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Go West Statistics
FY-2015 Ridership to Date 1,003,036
Since 2/22/99 22.2 million
Estimate for FY15 1.95 million
Change from FY14 to FY15 -5%
Change over 5 year Trend -1%
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 -2014 57,989
Total Ridership FY-2014 1,978,236
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Service Advisories:

All routes running 2014-15 Session Routes!

As in: 
Carousel Routes
Nights and Weekend Routes
Municipal Session Routes.

Spring Break is coming! 

On Friday March 13, Routes 1-8 will Close down at 5:00 PM. 

Extra service will be provided on to the train station via Route 10 (Amtrak Route).  This includes a Thursday March 12th PM departure run, as well as both the AM and the PM departure runs on Friday March 13th. 

Saturday March 14 through Saturday March 21 will be the Municipal Break Routes only.  (No service on Sunday March 15).

Extra Amtrak 10 buses will be waiting to meet Both Amtrak arrivals on Sunday March 22nd, while our normal service will be expanded for the Monday arrivals.

WIU Carousel, WIU Nights and Weekends, and the Municipal Session Route Schedules will resume Sunday March 22nd.


Map Errata: 

On the Municipal Session Map, Route 16 (2) Gold Northwest DOES go to the City Center, it diverts from 2 Gold route at Pierce street. See Route 16 on the web pages for corrected Map.

---> And Yes, Route 16 Gold is (for all practical purposes) a Gold 2 bus.

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