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Go West Statistics
FY-2019 Ridership to Date  219,702
Since 2/22/99 27.228 million
Estimate for FY19 1.0 million
Change from FY18 to FY19 -25%
Change over 5 year Trend -44%
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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Thanksgiving Break:  November 16 through 24.

November 16 (Friday): 

Routes 1-7 Close at 5:00 PM.
Amtrak 10 will have have extensive service from 5:00 PM till 6:00 PM

November 17--24 (Saturday-Saturday)

Go West operates on the "Municipal Break Schedule" 
(Routes 12, 14, 15, 17, 18, 19, 24 & 26 only)

November 25 (Sunday):

Return to the "In Session Routes"

Running 2018-19 In Session Routes

These Routes Include

Purple 1 & Purple 1 Nights & Weekends
Gold 2
Blue 3
Brown 5
Maroon 6
Black 7
Amtrak 10
11 Purple City 
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!

Currently Running 2017-18  "Municipal Break Routes" 

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.

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