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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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Spring 2021

Running FY21 "Break" Routes!

Monday May 31 (Memorial Day): No Service

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.

Buses that have been equiped with driver shields will use front door entry, with read door exit.  Busses that have not will use Rear Door Entrance and Exit, whenever Possible.  on these busses, 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.


Municipal Break Routes are:

Route 5 Brown West and Route 15 Brown East
Route 6 Maroon West and Route 16 Maroon East
Route 18 North and Route 18 South
Route 19 South and Route 19 Southwest


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