Safe Ride Program

The Safe Ride bus offers a safe and convenient ride between downtown and campus on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights. There are bus stops on and off campus, around town and downtown, which are marked with a maroon and silver Safe Ride bus stop sign. 

The Safe Ride bus circulates along the route every 15 minutes! More frequently late on Friday and Saturday nights! UWL and Viterbo Students, friends, and the general public ride for free on the Safe Ride bus. No Student ID is required. The service is funded in part by student fees at UWL and Viterbo.

Safe Ride Information

  • Only picks up at designated Safe Ride bus stops.
  • Does not stop on West Ave. but will stop in other locations along the route where it is safe, upon request, if possible.
  • FREE to anyone that wants to ride. No ID’s are required.
  • Offers you a safe ride between downtown and the campus and residential areas of UWL, Viterbo, and WTC on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights during fall and spring semesters and New Year’s Eve.

 Download Safe Ride Map

Safe Ride Program Dates

Fall Semester 2017

Safe Ride starts on the Saturday before Labor Day and ends on the Saturday before Commencement. No Safe Ride service during Thanksgiving break.

New Years Eve

Safe Ride will operate on New Year’s Eve from 9:00 p.m. – 4:00 a.m.

Spring Semester 2018

Safe Ride starts on the Saturday before Spring Semester classes begin and ends on the Saturday before commencement. No Safe Ride service during Spring Break.