrance and Exit, whenever Possible.  Only passengers requiring and requesting a Ramp will enter the front door.

Buses will be pulled off line and sanitized approximately every 2.5 hours.

Friday November 20th -- Break Route Schedule until Spring Semester.

All Routes end at 6:10 PMn on Friday November 20th, and we will be under the Break Route Schedule until January 17th.

Running 2020-21 "In Session" Routes  

In Session Routes are:

Route 1 Leatherneck Express 
Route 2 Purple (Limited)
Route 3 Blues
Route 5 Brown West and Route 5 Brown East
Route 6 Maroon West and Route 6 Maroon East
Route 7 Black
Route 10 Amtrak
Route 15 Brown West and Route 15 Brown East
Route 16 Maroon West and Route 16 Maroon East
Route 18 North and Route 18 South
Route 19 South and Route 19 Southwest

Route Changes for 2020-21

Leatherneck Express is now a bus every 12 minutes per side, it will go to the Southwest corner of Q-Lot, and will travel straight East on Adams to Johnson, then north to Murray, East to Charles then back to Charles and Adams.  

Purple 2 will circle Campus, staying on Charles street to Charles/Adams.

Brown 15 West will go straight to Charles/Elting (at :45), and be at Thompson Hall at :52.   Please Ride 15 Brown to move around campus from Brophy to Lincoln Hall during Class exchange.

Purple 11 will Run until 10:00 PM Monday - Friday.


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