WisDOT grants transportation funds to serve seniors and those with disabilities

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    (WLUK) -- Dozens of agencies across Wisconsin will receive money to improve the transpiration needs of seniors and individuals with disabilities.

    The Wisconsin Department of Transportation says it will give 60 public entities and private non-profit agencies $6,255,353 in state and federal funds.

    The funds will cover 80 percent of the cost for 68 vehicles to either replace aging vehicles or expand services across the state.

    • Click here to see a list of agencies receiving grants

    Since the mid-1970s, the program has helped fund the purchase of 2,216 vehicles in Wisconsin, including the 597 active vehicles currently providing transportation services to seniors and individuals with disabilities.

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