Alternatives to a personal vehicle

Not every student needs a vehicle.  There are other options, both within the community and to travel home or to other cities.  UW-Stout is a compact campus and Menomonie is a small community.  It is relatively convenient to get around within the community and campus area.  Options are:

Close to campus

  • Walking
  • Biking
  • Roller blades and skateboards (mostly on campus)
  • Moped

Within the community



Taxi Service

Taxi service currently available in Menomonie:

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Local Bus Service

Dunn County Transit operates a scheduled bus route in the City of Menomonie.

Route information


  • StoutBikes rental program
  • Numerous on-campus bike parking areas
  • University Housing offers a winter storage area for residents
  • Simple Sports Bike Shop located near campus on Main Street offers bikes, supplies, repair, and rental.
  • City of Menomonie and university regulations require registration of bicycles.  Free registration is available through Parking & Transportation.