A text messaging application that lets you find real time bus arrivals for the Madison Metro.

To find a specific route at a stop,

Send route + stop

Example: Send 2 1101 to find the #2 bus at stop 1101:

To find all routes at a stop,

Send the stop number

Example: Send 1101 to find all buses at stop 1101


Give it a spin. The first few requests are free!

$20 - Unlimited requests for a year 608.467.1603

Include your mobile number when paying and start using the service by sending requests to 608.467.1603!

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Developers Are you a developer interested in building your own bus app?

The same tricks used for the text messaging tools are available in a programmable interface. The API gives you access to all of the Metro data - including the real-time arrival estimates.

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