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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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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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Northern Lights Express Linking Twin Cities to Duluth Humming Along

Environmental fieldwork for the Northern Lights Express high-speed passenger rail line between Minneapolis and Duluth begins this month.

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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 >>

Talgo Will Return to Milwaukee. Spanish train maker Talgo Inc. plans to perform work on a $73 million contract for the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority at its Milwaukee facility in the Century City business park. Read More >>

Milwaukee County Transit System's Communication Officer Included in Mass Transit Magazine's Top 40 Under 40. List recognizes commitment to making an impact in transit. Read More >>

Milwaukee County Transit System Unveils 30 New Buses. Vehicles feature updated camera systems, improved seating, and reduced emissions. Read More >>

Farm Bureau Joins in Coaxing Scott Walker to Change Stand on State's Highway Funds. Bureau president says time has come for the state to increase revenues for highways and roads. Read More >>

Bus Rapid Transit Route in Milwaukee 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. Read More >>

Americans Support Higher Gas Taxes, Spending Revenue on Public Transit. Americans are willing to pay increased taxes if the revenue is invested in specific transportation improvements, according to national telephone survey. Read More >>

Milwaukee $22 Million Intermodal Station is Now Complete. Wisonsin's Department of Transportation has announced the completion of a new train passenger concourse at the Milwaukee Intermodal Station, a $22 million, 18-month-long project. 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.

job opportunities

Assistant General Manager

This is a responsible administrative and managerial position that provides daily direction for the operation and maintenance functions of Valley Transit and assists the General Manager in planning, administering and organizing transit functions.  

Bus Driver - part time

The City of Beloit is seeking part-time bus drivers. A good driving record with preferred experience of positive interaction with passengers/customers. Will issue transfers, collect fares, occasionally clean bus and light garage duty.

 

Bus Driver - part time

The City of Fond du Lac is currently accepting applications for the position of Part-time Bus Driver.  


transit manager

The City of La Crosse is seeking to hire a full-time Transit Manager to plan, direct and manage the operation and development of the La Crosse Municipal Transit Utility.


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