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Introducing a Brand New Way to Get Around in Fitchburg


Starting on Friday, December 1st, 2017, the City of Fitchburg will be launching the Fitchburg Ride Share Pilot Program. The new service, operated by Richwood Transport LLC, will offer riders more options to travel within the city.

Riders will have a choice to pay by credit card or with cash and can expect a vehicle to arrive at your desired pickup location within 20 minutes. Fitchburg Ride Share will be operating 24 hours per day and 7 days per week, which make using the service convenient for anyone on any schedule-day or night. Ridge Share details below:

  • $2.00/person at designated stops - $1.00/person for seniors, disabled & minors
  • Additional charges for custom drop-off/pick-up AND other locations within the City
  • Cash and credit card accepted
  • Ride share provider is unable to give change, please have exact fare
Please see Flyer or Brochure below for more information.

Ride Share Flyer with Service area map
  Ride Share Flyer in Spanish
Ride Share Full Brochure  Ride Share Full Brochure in Spanish
Ride Share Full Service Area Map

Anyone can choose from these three different ways to contact Ride Share:
  1. Call 608-504-2453 & press 6 to contact dispatch to schedule
  2. Visit the website online at: www.richwoodtransportcom/Fitchburg-rideshare, or
  3. Scan the quick Response (QR) code below to access the mobile website from your cell
                              QR              Payment

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Metro Transit Service


The City of Fitchburg contracts with Metro Transit to provide bus transit services in various locations throughout the city. An overview of the locations and level of service for bus transportation is illustrated on the Metro Transit Fitchburg Bus Service Map.  


Metro Routes Serving Fitchburg


2010 - 2014 City of Fitchburg Transit Plan

By Resolution R-36-10, approved on Tuesday, May 25, 2010, the City of Fitchburg adopted its first transit plan titled the 2010-2014 City of Fitchburg Transit Plan. This transit plan is intended to develop a vision for the level of transit service that should be provided in Fitchburg, allow the city to be better prepared to implement improvements to the system and budget appropriately for those improvements, and will provide a useful tool to the newly-formed Regional Transit Authority Board as they begin to consider the local and regional transit needs of the Dane County area.

Fitchburg is committed to improving public transportation services. If you have suggestions, questions, comments, or concerns related to improving or expanding transit services in Fitchburg please publicworks@fitchburgwi.gov or attend a Transportation and Transit Commission (TTC) Meeting.