Enhance Transportation System

Legislative Agenda

State transportation policies should ensure that all aspects of our transportation infrastructure are properly maintained and expanded as necessary, while ensuring that limited resources are used efficiently in support of priority projects.

WMC AGENDA

Broaden the Base of Transportation Funding
Dedicate motor vehicle sales taxes to the Transportation Fund, and consider toll roads and other options to reduce reliance on the gasoline tax to fund the transportation budget.

Reconstruct Southeastern Wisconsin’s Highway Infrastructure
Reconstruct Southeastern Wisconsin’s highway infrastructure to accommodate the free flow of goods to, from, and through the region.

Expand Transportation Infrastructure
Focus scarce resources on needed highway capacity expansion projects to accommodate the growing transportation needs of the Wisconsin economy.

Develop Mass Transit Options
Study responsible solutions to address Wisconsin’s intra- and inter-city mass transit needs.

Improve Non-Highway Infrastructure
Dedicate a portion of state’s General Purpose Revenue to improve Wisconsin’s multimodal transportation infrastructure, including airports, seaports, and rail systems, to meet the present and future needs of business and the general public.

Maintain Efficient Rail Service
Maintain a reliable rail transportation system servicing Wisconsin industries and communities.

Restore Transportation Fund Integrity
Ensure the segregated transportation fund is used solely to finance legitimate public transportation infrastructure projects and services.