Wisconsin Department of Transportation

Alert: The following services will be unavailable on Saturday, January 5, 2013 from 12 a.m. (midnight) to 6 a.m. CST due to system maintenance.

Specialized transit

The following programs can assist local governments and transit systems with operating and/or capital expenses to support public transportation services such as buses, vans and shared-ride taxi systems.

County Elderly and Disabled Transportation Assistance

Provides counties with financial assistance to provide transportation services to elderly persons and persons with disabilities.

Tribal Transportation for Elders

Provides tribes with financial assistance to deliver transportation services to tribal elders. Eligible applicants are federally recognized tribes.

Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities Program

Utilizes federal and state funds to provide capital funding for specialized transit vehicles used to serve the elderly and persons with disabilities. Eligible applicants include private, non-profit organizations and local public groups.

New Freedom

Utilizes federal funds for capital and operating expenses that support new public transportation services beyond those required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, and new public transportation alternatives beyond those required by the ADA.

Mobility management

Mobility management is an innovative approach for managing and delivering coordinated transportation services to customers, including older adults, people with disabilities, and individuals with lower incomes.

Transportation coordination

Transportation services are provided in Wisconsin through a number of programs funded by the state and federal governments. Transit agencies, county governments, non-profit organizations, and private businesses deliver services to transportation disadvantaged individuals and the general public. Transportation coordination provides more rides to more consumers through cooperation, communication, and sharing resources.

Transit procurement procedures

WisDOT, as the designated recipient of federal grant funds, is responsible for ensuring that sub-recipients are aware of and comply with federal procurement requirements. Applicants awarded funding should review the procurement information provided on this web site.

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Last modified: February 3, 2015

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