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 >>
MCTS Launches Two New Express Routes. Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) announces that it will introduce two new express routes offering service to the New Berlin and Menomonee Falls Industrial Parks. 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 >>
Senate Sends Highway Bill to Obama. After the House rejected Senate changes, senators voted 81-13 for a $10.9 billion bill to fund highway projects through May 2015. 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. Read More >>
Duluth Transit Celebrates Transportation Center Groundbreaking. The Duluth Transit Authority (DTA) recently held the official groundbreaking ceremony for the beginning of construction of the new $28 million Multimodal Transportation Center in downtown Duluth, Minnesota. Read More >>See All WURTA News >>
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.