Go West Transit

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Go West Statistics
FY-2020 Ridership to Date 101,500
Since 2/22/99 27.912 million
Estimate for FY20 600,000
Change from FY19 to FY20 -42%
Change over 5 year Trend -61%
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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Spring Semester 2020

Running 2019-20 "In Session"  Routes.

     (as in,  All Routes)

Hello Cold!!

February 12th, Wednesday:  Lincoln's Birthday --
     No Classes/University Closed

Routes: LE, 2 and 3 Do Not Run.

2019-20  Routes are:

Campus day "In Session" Routes:  (M-F)

Route 1, Leatherneck Express
Route 2, Purple Limited.
Route 3 Blue

Municipal "All Year" Routes:

15 Brown, East and West.  M-F
16 Maroon, East and West  M-F
18 North and 18 South  M-Sat
19 South and 19 Southwest  M-Sat

Campus "In Session" Nights & Weekend Routes

Route 5 Brown East and West
Route 6 Maroon East and West
Route 7 Late Night (fri and Sat)


Amtrak 10  (Fridays, Sundays, and as indicated)

Errata from Maps

  • Brown 5 on Sunday ends at 9:10
  • Please See Online Schedule for Stop times for Amtrak Route.
  • Purple 11 Stop Time at Elting should be :46 instead of :48


New Routes are all online!

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!


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