WisDOT has a number of assistance programs that act directly as a
catalyst for economic development in Wisconsin. These programs
provide grants and loans to businesses and local communities for
their transportation-related needs.
Airport Improvement Program Combines federal, state, and local resources to help fund
improvements to nearly 100 public-use airports in Wisconsin
WisDOT also has a number of programs and activities that provide
benefits to the state to help support economic development.
Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality
Improvement Program Encourages transportation alternatives that improve air
quality such as public transit enhancements, bicycle/pedestrian
facilities, ridesharing programs and facilities, and
technologies that improve traffic flow and vehicle emissions
The state's major rest areas provide amenities to travelers on
The Rustic Roads System in Wisconsin was created in an effort to
preserve what remains of Wisconsin's scenic, lightly traveled
country roads for the leisurely enjoyment of bikers, hikers and
Scenic Byways Program
Identifies, designates, promotes, and preserves a system of
State Trunk Highways recognized for their scenic views and
ability to offer travelers an exceptional travel experience
Transit assistance programs
WisDOT's transit assistance programs support the urban bus and
shared-ride taxi systems operating throughout the state.