January 20, 2022
In a collaboration with student organizations interested in sustainability, Transportation Services will start installing solar panels, lights and screens with real-time arrival information on bus shelters in 2022.
January 6, 2022
The Center for Urban Transportation Research is recognizing UW–Madison as “one of the top universities in the nation offering high-level commuter benefits to employees and students," such as discounted bus passes, carpooling and reduced-rate BCycle memberships.
April 21, 2021
Revenue funds parking lots and facilities, bus service, and federal- and state-mandated alternate transportation activities.
November 5, 2020
Given the current public health situation, UW–Madison campus administration has collaborated with Transportation Services to temporarily expand parking options for graduate and professional students and lower-paid employees.
July 24, 2020
In May, the street was temporarily closed due to the high volume of pedestrian and bicycle usage during the initial months of the coronavirus pandemic. When the road reopens, the speed limit will be reduced from 25 mph to 20 mph.
May 15, 2020
Arboretum Drive will remain open to pedestrians and cyclists, who are encouraged to maintain at least six feet of distance from one another on the road. All visitors should practice appropriate physical distancing .
October 17, 2019
The UW is one of eight universities and colleges so honored by the League of American Bicyclists as part of its mission to create a “bicycle friendly America for everyone.”
July 18, 2019
Beginning July 23, the northbound lane of Charter Street from University Avenue to Observatory Drive will be closed. Expect traffic delays and bus detours.
April 17, 2019
Bascom Hill is getting a makeover — or more like a makeunder. Beneath the hill are antiquated utility lines, some of which date back to the 1890s and must be replaced. Grounds crews, landscape architects and arborists are all being consulted to keep impact to the hill at a minimum.
May 4, 2017
Rate adjustments will help cover rising costs, like the upkeep of aging lots and parking structures and construction of new parking facilities.
January 25, 2017
The racing circuit at Road America in Plymouth, the sprawling headquarters of Epic Systems in Verona and UW–Madison’s own streets are among the testing areas.
September 8, 2016
The presentation will include improvements anticipated in the decades to come as well as major planned initiatives and recommendations in building redevelopment, transportation, stormwater and green infrastructure, and landscape development.
August 24, 2015
Numerous streets around campus will be closed to accommodate the more than 7,400 University of Wisconsin–Madison students moving in to university residence halls starting this week.
August 20, 2015
Overall rates for U.S. biking deaths decreased 44 percent from 1975 to 2012, according to a new report published Aug. 14 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and led by Jason Vargo, an assistant scientist with UW–Madison's Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies and Global Health Institute.
August 18, 2015
Online sales of employee bus passes and transportation permits for the 2015-16 academic year has begun at the Transportation Services website.
August 4, 2015
Demolition of the pedestrian bridge over University Avenue between the George L. Mosse Humanities Building and Vilas Hall is scheduled to begin Monday, Aug. 10, and continue throughout the week.
May 21, 2015
Langdon Street between Park and Lake streets will be closed through November 2015 starting next week as phase two of the Memorial Union construction project continues.
April 8, 2015
It really is springtime – finally! Many people find one of the best ways to shake off winter and get outside is to jump on a bicycle. Staff members from Commuter Solutions, part of UW–Madison’s Transportation Services, share nine top tips for making those early rides safe and fun.
March 19, 2015
All parking rates will remain unchanged for the 2015-16 permit year, effective Sept. 1, 2015, through Aug. 31, 2016.
February 10, 2015
Transportation Services has released the results of its latest biennial survey of UW–Madison faculty, staff and students and UW Hospital employees.