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2015-2016 BUs Information 

We are excited to announce that expanded bus service began on May 18th, 2015. The bus is now operated by the City of Platteville and is called the "Platteville Public Bus". The new routes include summer service, more frequent stops and late night service on Friday and Saturday nights. UW-Platteville students still ride for free by swiping their ID, all other rides are $1 per ride or $25 / month for an unlimited ride pass, buy two months and get the third free.

Get the App 

Bus schedules and real-time bus location are available now in apps for your smartphone.


  Or watch in your regular web browser here:




During School Year

  • Monday - Thursday 7 a.m. - 6 p.m. 
  • Friday 7 a.m. - 3:30 a.m.
  • Saturday 2 p.m. - 3:30 a.m.
  • No Sunday service
  • Dates
    • Aug. 28- May 13th, 2016- except during academic breaks, see column to right for schedule during these times.

During Summer and Academic Breaks

  • Monday - Friday 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • No weekend service
  • Dates
    • May 18- Aug. 27th, 2015
    • Nov. 26- Nov. 29th, 2015
    • Dec. 19-Jan.19th, 2016
    • Mar. 19- Mar. 28th, 2016

4th Street Stop Please be aware that the Fourth Street stop is located on the west side of Madison St. just south of Herman Ave and not on Madison St. as stated in our print and online publications. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Download the brochure (pdf)

Download a printable schedule (8.5" x 11") (pdf)


UW-Platteville Students ride free with Student ID, all others $1.00 per ride, cash and exact change only. Unlimited rides with a monthly pass for $25 per month or buy two months and get the third month free. Passes are available for purchase at City Hall Finance Office, Public Library, UW-Platteville Student Center Information Desk, and Piggly Wiggly Customer Service Counter.

Guide to Riding

When waiting for the bus stand next to the Bus Stop Sign so that the driver can see you, otherwise the bus may drive past the stop. Buses will arrive within six minutes of scheduled arrival. Buses will only let people on and off at designated stops. 

Emergency Cancellations 

The Bus will run as scheduled except in the case of a snow or other emergency. Emergency cancellations will be posted on this website and sent out through campus email announcements.

Contact Information

For Bus Questions 608-348-9741 x 2238
Taxi Questions 608-348-6767

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