services serve the needs of commuters
whose transportation needs are not met by traditional
services. Each of the counties in southeast Wisconsin offer some type of
Specialized transit services include elderly and disabled services, shared ride taxi and Wisconsin Employment
Transportation Assistance Program (WETAP).
Elderly and disabled transportation
Services are available to the elderly and
disabled in all southeast Wisconsin counties. Service
varies from county to county. For example, Milwaukee
County provides four programs that offer transportation
to a variety of destinations, usually by van or taxi. The listing below contains the
phone numbers for
counties in southeast Wisconsin.
Shared-ride taxi services are available in many communities as an
alternative to traditional fixed-route bus service. The services are
demand responsive and rides may be shared with other users. The listing below contains the shared-ride taxi
numbers in southeast Wisconsin.
of Fond du Lac (JOBTRANS)
City of Hartford
of West Bend
Employment Transportation Assistance Program (WETAP)
The Wisconsin Departments of Workforce Development (DWD) and
Transportation (WisDOT) jointly sponsor WETAP. This program
integrates several state and federal funding sources into one,
coordinated application process. The goal of this process is for
local areas to work together in a collaborative process to assess and
address their transportation needs.
Help low income, unemployed and/or
at-risk people access jobs, retain jobs or advance to higher
paying jobs by alleviating transportation-related barriers.
Enhance the mobility options of the
low-income population and increase their access to employment and
job-related needs such as childcare, training and interviews.
Increase the availability of
transportation options available to low income workers. Some
examples include: expanding capacity of public transportation
systems, ridesharing options and innovative individual solutions.
Encourage creating of a local
planning process involving all local stakeholders, including
low-income individuals and the private sector.