Alternatives to driving for older adults

Depending on your location and destination, walking can be a viable transportation alternative. To enhance safety for all travelers, including older adults, WisDOT provides “rules and pointers” for pedestrians and drivers.

Public transportation in Wisconsin

Public transit is available in over 65 Wisconsin communities -- ranging from fixed-route buses in Milwaukee to shared-ride taxis in Medford -- and county governments support services which enable people to go shopping, get medical care and to socialize.

Here is a list of alternative transportation options by county in Wisconsin.

Committee exploring future for non drivers

WisDOT recognizes the needs and challenges of those who cannot drive or choose not to. WisDOT created the Wisconsin Non-Driver Advisory Committee to identify potential public policy changes and develop recommendations for the mobility, safety and access for Wisconsin's non-driving populations.