ABOUT WORT

Driving Directions

118 S Bedford St
Madison, WI 53703

Directions from within Madison

Getting to WORT by Madison Metro Bus

WORT is located at 118 S. Bedford Street, one block south of the Greyhound/Badger Bus Depot, six blocks west of the Capitol, four blocks southeast of the Kohl Center, and three blocks north of Lake Monona at John Nolen Drive. Bus routes 12, 8, 27, and 82 are closest to WORT‘s studios, each stopping at W. Washington and Bedford Streets. Routes 1, 37, and 38 stop at Doty and Broom/Bassett Streets (Broom and Bassett alternate depending on the time of day).

Alternately, many of the east-west routes aren’t too far from WORT. On the east-west Johnson-Gorham/University routes, get off at Frances Street and follow the walking directions from campus listed below. Or, on any of the routes that stop at the Capitol, get off at Capitol square, walk down South Hamilton Street to Doty. Turn right and follow Doty St. for five blocks.

Walking/Biking from UW-Madison campus

Starting from the Memorial Union, travel south on Park St. or Lake St. until you reach Dayton St. Turn left onto Dayton St. and follow it for two blocks. Turn right onto Bedford St. (before Dayton curves to the left). Go south on Bedford St. for four blocks, crossing W. Washington Ave. WORT is located at 118 S. Bedford St. at the corner of Bedford and Doty Streets. Look for a blue building with murals painted on the sides.

Directions from out of town

Driving From the East (Milwaukee)

Take I-94 west out of Milwaukee for approx. 1 hour On the outskirts of Madison you will join I90 Take I-90 south towards Rockford/Janesville The first Madison exit is 12/18 (the Beltline) West Take 12/18 west about 10 minutes to the John Nolen Dr exit Take John Nolen Dr north toward the capital Go through 2 lights to Northshore Dr, the 3rd light (it’s the light after the bridge across the lake w/ the nice view of Madison) Turn Left at Northshore and go about 100 yards Take the first right which is Bedford St Cross Wilson St. WORT is on the next corner which is the corner of Bedford and Doty Look for a blue building with murals painted on the sides.

Driving From the South (Chicago)

Take I-90 (Kennedy Expressway) north out of the city past O’hare towards Rockford You will be traveling on a toll road, so have money available. Stay on I-90 one hour past Rockford to Madison The first Madison exit is 12/18 (the Beltline) West Take 12/18 west about 10 minutes to the John Nolen Dr exit Take John Nolen Dr north toward the capital Go through 2 lights to Northshore Dr, the 3rd light (it’s the light after the bridge across the lake w/ the nice view of Madison) Turn Left at Northshore and go about 100 yards Take the first right which is Bedford St Cross Wilson St. WORT is on the next corner which is the corner of Bedford and Doty Look for a blue building with murals painted on the sides.

From the West (Minneapolis, LaCrosse)

If coming from LaCrosse take I-90 East. If coming from Minneapolis take I-94 East. I-90 and I-94 merge near the city of Tomah When I-94 splits off toward Milwaukee, stay on I-90 south toward Rockford/Janesville The next Madison exit is 12/18 (the Beltline) West Take 12/18 west about 10 minutes to the John Nolen Dr exit Take John Nolen Dr north toward the capital Go through 2 lights to Northshore Dr, the 3rd light (it’s the light after the bridge across the lake w/ the nice view of Madison) Turn Left at Northshore and go about 100 yards Take the first right which is Bedford St Cross Wilson St. WORT is on the next corner which is the corner of Bedford and Doty Look for a blue building with murals painted on the sides.

From the North (Stevens Point)

Take I-39 South which will merge with I-90/I-94 When I-94 splits off toward Milwaukee, stay on I-90 south toward Rockford/Janesville The first Madison exit is 12/18 (the Beltline) West Take 12/18 west about 10 minutes to the John Nolen Dr exit Take John Nolen Dr north toward the capital Go through 2 lights to Northshore Dr, the 3rd light (it’s the light after the bridge across the lake w/ the nice view of Madison) Turn Left at Northshore and go about 100 yards Take the first right which is Bedford St Cross Wilson St. WORT is on the next corner which is the corner of Bedford and Doty Look for a blue building with murals painted on the sides.

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