Welcome to 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.



NEW SITE COMING SOON!

The Wisconsin Urban and Rural Transportation Association website is currently under construction. (More info)

If you are interested in becoming a member, or would like more information, please contact Jennifer Bacon at jbacon@cityofmadison.com.


WURTA News

STRONG PUBLIC TRANSIT SYSTEMS HELP EVERYONE

Senator Mark Miller (D-Monona) and 14 of his legislative colleagues have introduced a series of bills aimed at improving public transit service throughout Wisconsin.

Bills Introduced

Transit (Miller) Creating a transit capital assistance program. To Transportation, Public Safety, and Veterans and Military Affairs. SB-669

Transportation Assistance (Miller) The Specialized Transportation Assistance Program in the Department of Transportation. To Transportation, Public Safety, and Veterans and Military Affairs. SB-670  

Mass Transit (Miller) Mass transit operating aids. To Transportation, Public Safety, and Veterans and Military Affairs. SB-671

State Rail (Miller) Requiring the Department of Transportation to prepare a state rail plan. To Transportation, Public Safety, and Veterans and Military Affairs. SB-672 


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