What Transportation Options do I Have?
Platteville is conveniently located off of US Highway 151, with 3 available exits to the city. The industrial park is less than one mile from exit 21. There are various ways to travel inside of Platteville, including the Platteville Public Bus, Running, Inc. Taxi Service, and over 8 miles of public trails.
The nearest commercial airports are Dubuque Regional (25 miles) and Dane County Regional Airport, Madison (72 miles). Platteville Municipal Airport serves single and twin-engine business and recreational airplanes on paved runways – 3,600 ft. and 4,000 ft. All flight-based operator services are available.
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Platteville Public Bus is a great way to get around town. UW-Platteville Students ride free with Student ID, all others $1.00 per ride, cash and exact change only. Unlimited rides with a monthly pass for $25 per month or buy two months and get the third month free. Passes are available for purchase at City Hall Finance Office, Public Library, UW-Platteville Student Center Information Desk, and Piggly Wiggly Customer Service Counter.
Running Inc. is the new shared ride provider as of January 1, 2015. Running Inc. has over twenty years experience as a shared ride provider in Wisconsin and is currently the parent company to over 20 transit companies in the state.
Name of Local Airport: Platteville Municipal Airport
Type: General Aviation
Distance from site: 3.5 miles
Runway Length: 3,600 ft. and 4,000 ft., both paved
Commercial Airport: Dubuque Regional; Dubuque, Iowa
Distance from site: 25 miles
Quad Cities, Madison, and Rockford are all about 90 minutes.
The City of Platteville, Wisconsin is home to over eight miles of public trails. These trails can be used for jogging, walking, biking, snowshoeing or skiing (in winter). The trails provide a nice recreational opportunity right here in town and also provide a safe way to travel across the City by bike or foot. A student can travel all the way from campus to Wal-mart on the trail network!