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Report: U. of Wisconsin students choose to walk

Posted on March 2, 2015

MADISON, Wis. — According to the University of Wisconsin 2014 biennial transportation survey report released last month, in good weather 49% of students opted to walk to class, 22% chose to bike and 18% elected to take the bus, the Badger Herald reported.

The report also found that about one-fifth of students currently use Madison Metro on a given day. Campus bus routes saw 2.17 million riders last year, a 22.3% increase compared to the year before, according to Madison Metro’s route productivity comparison. Students and faculty amount for about 45% to 50% of ridership for the bus system as a whole. For the full story, click here.

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