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Go West Statistics
FY-2016 Ridership to Date 856,634
Since 2/22/99 23.9 million
Estimate for FY16 1.75 million
Change from FY15 to FY16 -15%
Change over 5 year Trend -17%
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-2015 1,812,642
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March is that which breaks were made for!

All routes running on "In Session" Routes:  

This includes:

WIU Carousel Routes:  Routes 1-4
WIU Night and Weekend Routes:  Routes 5-10
Municipal In-Session Routes:  Routes 11-19

On March 12th through March 19th:  
All Routes will be running on "Break" Schedule

These are:

Municipal Break Routes: Routes 18,12,15,17,19, 24 & 26

On March 20th, All Route return to "In Session" Schedules.

 

Service Advisories:

On Thursday, March 10th, We will be running an extra Amtrak (Route 10)  run for the 6:00 PM Departure to Chicago Amtrak.

Spring Break begins at 5:00 PM on March 11th.  Routes 1-4 will shut down at 5:00 PM.  Routes 5-8 will not be running at all.  A large number of Amtrak 10 Routes will begin at 5:00 PM -- (As a spoiler, It might help to know that all "Campus" buses still on route at 5 PM will will change over and finish their day as an Amtrak 10 bus.)

The Return:  On Sunday, March 20th, There will be extra Amtrak buses on route for both arrival Amtrak runs.  As well as for the arrival train on Monday, March 21st.
 

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