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Bay Area Transit to Dedicate New Transit Center on Friday, June 8. Transit Center to be named after former Bay Area Transit Manager Tom Waby. Read More >>

Public Transit Now Offered in Phillips . The City of Phillips has recently rolled out a new public transportation system operated by Bay Area Transit to residents living within five miles of the city. Read More >>

Report: Wisconsin Local Governments Turn to Wheel Taxes as State Road Funding Stagnates. Local governments increasingly resorted to imposing wheel taxes since 2011 to fund local roads as state funding declined. Read More >>

APTA Requests Input on Federal Register Notice. Submit comments on how Imposing Tariffs on Products of Chinese Origin will affect your organization. Read More >>

GO Transit in Oshkosh Receives $1.2 Million Federal Grant. Funding will be used to purchase much-needed new buses. Read More >>

MCTS Driver Honored. Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) Bus Driver Karen Martinez-Casper was recently recognized for finding a lost and cold 5-year-old boy. Read More >>

Milwaukee County Transit Releases New Mobile App. The Ride MCTS app is the first smartphone app in Wisconsin that lets people plan their trip, buy their ticket and get on the bus - all from a smartphone. Read More >>

FTA Announces Grant Funding for Transit Bus Projects. The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has announced the opportunity to apply for approximately $226.5 million in competitive grant funding for transit bus projects. Read More >>

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what is wipta?

The Wisconsin Public Transportation Association (WIPTA) provides a strong and cohesive voice for Wisconsin transit. WIPTA members work proactively to improve transit systems across the state by staying connected with legislation and issues that affect WI transportation.

WIPTA 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.