Greater Madison MPO

taking transit

Taking transit to work is a great choice for your commute. Metro Transit operates fixed-route and paratransit service throughout the Madison area, with routes extending to Fitchburg, Middleton, Sun Prairie, and Verona. Taking transit has never been easier!

Benefits of Commuting by Transit

  • Convenient – Riding Metro Transit allows you to access work, school, errands, and entertainment while leaving the driving to someone else. When you take transit you can catch up on reading, listen to music, respond to emails, or just sit back and relax.
  • Budget-friendly – Metro Transit has a variety of fare options available and a number of Madison employers offer transit passes to their employers. Find out more at the Metro Transit fare webpage.
  • Environmentally-friendly – Transit is one of the fastest and most effective ways of reducing your personal carbon footprint. Leaving your car at home can reduce pollution, ease congestion and continue making our local communities great places to live.
  • Bicycle Friendly – Combine bicycling with transit to get further faster. Every Metro bus is equipped with a bicycle rack. Check out Metro's quick tips and how-to video here.

Local Transit and Shuttle Options