More than $15 million approved for Transportation Alternatives Program
Includes $1.45 million for and Oak Leaf Trail extension from Bender Park to Racine County.
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) is awarding more than $15 million in funding to 32 Transportation Alternative Program (TAP) projects around the state. TAP allocates federal funds to transportation improvement projects that expand travel choice, strengthen the local economy, improve the quality of life and protect the environment. Many TAP projects enhance non-motorized forms of transportation like biking and walking.
TAP projects are generally funded 80 percent federally, with a 20 percent local match. Individual awards can be seen at the WisDOT website. Federal funds are capped at the award amount listed.
More TAP information can be found on the TAP web page at the WisDOT website.
Press Releases by Wisconsin Department of Transportation
WisDOT Secretary Mark Gottlieb announces appointment of Colonel JD Lind as Wisconsin State Patrol SuperintendentOct 21st, 2016 by Wisconsin Department of Transportation
He was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel in 2015 and to Colonel in September 2016.
Three daily round trips between Milwaukee and Chicago would be added
Last year’s VMT up nearly 2.1 billion miles compared to 2014, and represents the largest annual percentage increase in statewide VMT in 17 years
There are 10 railroads, including four major railroads, which operate more than 3,300 miles of track in the state.
PDFs of IDPP palm card and take-away flyer have been added to site
General Transportation Aids help defray the costs of constructing, maintaining, and operating roads and streets under local jurisdiction.