Madison Area Moving Resources
After you’ve found your new Madison home, you can start settling in before the big move. Our Moving Checklist should help keep you on track along the way. Below we’ve provided a number of links and resources to get you settled. Whether you’re looking for transportation options, cable companies or movers, it should be here!
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Changing your Address
Contact United States Postal Office and USA.gov to change your forwarding address.
Update your license at the Wisconsin DMV.
Set Up Your Energy Service
Depending on your location, your energy provider may differ. Not sure which to call? Contact the Energy Company or ask us and we’ll help you figure it out!
Madison Gas & Electric
Cable and Internet Providers
In Madison you can choose from a few different Cable Companies listed below! Check with them to see if you can get service in your area.
Water and Sewage Company
Don’t forget to turn on the water! Contact Madison Water Utility before move-in day!
Need a mover? Here are some local moving companies you can try.
You Move Me
Mad City Moving
Two Men & A Truck
General Purpose Movers
Madison’s Dane County Regional Airport is located on the North Side, just off East Washington Avenue.
The city’s bus system is easy to use and is quite convenient. Park your car at the one of the Transfer Points for a cheaper commute, or hop on any number of stops in your neighborhood. Bus’s even accomodate for bikes, with a bike rack on the front for two cyclists. Visit the Madison Metro site for more information.
Bicyling in Madison
Madison is rated as a Top Bicyclist’s City in the Nation! With hundreds of bike routes, paths and lanes, biking is a common source of transportation here. We’ve gathered some great links and information for you in our Bicyling In Madison article. City of Madison also offers Winter Safety Tips for Bicyclists.
Biking and Walking Trails
Madison Bike Map
Dane County Bike Trails
Looking to save some cash and the earth? Carpooling offers a great alternative. The Wisconsin Rideshare Program is a great resource. Some Downtown parking garages offer discounts to the Carpool Program, see if you’re eligible! If not, the Transportation Planning Board has a Rideshare Program as well.