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Dave Ross Named New Department of Transportation Secretary

Governor Scott Walker has announced that Department of Safety and Professional Services Secretary Dave Ross will serve as the next secretary of the Department of Transportation.

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Bus Rapid Transit Route Clears Two Hurdles

Proposed bus rapid transit service between downtown Milwaukee and the Milwaukee Regional Medical Complex in Wauwatosa cleared two hurdles with preliminary approvals of City of Milwaukee and Milwaukee County panels.

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Milwaukee Receives Funding to Improve Transit Access

Part of more than $14.7 million awarded by Federal Transit Administration to improve transit access in selected communities.

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New USDOT Report on Highway, Transit Conditions Reveals America's $926 Billion Infrastructure Investment Need. Report reveals that more investment needed to maintain the nation's highway and transit systems as well as overcome investment backlog. Read More >>

Scott Walker Administration Taps Former Mining Lobbyist for DOT Post. The Department of Transportation has announced that Bob Seitz, former lobbyist and spokesman for Gogebic Mining, will be its deputy secretary. Read More >>

Walworth County Starts Ride-Sharing Program. Walworth County has adopted a ride-sharing program that will allow residents to travel from place to place even if they don't have a car or are unable to drive. Read More >>

Dave Ross Named New Department of Transportation Secretary. Governor Scott Walker announces that Department of Safety and Professional Services Secretary Dave Ross will serve as the next secretary of the Department of Transportation. Read More >>

Transportation Funding Boost on Hold. An infrastructure funding boost that was approved and paid for by Congress last year is once again on hold because of a short-term spending bill.
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City of Milwaukee Receives Federal Grant to Improve Transit Access to Underserved Neighborhoods. Grant money is part of $14.7 million awarded by Federal Transit Administration to improve transit access in selected communities. Read More >>

Groups Fight to Get Public Transit in Next Budget. "All aboard" is the call from a coalition of state and local groups seeking to unite public transit riders in a campaign for a 21st-century transportation system in Wisconsin. Read More >>


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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.

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mobility coordinator

Green Bay Metro is seeking a Mobility Coordinator. This position will plan and develop a mobility management program to coordinate and expand transportation services throughout Brown County and provide oversight and direction to the travel training program.


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