mini-legislative day

WURTA invites all members, allies and like minded partners to join together in a "Mini" Legislative Day on Tuesday November, 10. Get updates and coordinate efforts to educate, inform and convince legislators of the economic importance of transit throughout Wisconsin.

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Ozaukee County Transit Services Building Going Green

Ozaukee County Transit is installing a solar array to power its transit services building. Expected to save thousands of dollars annually by powering facility and new fleet of hybrid taxis.

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Janesville Transit System Issues RFP for Paratransit

The Janesville Transit System has issued a request for proposal for providing paratransit service. RFP's due on Friday, November 20.


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Ozaukee County Transit Services Building Going Green. A solar array is being installed that will produce 92% of energy needed for the center. Read More >>

FTA Announces New National Transit Oriented Development (TOD) Ladders of Opportunity Technical Assistance Initiative. Will support transit-oriented development (TOD) activities to benefit economically distressed communities across the country. Read More >>

Janesville Transit System Issues Request for Proposal for Paratransit Services. Deadline to respond is Friday, November 20. Read More >>

FTA Issues Guidance to Public Transportation Agencies on Implementing Americans with Disabilities Act. To enhance understanding of the Act, the new circular offers a user-friendly, one-stop resource on its requirements. Read More >>

Transit plays key role in Wisconsin. The LaCrosse Tribune recognizes the important role public transportation plays in our community’s economy, environment and quality of life. Read More >>

WisDot 2014 Annual Report. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) 2014 Annual Transit Report is now available. Review All WisDOT Transit Documents >>

When Do Aging Drivers Need Help Off the Road? As Wisconsin's population continues to age, an increase in public transportation becomes more of a necessity. Read More >>

FTA 2015 Apportionment Notice and Tables Released. FTA’s full apportionment notice and tables for fiscal year 2015 have been published in the Federal Register. Read More >>

FTA Develops "SMS Framework". The FTA's Has Released a New Document Outlining its National Public Transportation Safety Program. Read More >>

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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.

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Paratransit Program Manager

Metro Transit seeks a Manager with excellent writing and editing skills to plan, coordinate, direct and monitor the Paratransit Services Program which provides special transportation services for ADA paratransit eligible customers.


Green Bay Metro is seeking an Operations Supervisor to assist with planning, coordinating, and managing transit operations.  This position supervises and monitors the on-street performance of all bus operators, assists with changes to bus routes, and schedules and conducts training.


Metro Transit in Madison seeks a dynamic individual to monitor and direct the daily activities of Metro Transit's fixed route and paratransit bus operators. 

transit graphics technician

Metro Transit seeks a creative individual to prepare drawings, maps, flyers, route schedules, art layouts, newsletters, brochures, advertisements and related visual communication materials. 



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