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Go West Statistics
FY-2015 Ridership to Date 1,788,311
Since 2/22/99 22.8 million
Estimate for FY15 1.85 million
Change from FY14 to FY15 -9%
Change over 5 year Trend -6%
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 -2015 54,490
Total Ridership FY-2014 1,978,236
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Service Advisories:


2015-16 Maps are in print, we are getting out to locations asap.  Get them from buses, from MTC (Macomb Transit Center, 701 E. Pierce) And Various other locations around town.  Most locations should be supplied by Friday.

**** Route 11 "Bomber Express" Began Service as of Wednesday August 19th, and will operate all days that Macomb School District is holding classes.

Welcome back Students!

All routes running 2015-16 Municipal Break Routes Through Friday August 21st.  On that Friday, Routes 5, 7, and 8 will run their normal Friday Schedules.

Starting Saturday August 22nd, all "In Session" Routes Begin their Regular scheduled routes.  --

These are Routes 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,10,11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18, and 19.  (Yes, Routes 1 through 19 with the exception of 9-- because there is no Route 9)  These are also known as the Carousel Routes, the Night and Weekend Routes, and the Municipal "In-Session" Routes.

--There will be a Block Party in the North Quad on Saturday night, August 22nd, from 5:00 PM till 7:00 PM, causing Brown 5, 16 Northwest, and 14 North to Detour around the affected area.

Changes from 2014-15 Routes:

Route 11 "Bomber Express" will Replace the old Route 18 SE

Route 12 South:  We have Re-added Saturday Service, but the Frequency is reduced to once per hour.

Route 13 West:  Change in Route (See map) Added Saturday Service, but Frequency is reduced to Once per hour.

Route 14 North:  Frequency Reduced to Once per hour.

Route 16 Northwest:  Name Change (dropped "Gold") Route designed changed-- exits campus at Ward Street, Enters at Lincoln Washington, services Jackson Street east of ward.

Route 18 Southwest:  All New Design! Services Hospital, Grand Prairie, Wesley Village, Jefferson house & Walgreen's.  hourly Service, including Saturday.


Maps will be on buses ASAP.

Fare Information

All routes are fare-free. Go West is now 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