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Notice of Public Hearing Specialized Transportation Grant (85.21)

                The Specialized Transportation Assistance Grant application for 2023 is scheduled for a public hearing by the Washington County Public Works Committee on Thursday, November 17th at 4:00 PM at the Washington County Herbert J. Tennies Government Center, West Bend, Wisconsin 53095 for the purpose of receiving comment for Washington County’s proposed application for approximately $475,656 of funding authorized under Section 85.21 of the Wisconsin Statutes to implement its elderly and disabled transportation program:

  • Shared-Ride Taxi Service
  • Non-Urgent Medical Rides Out-of-County Service
  • One (1) ADA-Van or Minibus with Lift

At the hearing Washington County Public Works Committee will afford an opportunity for interested persons or agencies to be heard with respect to the social, economic, and environmental aspects of the project. Interested persons may submit orally or in writing evidence and recommendations with respect to said project. Transportation may be provided to the meeting for elderly and disabled persons by calling (262)-338-2908. Additionally, written comments will be considered if sent to Washington County Transit Services, 900 Lang Street, West Bend, Wisconsin. Written comments must be received by 3:00 pm on November 17, 2022.

A copy of the application for a State grant for the proposed project is currently available for public inspection at Washington County Transit Services, 900 Lang Street, West Bend, Wisconsin 53095.

Posted by Joy Neilson  On Nov 03, 2022 at 10:33 AM

Washington County Shared Ride Taxi will have extended hours during the Washington County Fair!

Shared Ride Taxi can pick up and drop off anyone going to the fair. Call for reservations for service prior to 8:00 pm. Taxis will be waiting at the Fair to take you home when you are ready. 

Washington County Fair Special Hours - July 28-30 

Thursday 7/28 until 1:00 am

Friday 7/29 until 2:00 am

Saturday 7/30 until 2:00 am

Call for questions or reservations: 262-338-2908 or 888-285-8294 (TAXI)

Posted by Joy Neilson  On Jul 25, 2022 at 8:33 AM

Facemasks will no longer be required on Washington County Shared Ride Taxi or Washington County Commuter Express, effective April 19, 2022.

Thank you for all riders and drivers for your cooperation over the past two years. Please continue to be respectful of individuals who decide to wear a mask as a personal health choice. 

Posted by Joy Neilson  On Apr 20, 2022 at 8:20 AM

February 22, 2022

Washington County Shared Ride Taxi will be closing at 9:00 am due to the unsafe road conditions. Service will resume Wednesday, February 23rd at 5:00 am. 

Posted by Joy Neilson  On Feb 22, 2022 at 8:24 AM

The Washington County Shared Ride Taxi has outgrown the space on Schoenhaar Drive, and will be moving into the Johnson School Bus facility on Washington Street September 1, 2021. 

The new address will be:

2151 W Washington Street

PO Box 285

West Bend, WI 53095

Shared Ride Taxi customers will be able to access the dispatch center and purchase taxi tickets at this new location after Sept. 1st.  The phone and email contacts will remain the same. 

For questions or concerns, please call Shared Ride Taxi at 262-338-2908 or 888-285-8294 or email  Washington County Transit at [email protected]

Posted by Joy Neilson  On Aug 17, 2021 at 9:18 AM

Washington County Transit and Ozaukee County Transit held a vendor conference for the joint RFP #TRAN21-35 Routing and Dispatch Software on July 15, 2021. 

A copy of the presentation slides are available here: TRAN21-35 Routing & Dispatch Software.pdf

The full audio for the vendor conference is available here: Vendor Conference Audio

Please reference the full RFP and published Addendums for more information. 

Proposals are due August 12, 2021 as per the RFP.

Posted by Joy Neilson  On Jul 28, 2021 at 11:24 AM