Metro Ride

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Metro Ride
Metro Ride Wausau.png
Parent City of Wausau
Headquarters 420 Plumer Street[1]
Locale Wausau, Wisconsin
Service type bus service, paratransit, express bus service
Stations Metro Ride Transit Center
555 Jefferson Street
Fleet 22 Gillig Phantom transit coaches
Website Metro Ride

Metro Ride provides public bus transportation for the Wausau, Wisconsin area.

Metro Ride operates 8 routes in the City of Wausau which run at 30 minute intervals, including a route to Rothschild and Schofield which runs at 60 minute intervals. Metro Ride also operates a route in Weston which runs at 30 minute intervals, and provides transfer at Shopko in Rothschild. Two Saturday-only routes operate through Rothschild and Schofield and provide access to the Cedar Creek Mall area. These replace the 60-minute route and connect at the Rothschild Shopko. Transfer to this service is provided at the Marathon County Health Care Center. The service also provides several express routes to supplement the main routes when school is in session.

Hours of operation at 6:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Saturdays. Buses do not operate on Saturdays from Memorial Day to Labor Day. The main transfer facility is located in the downtown area, one block from the Wausau Center Mall.

  • Metro Ride was formerly known as "Wausau Area Transit System (WATS)" The name now exists in the tagline "Provided by Wausau Area Transit System"

Route list[edit]

  • A- Grand Ave/Health Center
  • B- North 1st Ave/Community College
  • C- Rothschild/Schofield
  • D- Bridge St/West High
  • G- Sherman St
  • H- North 6th St/Riverview
  • I- Stewart Ave/Hospital
  • J- Thomas St
  • K- Weston/Birchwood Heights


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