Other Routes

Downtown Express

Downtown Express offers a Friday afternoon service from main campus to the Kalamazoo downtown transit station providing a transportation connection to Amtrak and the bus station. (Do not operate during summer semester).

The Downtown Express will be an Indian Trails bus—the front of the bus will read, Grand Rapids.

  • Fridays the bus will leave the campus loading zone at 1:50 p.m. and proceed to the downtown Kalamazoo transit station.
  • Sundays it will leave the downtown Kalamazoo transit station at 5:45 p.m. and arrive on campus at 6 p.m. dropping off at the intersection at Western and Oliver, near the University Student Recreation Center.

ROTC shuttle to Lansing

WMU will be providing shuttle service for ROTC cadets from Kalamazoo to Lansing each Thursday beginning Jan. 9 through spring semester with the exception of spring break.

Starting Thursdays in the fall/spring, one bus will leave at the following times:

WMU loading zone

1:30 p.m. (approx.)
MSU Bessey Hall, 104 Bessely Hall, East Lansing, Michigan

7:30 p.m.
MSU Bessey Hall, 104 Bessely Hall, East Lansing, Michigan

9 p.m.
WMU loading zone

Kalamazoo routes

Please note: Metro Public Transportation Service change effective  April 2 –13 

Metro will temporarily suspend regular bus-route service effective Thursday, April 2 through at least Monday, April 13. Instead, Metro will offer Metro Connect demand-response service for the community’s most vulnerable populations as well as its essential workforce. Trips for essential workforce, medically necessary trips, and grocery and pharmacy will be verified during scheduling. Rides using Metro Connect can be scheduled by calling (269) 350-2970 seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. >> read more or visit their website at kmetro.com

 You always have a ride with your WMU Bronco Card. It is your ticket to many Kalamazoo areas, grocery stores, the mall and downtown.

Several community routes operated by Metro stop at the campus loading zone, giving you convenient access to citywide transportation. Destinations include the cities of Kalamazoo, Portage and Parchment as well as the townships of Comstock, Cooper, Kalamazoo, Texas and Oshtemo.

Visit Metro to download community bus schedules or for more information. Check out their Track My Bus GPS service.

Community routes stopping at the campus loading zone