Governor Walker announces $5.1 million in Commute to Careers grants

Governor Scott Walker announced that 29 grants, totaling more than $5.1 million, have been awarded under the Commute to Careers program, a multi-agency initiative to eliminate transportation barriers for workers seeking to advance their careers or enter the workforce. The program is funded by the Wisconsin Departments of Workforce Development (DWD) and Transportation (WisDOT).

The Alliance supported Greater Praise Community Development Corporation and the Joseph Project in their request for funds. $66,000 was awarded to purchase two vans and $267,113 was awarded to run routes for those vans to connect workers from the north side of Milwaukee to jobs in Waukesha County.

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