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Transit availability is essential for the mobility of all Wisconsin citizens, to provide a lifeline to meet basic needs, relieve road congestion, and enhance quality of life in our communities. Our goal is to have 55 percent of Wisconsinites served by urban bus systems, shared-ride taxi and other transit services. To see more details, visit
Wisconsin Public Transit System.
How is this measure trending? Holding
 Urban/Rural - Urban communities have a population of 50,000 or greater and rural communities have a population less than 50,000.
 Calendar Year - The target was revised from 75 percent to 55 percent in 2015 to align with the national average.
 Revenue Miles - The time when a vehicle is available to the general public and there is an expectation of carrying passengers. Reporting and auditing are completed after the end of a calendar year and available the following January.
 Tier A - Large urban bus systems in Milwaukee and Madison. The Department has no policy funding goal for Tier A.
 Tier B - Small urban transit systems in urbanized areas with populations between 50,000 and 200,000.
 Tier C - Rural transit systems serving areas with populations of less than 50,000.
 Calendar Year - Current year data is projected.
Mobility: Delivering transportation choices that result in efficient trips and no unexpected delays.