ECWRPC provides assistance to counties and local units of government as part of WisDOT’s Regional Transportation Program. In the context of the overall transportation system, some local roadway and land use decisions have regional impacts on economic development and the transportation system.
This program assists counties and communities in the region address transportation needs, problems or issues which are expressed by the region’s citizens and elected representatives and which promote state interests. Planning also enables counties and communities coordinate fully with WisDOT’s planning program.
On an annual basis, ECWRPC sends a letter and application to all participating member counties and municipalities soliciting for regional technical assistance projects. Submitted projects are selected by ECWRPC’s Steering Committee.
Some of the activities covered under this program are: