Dodge County to Benefit from Transportation Grant

(Dodge County) Recently the Wisconsin Employment and Transportation Assistance Program awarded grants totaling $1,748,581 to 11 non-profit organizations that provide employment transportation services to low income workers.  Locally, Forward Service Corporation, received $256,073 to utilize for vehicle loans and mobility management, and $20,018 for operating expenses.  Forward Service Corporation operates out of several Wisconsin counties including Dodge, Columbia, Fond du Lac and Green Lake County.  Wisconsin Employment and Transportation Assistance Program Secretary-Designee Craig Thompson says “Lack of transportation can be an enormous barrier to people looking for work.  This program helps to connect people to jobs, especially in counties without public transportation.”  To see a list of all grant recipients and amounts awarded visit https://wisconsindot.gov/Pages/doing-bus/local-gov/astnce-pgms/transit/wetap.aspx