YWCA Madison

Sexual Assault Prevention

YW Transit provides safe night rides for potential victims of sexual assault and those in domestic violence situations.

RIDELINE: 316-6888

  • Crisis calls are always prioritized.
  • Operates 365 days a year from 9 p.m.-1 a.m.
  • Coverage area includes the City and Town of Madison
  • Rides are FREE to the community!!!

How it works

  • Call us between 7 and 8 p.m. the night you need a ride.
  • Leave a message. Staff will call you back by 8:45 p.m. each night.
  • Rides to and from employment cost $2.00/trip. All other sexual assault Prevention related rides are free.

We can’t guarantee rides, but we will offer them on a first-call, first-serve basis and prioritize crisis calls. Once we fill up our schedule for the night, unfortunately we won’t be able to give you a ride, so call early!

For accessibility information, please contact the YW Transit Operations Coordinator at 608.257.1436, option 2.

  • job training & transportation

    2015 Job Training &Transportation Outcomes 

    • 415 people participated in Job Training & Transportation programs.
    • 62% (44 of 77) of 2015 Construct-U graduates found or improved employment.
    • 69 program participants who received case management reinstated their driver’s license while receiving case management from the DLRP program in 2015.
    • 15 riders were able to find a new job, 77 riders maintained their job and 97 riders attended job training because of JobRide.
    • YWeb Career Academy launched in 2014. In 2015 20 of the 25 graduates achieved paid internships and/or permanent employment.