Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT)

Madison, WI 53707


About Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT)


4802 Sheboygan Avenue P.O. Box 7999
Madison, WI 53707
United States

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The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) oversees all transportation projects in the state of Wisconsin. 

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Alt. Mobility

WisDOT awarded $5.2 million in funding for mobility transit options

Dec. 19, 2023
The funding is awarded through the Federal Transit Administration's Section 5310 Enhanced Mobility of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities Program,
Mobile Applications

WisDOT moves RIDESHARE service to RideAmigos

March 6, 2023
The RideAmigos platform offers a mobile application and personalized benefit statistics when users log their alternative commutes in the RIDESHARE program.
Amtrak Wis Dot

Twin Cities-Milwaukee-Chicago rail gets $31.8 million federal boost

March 10, 2022
Improvements double available round trips for passengers and aid freight efficiency.

WisDOT introduces new online tool to help identify areas of public transportation need for non-drivers

Jan. 21, 2022
GIS mapping tool assists in aligning mobility options with underserved populations.

WisDOT announces second round of VW Transit Capital Assistance Grants available

Jan. 16, 2020
A total of $20 million has been made available and preference will be given to communities or routes that are determined critical to connect employees with employers.

Wisconsin Governor announces more than $5.1 million to serve the transportation needs of seniors and individuals with disabilities

Dec. 20, 2019
The program funds will cover 80 percent of the cost of the vehicles for 62 agencies.

WisDOT awarded federal grant for new passenger train cars

Aug. 27, 2019
The grant will be used to purchase three cab-coach cars and six coach cars.

Wisconsin local governments now have access to $75 million in new transportation grants

July 19, 2019
Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers has increased funding for local transportation projects by 10 percent and has additionally set the 2019-2021 budget to provide one-time funding of $75...
Safety & Security

Governor Scott Walker has Declared September 23 – 29, 2018 as Rail Safety Week in Wisconsin

Sept. 24, 2018
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is joining with Wisconsin Operation Lifesaver, Federal Railroad Administration, the Office of the Commissioner of Railroads, and the...

Governor Walker Announces More than $145M in Payments to Local Governments

July 16, 2018
Governor Scott Walker announced that local governments received quarterly payments this week totaling $145,978,567 for General Transportation Aids, Connecting Highway Aids and...

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WisDOT New Inspector General Position Created

Sept. 26, 2017
At Governor Walker’s direction, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation has announced it will create an office of inspector general position with a primary role in the Department...

Wisconsin Transit Users Encouraged to Participate in Survey

Oct. 1, 2015
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is updating a cost-benefit study designed to identify the financial impacts of public transit in Wisconsin. The last study ...

Public Transit Keeps Wisconsin’s Economy Rolling

Oct. 1, 2015
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has proclaimed Oct. 5-11 Wisconsin Transit Week. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT), the Transportation Development Association of...

Spotlight shines on Rail Safety with Wisconsin Rail Safety Week

June 1, 2015
Wisconsin Railroad Commissioner Jeff Plale and State Operation Lifesaver Coordinator Susie Klinger are traveling around the state this week to highlight the importance of safety...

Governor Walker Approves $3.4M to Serve the Transportation Needs of Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities

Nov. 14, 2014
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker on Nov. 14 announced 50 awards totaling $3,489,456 in state and federal funds to enhance and support local transportation options for Wisconsin seniors...

New Report Shows Effects of Traffic Congestion on Travel Times

Aug. 14, 2014
Freeway congestion is costing motorists time and money.

WI: Agreement Reached on Zoo Interchange Claim

May 19, 2014
State will provide funds for transit to ease congestion during construction.

WI: Governor Walker proclaims May 16 as Operation Lifesaver Awareness Day

May 15, 2014
See tracks? Think train! National public service campaign targets risky driver and pedestrian behavior near rail tracks

WI: Nearly $39 Million in Federal Transportation Awards Announced

April 17, 2014
Funds will help improve air quality in southeastern Wisconsin.