Eau Claire City Council OKs Transit Hub Study. Council members approved a study recommending four downtown locations as possible center sites and added a fifth location farther north for a city busing hub that could be part of a larger development project. Read More >>
APTA To Participate in National Infrastructure Week, May 16-23. This is a week of events, media coverage, education and advocacy efforts designed to elevate infrastructure, including public transportation, as a critical issue impacting all Americans. Read More >>
2016 Wisconsin Public Transportation Conference. WURTA's annual conference will be held Tuesday, October 4 through Thursday, October 6 in Green Bay. Read More >>
U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $266 Million Funding Opportunity to Improve Bus Service Nationwide. Funding consists of grants for buses, bus facilities projects, and the FTA's Low and No Emission (Low-No) bus program. Read More >>
Investment in Public Transit Delivers Double the Return as it Stimulates Business Sales in Tech Sector. Viewing community as a business, new study shows that public transportation investments help to generate income for community. Read More >>
U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces Notice of Funding Availability for Infrastructure Projects. Credit assistance now available through the Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) program. Read More >>
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.