WISPIRG Report: Highway Expansion Money Should Be Spent on Transportation Improvements. A new WISPIRG Foundation report stating Wisconsin highway expansions will waste billions that should be spent on badly needed local road repairs and other statewide modes of transportation. Read More >>
FTA Announces New Grant Opportunity. The FTA has announced the the availability of $7.85 million for the Innovative Public Transportation Workforce Development Program. Read More >>
What Should Milwaukee Metro's Future Hold? The public is invited help guide the planning of changes in land uses and transportation systems in the Milwaukee area. Read More >>
Wisconsin Officials Consider Adopting Wheel Tax. Some Wisconsin communities are considering adding a vehicle registration fee to offset road repair and maintenance costs. This wheel tax fee would help local governments raise money for transportation-related projects. Read More >>
FTA Invites Comment on Circular. The FTA invites comment on a Bus and Bus Facilities proposed circular, which provides recipients of FTA financial assistance with instructions and guidance on program administration and the grant application process relative to the Bus and Bus Facilities Program (49 U.S.C. 5339), established by MAP-21. Read More >>
Sponsor the 2014 Wisconsin Transportation Conference. Reach Wisconsin's Transit professionals by becoming an official sponsor or registering as a vendor. Read More >>
2014 Wisconsin Transportation Conference. The 2014 Wisconsin Transportation Conference is scheduled to take place Sunday, September 28 through Tuesday, September 30 in Appleton, Wisconsin.
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what is wurta?
The Wisconsin Urban and Rural Transit Association (WURTA) provides a strong and cohesive voice for Wisconsin transit. WURTA members work proactively to improve transit systems across the state by staying connected with legislation and issues that affect WI transportation.
WURTA represents 28 bus systems, 43 shared ride taxi systems, 24 associate and affiliate members, over 2,900 transit operators and $280 million annual expenditures in transit statewide.