Get Around

Carthage College is located in the heart of the Milwaukee-Chicago corridor. Take advantage of all that Kenosha, Milwaukee, Chicago, and nearby Racine County have to offer by jumping on a bus, train, electric streetcar, or trolley.

Carthage offers students free shuttle service to the 14th Avenue Lot and the 35th Street Lot. Both lots are for residential students only, by special permit. Please note: The Parking Lot Shuttle does not provide on-call service. (See Parking Lot Map.)

Questions about the Carthage Parking Lot Shuttle? Contact Facilities Management at 262-551-5752.


The Red Line and Green Line Shuttles run from 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. on weekdays.

  • Red Line — Madrigrano Hall/Oaks Circle to 14th Avenue Parking Lot and back. Approximately 15-minute loop.
  • Green Line — Johnson Arts Center (JAC) south entrance to Smeds Tennis Center to 35th Street Parking Lot and back. Approximately 15-minute loop.


The Blue Line Shuttle runs 10 p.m.-5 a.m. daily; 5 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday-Sunday.

  • Blue Line — Madrigrano Hall/Oaks Circle, to Smeds Tennis Center, to 14th Avenue Parking Lot, to 35th Street Parking Lot, and back to Madrigrano/Oaks. Approximately 30-minute loop.

Please note: The Parking Lot Shuttle does not provide on-call service.


The City of Kenosha No. 4 bus stops on campus regularly Monday-Saturday. The No. 4 bus makes stops at Glenwood Crossings (Pick ‘N’ Save, Walgreens, McDonald’s, and other stores/restaurants); Downtown Kenosha; Meier; and more. On campus, the bus stops near the main entrance of the David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Natural and Social Sciences.
Schedule: See the city bus schedule


Need to catch a ride somewhere that’s not on a bus or shuttle route? Popular ride-share services Uber and Lyft operate in Kenosha.


Kenosha has electric streetcars and trolleys that provide a unique way to get around downtown Kenosha. Learn more about the Kenosha streetcars