GO Transit (Wisconsin)
|Headquarters||926 Dempsey Trail|
|Service area||Winnebago County, Wisconsin|
|Service type||bus service, paratransit|
|Website||Welcome to Go Transit|
Service began in 1978, following the takeover of the struggling private City Transit Lines. Nine routes serve the city from Monday through Saturday. Since 1999, students at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh have been able to ride for free. Via Route 10, OTS serves Neenah, Wisconsin and connects with Valley Transit of Appleton, Wisconsin.
The name was changed from the Oshkosh Transit System on September 17, 2012.
- 1 Bowen/Hazel
- 2 Main/Jackson
- 3 FVTC/New York
- 4 Murdock/Logan
- 5 UWO/Westowne
- 6 Witzel/9th
- 7 Washburn/Koeller
- 8 20th/South Park
- 9 Oakwood
- 10 Neenah
GO Transit operating hours are from 6:15 AM to 6:45 PM Mondays through Saturdays. There is no service on Sunday.
- Downtown Transfer Center - 110 Pearl Avenue (Pearl at Market Street - a covered station with bus shelters opened 1990 serving routes 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 8 and 10)
- West Transfer Point - southside of Landmark Plaza Shopping Centre off South Washburn Street north of West 9th Avenue (Route 7 only)
- Neenah Transfer Center - 141-199 West Doty Avenue (small booth at the corner of South Church Street and West Doty Avenue)
- Transportation Department-Oshkosh Transit System Garage - 926 Dempsey Trail (off Witzel Avenue) is a bus garage and maintenance facility located south of Oshkosh Sports Complex
The current buses are olive green with white lettering. Previous livery was a white base with blue and green stripes on the top and bottom of the windows.
|2003||New Flyer Industries||D35LF||8 (301-308)||35 feet (11 m)||Yes|
|2003||New Flyer Industries||D40LF||3 (309-311)||40 feet (12 m)||Yes|
|2010||New Flyer Industries||DE40LF||4 (1001-1004)||40 feet (12 m)||Yes||Hybrid buses|
|1997||New Flyer Industries||D40LF||6 (9712-9717)||40 feet (12 m)||Yes||4 sold (9713,9715,9716,9717) to Kenosha Transit in 2005|
|1980||GMC||RTS (TW-7603)||35 feet (11 m)||No||14 (1001-1014)||5 sold to Kenosha Transit in 1995 (1001,1002,1006,1012,1014); remainder retired|
|1993||Flxible||Metro D (30096-6C8)||30 feet (9.1 m)||No||11 (9301-9311)||all sold to Kenosha Transit in 2005|
|1960s-1970s||GMC||TDH4517||35 feet (11 m)||No||N/A||all retired by Oshkosk Transit|
|2013||New Flyer Industries||Xcelsior XD35||35 feet (11 m)||Yes||TBD (13xx)||on order|
GO Plus Paratransit services
While GO Transit buses are low floor, accessible services are available to patrons who cannot use regular bus services: Cabulance and City Cab a contractors that provide GO Plus services with accessible vehicles (cars and special vans). Cabulance and Dial-A-Ride provide after hour bus and accessible services. http://www.ci.oshkosh.wi.us/Transit/disabled_riders.htm
Fares account for 15% of the funding for GO Transit. The remaining come from local (29%), state (27%) and federal (29%) sources.
Other transit operators in Wisconsin:
- Fond du Lac Area Transit - in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
- Greyhound Bus Lines
- Kobussen Buses Limited - chartered and coach operator
- Lamers Bus Lines - chartered and coach operator
- Oshkosh City Cab
- "New Brand - GO Transit". GO Transit. Retrieved 28 September 2012.
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