Last Updated: 12/05/2021

Update: May 31, 2019

This project is completed and is NOT related to the Nakoosa Trail Fleet/Fire/Radio Shop Facility project. 

The City completed the study in 2016, however, the project was canceled. 

New Bus Barn

The project is a master planning study and preliminary design of a Satellite Bus Facility for Metro Transit, including building and site development, located at Nakoosa Trail and Commercial Avenue in Madison, Wisconsin. The Metro Transit Satellite Bus Facility will include areas for bus storage, bus wash, maintenance and repairs, parts and materials, operations, and administration offices. The building will be around 165,000 square feet. It will accommodate up to twenty (20) 40-foot standard buses and thirty-six (36) 60-foot articulated buses. Site development will include around 5.75 acres of land.

City User Agency:  Madison Metro Transit
Planning and Design: Spring/Summer 2017
Public Works Contract: TBD

LEED Goals:  LEEDv3 New Construction - Silver

Preliminary Exterior Design of Proposed New Metro Satellite Bus Barn Facility

(subject to change during the next phase of the design process)

Metro Satellite Bus Barn_20180702

Project History:

May 17, 2017  File#46736
Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into an agreement with RNL Design Inc. to provide professional pre-design and schematic design architectural and engineering design services for the Metro Transit Nakoosa Trail Satellite Bus Facility