Detours & Service Changes

Regularly Scheduled Weekday Service to Resume May 26th

Weekday service will return to its regular schedule meaning Routes 1-9 and 15 will all operate effective Tuesday, May 26th.  Weekend service will continue to operate as scheduled. 

The Transit Center Lobby will also re-open on May 26th, however, weekday hours will be limited to 7 am - 7 pm, Saturday 8:15 am to 7 pm and Sunday 9:15 am to 7 pm.  Passengers must maintain their social distance while at the Transit Center. 

The following changes that have previously be put in place in response to the COVID-19 paendemic will remain until further notice:

All able bodied passengers are asked to still enter and exit through the rear door as fares will still be suspended.  

A maximum of 10 passengers on the bus at one time will remain.

Lost and found will be limited to essential personal items.

Unlimited riding will remain prohibited. 

Waukesha Metro Transit strongly encourages all passengers to wear a face covering when riding the bus or at the Transit Center to help stop the spread of COVID-19. 

Thank you for continuing to riding Waukesha Metro Transit!  







10 Passenger Limit On Buses


April 21, 2020

  

For the safety of everyone, Waukesha Metro buses will be limited to 10 passengers at a time on the bus until further notice. 

If there are already 10 passengers on the bus when you board, you will be asked to wait and another bus or supervisory vehicle will come to pick you up as soon as possible. 

We apologize for the inconvenience and ask for your patience but this is a further step Waukesha Metro Transit is taking to keep the community safe through the COVID-19 pandemic. 



Reduction of Waukesha County Commuter Service
Effective Monday, April 6th


Effective Monday, April 6th, Routes 901 and 905 will have the following Trips suspended from service until further notice:

Route 901: E4, E7, E9, W2, W6, W8 & W12

Route 905: OE6

Below are the temporary schedules for both Routes affected. 

Temporary Route 901 Effective April 6, 2020

Temporary Route 905 Effective April 6, 2020

Note:Routes 904 and 906 will have no service changes at this time.  





Suspension of Fares

  

Effective Saturday, March 21, 2020 Waukesha Metro and Waukesha Metrolift will not be collecting fares until further notice. 

All able-bodied passengers are to board and exit the bus from the rear door.  If a passenger is using a wheelchair or other mobility device or have an impairment that prevents them from entering/exiting the rear door, they are permitted to still use the front door.

We ask that all passengers not cross the line on the floor of the front of the bus unless permitted to by the bus operator. 

 

In addition, we ask that you follow the CDC’s guidelines of Social Distancing and sit six feet apart from other passengers or as far apart as feasible.  

These are further measures we are taking in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.    Efforts already in place include additional cleaning of the buses and closure of the Transit Center.  


Route 906-Alternative Bus Stop for New Berlin
Due to road construction on Moorland Rd., Route 906 will not operate to the Valley View Park and Ride lot in New Berlin.   An alternative bus stop at the Hales Corners Park and Ride lot will be served by Route 906.  The Hales Corners Park and Ride lot is located at South 108th Street (Hwy 100) and I-43.


Detours
Barstow St. Construction is underway and requires detours on Routes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 15 in downtown Waukesha.  Below are the detour routing for each bus.    Note, this construction project will require changes to the detours so please change back frequently for updates.  



 Barstow Detours  
 Route 1 (Revised 2-25-20)  Route 2 (Revised 2-18-20)
 Route 3 Route 4 
 Route 5  Route 15

Also Waukesha County Route 901 will operate a detour in downtown Waukesha due to the Barstow project.  Below is that detour.  
Route 901 Detour


 

Route 7 & 7/8 Detour of Waukesha Memorial Hospital












Waukesha Metro Transit (METRO) and Waukesha County Transit will operate the following service during the holiday period:

Monday, December 24, 2018- All Metro routes & Metrolift will operate as scheduled until 6:15 pm. The last trips leave the Downtown Transit Center (DTC) at 6:15 pm and will not operate back to the Transit Center. The last Route 1 leaving the Transit Center going to Brookfield Square that will connect with the MCTS Gold Line will leave at 5:15PM. The last trip leaving Brookfield Square on Route 1 is at 6:00 pm. The DTC Customer Service Window will be CLOSED. Waukesha County ADA Paratransit Service, and Routes 901, 904, 905 & 906 will operate as scheduled.

Tuesday, December 25, 2018- No service on Metro, Metrolift, or Waukesha County routes 901, 904, 905, and 906 nor ADA Paratransit Service. The MCTS Gold Line will operate a Sunday schedule.

Wednesday, December 26th -Sunday, December 30, 2018- All services will operate as scheduled.

Monday December 31, 2018- All services will operate as scheduled. The DTC Customer Service Window will be CLOSED. 

Tuesday, January 1, 2019- No service on Metro, Metrolift, or Waukesha County routes 901, 904, 905, and 906 nor ADA Paratransit Service. The MCTS Gold Line will operate a Sunday Schedule after 3:00 AM.

Wednesday, January 2, 2019- All services will operate as scheduled. Note the Routes 901 & 905 will operate new schedules effective January 2, 2019.

Happy Holidays!

Waukesha Metro Transit (METRO) and Waukesha County Transit will operate the following service during the holiday period:

Monday, December 24, 2018- All Metro routes & Metrolift will operate as scheduled until 6:15 pm. The last trips leave the Downtown Transit Center (DTC) at 6:15 pm and will not operate back to the Transit Center. The last Route 1 leaving the Transit Center going to Brookfield Square that will connect with the MCTS Gold Line will leave at 5:15PM. The last trip leaving Brookfield Square on Route 1 is at 6:00 pm. The DTC Customer Service Window will be CLOSED. Waukesha County ADA Paratransit Service, and Routes 901, 904, 905 & 906 will operate as scheduled.

Tuesday, December 25, 2018- No service on Metro, Metrolift, or Waukesha County routes 901, 904, 905, and 906 nor ADA Paratransit Service. The MCTS Gold Line will operate a Sunday schedule.

Wednesday, December 26th -Sunday, December 30, 2018- All services will operate as scheduled.

Monday December 31, 2018- All services will operate as scheduled. The DTC Customer Service Window will be CLOSED. 

Tuesday, January 1, 2019- No service on Metro, Metrolift, or Waukesha County routes 901, 904, 905, and 906 nor ADA Paratransit Service. The MCTS Gold Line will operate a Sunday Schedule after 3:00 AM.

Wednesday, January 2, 2019- All services will operate as scheduled. Note the Routes 901 & 905 will operate new schedules effective January 2, 2019.

Happy Holidays!

Waukesha Metro Transit (METRO) and Waukesha County Transit will operate the following service during the holiday period:

Monday, December 24, 2018- All Metro routes & Metrolift will operate as scheduled until 6:15 pm. The last trips leave the Downtown Transit Center (DTC) at 6:15 pm and will not operate back to the Transit Center. The last Route 1 leaving the Transit Center going to Brookfield Square that will connect with the MCTS Gold Line will leave at 5:15PM. The last trip leaving Brookfield Square on Route 1 is at 6:00 pm. The DTC Customer Service Window will be CLOSED. Waukesha County ADA Paratransit Service, and Routes 901, 904, 905 & 906 will operate as scheduled.

Tuesday, December 25, 2018- No service on Metro, Metrolift, or Waukesha County routes 901, 904, 905, and 906 nor ADA Paratransit Service. The MCTS Gold Line will operate a Sunday schedule.

Wednesday, December 26th -Sunday, December 30, 2018- All services will operate as scheduled.

Monday December 31, 2018- All services will operate as scheduled. The DTC Customer Service Window will be CLOSED. 

Tuesday, January 1, 2019- No service on Metro, Metrolift, or Waukesha County routes 901, 904, 905, and 906 nor ADA Paratransit Service. The MCTS Gold Line will operate a Sunday Schedule after 3:00 AM.

Wednesday, January 2, 2019- All services will operate as scheduled. Note the Routes 901 & 905 will operate new schedules effective January 2, 2019.

Happy Holidays!

Waukesha Metro Transit (METRO) and Waukesha County Transit will operate the following service during the holiday period:

Monday, December 24, 2018- All Metro routes & Metrolift will operate as scheduled until 6:15 pm. The last trips leave the Downtown Transit Center (DTC) at 6:15 pm and will not operate back to the Transit Center. The last Route 1 leaving the Transit Center going to Brookfield Square that will connect with the MCTS Gold Line will leave at 5:15PM. The last trip leaving Brookfield Square on Route 1 is at 6:00 pm. The DTC Customer Service Window will be CLOSED. Waukesha County ADA Paratransit Service, and Routes 901, 904, 905 & 906 will operate as scheduled.

Tuesday, December 25, 2018- No service on Metro, Metrolift, or Waukesha County routes 901, 904, 905, and 906 nor ADA Paratransit Service. The MCTS Gold Line will operate a Sunday schedule.

Wednesday, December 26th -Sunday, December 30, 2018- All services will operate as scheduled.

Monday December 31, 2018- All services will operate as scheduled. The DTC Customer Service Window will be CLOSED. 

Tuesday, January 1, 2019- No service on Metro, Metrolift, or Waukesha County routes 901, 904, 905, and 906 nor ADA Paratransit Service. The MCTS Gold Line will operate a Sunday Schedule after 3:00 AM.

Wednesday, January 2, 2019- All services will operate as scheduled. Note the Routes 901 & 905 will operate new schedules effective January 2, 2019.

Happy Holidays!

Service Changes

Route 7 Routing and Schedule Change Effective June 1st
Also minor changes to Route 2 and 7/8 schedule

Effective June 1st, Route 7 will operate new routing near Waukesha Memorial Hospital (Hospital) and on the west side of the route.  Near the hospital,  on outbound trips(leaving the Transit Center), Route 7 will operate west on Madison to Fairview and south on Fairview to Lawndale and resume current routing west on Lawndale.  On inbound trips, Route 7 will operate east on Lawndale to Fairmont, north on Fairmont to Madison and resume current routing east on Madison.   
On the west side of the route, Route 7 will operate southwest on Cambridge to Minot, northwest on Minot to University and north on University to Madison and resume current routing east on Madison. The school trip routing will remain the same when in class school resumes.    
The schedule for Route 7 will also change including new timepoint locations.   
 

Routes 2 and 7/8 will also have minor changes to the schedule and the printed Route 1 schedule has a corrected map.  


New schedules are available below and in print version at the Transit Center.  Please note: the printed effective date of April 6th, 2020 as that was the date the changes were originally planned for prior to the COVID pandemic. 

Route 7 Effective June 1, 2020

Route 8 Effective June 1, 2020 (Route 7/8 schedule change)

Route 2 Effective June 1, 2020

Route 1 Effective June 1, 2020 (Corrected Map)