Wisconsin Department of Transportation

Planning Now to Move Tomorrow

Plans For The Future

WisDOT undertakes planning efforts that will shape the future of Wisconsin’s multimodal transportation system. The plans work together to ensure development of an integrated multimodal transportation system that maximizes the safe and efficient movement of people and products throughout the state in a way that enhances economic productivity, transportation accessibility, and the quality of Wisconsin's communities while minimizing impacts to the natural environment and socioeconomic, historic, and cultural resources.
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Bicycle Transportation Plan

Intended to help both communities and
individuals in developing bicycle-friendly
facilities throughout Wisconsin.

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Strategic Highway Safety Plan
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State Freight Plan
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State Airport System Plan
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Transportation Asset Management Plan
active transportation plan
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State Rail Plan

Wisconsin's Transportation System

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Ports, Harbors and Ferry

$3.6 Billion
The approximate value of the nearly 27 million tons of cargo Wisconsin’s commercial ports processed in 2019.

Bicycles and Pedestrians

The percentage of total passenger trips in 2017 for which Wisconsinites biked or walked.

Freight Rail

$176 Billion
The approximate value of the 188 million tons of cargo that 11 Wisconsin freight rail companies moved in 2019.
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Technical Reports

If you would like to read more detailed information, technical reports are also available. These documents are advanced, and are not intended for easy reading.