Important COVID-19 Related MTU Updates:

The lobby at Grand River Station (314 Jay Street) remains closed as of March 18.
Buses will continue to use the outdoor platform at Grand River Station as the main transfer point.

Beginning Monday, March 23rd, the MTU will begin hourly service (no longer 30-minute service). The first run will begin at 5:40 a.m. and continue hourly, ending at 10:40 p.m.

Please note: The MTU will no longer offer Sunday service. The MTU will operate six days (Monday through Saturday) each week.

We encourage people who need passes, tokens, or general assistance to contact the MTU at (608) 789-7350.

View the March 18 press release here for additional information.


La Crosse MTU provides safe and convenient public transportation services to the La Crosse area. Our service area currently includes La Crosse, French Island, a portion of Onalaska, and La Crescent, Minnesota. The service is owned and operated by the City of La Crosse with financial support from the communities we serve.

Our bus routes consist of 8 fixed-routes and 2 flex-routes offering transportation throughout the area, with most routes operating seven days a week.

Specialized or Para-transit service is available for individuals unable to use fixed route buses. This specialized service, called MTU Mobility Plus, is under contract to a private provider and is only available to individuals certified as ADA Para-transit eligible.

News and Information


Post Date:05/14/2020 3:26 PM
The La Crosse Municipal Transit Utility in accordance with regulations of the U.S. Department of Transportation, 49 CFR, intends to submit to the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) a program goal of .29% for DBE Participation in MTU contract activities for the Fiscal Year 2020. This notice is to afford the general public and the contracting community an opportunity an opportunity to comment. The MTU program goal and its rational may be reviewed from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday at the MTU office, 2000 Marco Dr, La Crosse Wisconsin for 30 days following the date of this notice.
Written comments regarding the goal and the methodology used for developing it will be accepted for forty-five (45) days after the publication of this notice. For more information contact James Krueger  Jr., Operations Manager, La Crosse Municipal Utility, 2000 Marco Drive, La Crosse, Wisconsin, 54601. Phone: 608-789-7350, fax:608-789-7374 email: 4/29, 5/6 LAC55410 WNAXLP
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