UW-Parkside linked to regional bus service
Beginning Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012, the UW-Parkside campus will be linked to major regional and international transportation via Wisconsin Coach Lines/Coach USA Milwaukee.
Coach USA owns more than 20 local bus service companies in North America that operate scheduled routes, motor coach tours, charters, and city sightseeing tours. Coach USA covers the North East and North Central regions of the United States, and Canada.
Beginning Saturday, Sept. 1, Wisconsin Coach Lines/Coach USA Milwaukee service stops at the Tallent Hall parking lot bus shelter on the following schedule:
Northbound, Monday through Friday - 3:40 p.m. and 7:25 p.m.
Southbound, Monday through Friday - 8:20 a.m. and 10:20 a.m.
Southbound, Weekend/Holiday - 6:35 p.m. and 10:10 p.m.
With the Labor Day holiday, the first northbound service at UW-Parkside will be Tuesday, Sept. 4.
Wisconsin Coach Lines/Coach USA Milwaukee service connects with city bus service in Racine and Kenosha, and also connects with METRA commuter train service in Kenosha, Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee, and Greyhound bus lines and Amtrak train service in downtown Milwaukee.
Kenosha Area Transit serves the UW-Parkside campus Monday through Friday and stops at the Tallent Hall parking lot bus shelter.
The Racine Belle Urban System (BUS) does not serve the UW-Parkside campus. However, Wisconsin Coach Lines/Coach USA Milwaukee connects with the Racine BUS at the Racine Transit Center.
Wisconsin Coach Lines/Coach USA Milwaukee fares from UW-Parkside must be purchased on the bus and must be paid in cash. UW-Parkside students receive special fares when connecting to campus through the Racine BUS.
Below are links to detailed information about schedules and fares, and local bus service in Kenosha, Racine, Milwaukee and Waukesha.
Special thanks to UW-Parkside Police & Public Safety Chief Jim Heller and Facilities Director Don Kolbe, along with Al Stanek from the city of Racine, and Tom Dieckelman and Ron Hansen from Wisconsin Coach Lines/Coach USA Milwaukee for creating this valuable transportation partnership.