Waupaca County

Catch-a-Ride

Need a Ride? Let WCCAR help!

See all your Waupaca County transportation

options on the Catch-a-Ride app!

Google Play Store - Android 

Call

920.214.8214

to book a ride!

Call center operations are available from

5:00am-10:00pm

Monday-Friday

&

7:00am-5:00pm

Saturday

Please kindly give

24-hour advance

notice of ride accommodations

Or email support@feonixmobilityrising.org

As we continue our work supporting Wisconsin businesses, families, and communities, we recognize how critically important it is to invest in connecting the dots for folks either in or looking to join the workforce—whether that’s access to reliable transportation, affordable childcare, skills training, or any other number of unique needs.

— Wisconsin Governor, Tony Evers

Meet WCCAR

WCCAR, in collaboration with Feonix - Mobility Rising, Waupaca County Economic Development Corporation (WCEDC) and Make the Ride Happen is funded by the Wisconsin Workforce Innovation Grant. The goal is to provide employment rides as a top priority for any resident of Waupaca County, Wisconsin who is in need of transportation. Finding affordable and reliable transportation options in rural Waupaca County, Wisconsin can be a challenge.

Whether your vehicle is in the shop, your battery is dead, it's too cold to walk, or you don't have access to a vehicle; WCCAR is available for your transportation needs.

Waupaca Drivers

L to R: MaryKay, Frannie, Heather, Rhonda, Reyna, Melissa, Connie & Jacque

Each driver for WCCAR undergoes vigorous training, ranging from Disability Awareness, Non-Emergency Medical Transport Certification, HIPAA training, CPR certification, Defensive Driving Certification, CDC Safety Training, and Mental Health First Aid.

Our drivers come to us from a variety of backgrounds: former school bus drivers, former social worker, former city cab drivers and postal employees.

Community Development Manager

Jess Betts-Nelson,

Waupaca County Catch-a-Ride

Jess joined the team in October of 2022 as our locally-based Community Development Manager for the Waupaca County Catch-a-Ride program. Jess comes to us with close to 25 years of healthcare experience, with 20 of those years in Executive Director positions.

Giving Back

to the Community

Community Outreach

Each WCCAR driver is encouraged to provide not only individual community outreach (volunteer) hours, but they provide group volunteerism for a variety of programs throughout Waupaca County. As of February 2024, the WCCAR drivers have volunteered with Project Backpack, Winter Rec Fest, Greentree, Bethany Home, Waupaca Rec Center, and a variety of other community organizations.

Join Feonix's Volunteer Driver Program and Change a Life in Your Spare Time

We are currently recruiting volunteers in Waupaca County for the program. Volunteers receive mileage reimbursement (IRS rate of $0.65/mile) and select the rides that work in their schedules.

Your solution to transportation is

Waupaca County Catch-a-Ride!

WCCAR Vehicle Fleet

2024 Chevrolet Equinox

2022 Chevrolet Bolt

(all electric)

2023 Chevrolet Traverse Premier

2024 GMC Terrain

2022 Chrysler Voyager (Wheelchair Accessible)

Low Cost Transportation

Public transportation and low cost transportation options are available across

Waupaca County.

See ride options for $3 or even free*!

*To qualify for the reduced rate rides,

ride must be within Waupaca County.

Waupaca County Transportation

We provide rides for anyone within Waupaca County.

High Security

We use 256-bit encryption to protect and secure your personal data and transaction history.

Need more info? No problem.

As of January 18, 2023, WCCAR is available to all employers and employees within Waupaca County. This beta phase will continue through March 2023, then the program will make some minor changes to allow individuals with lesser incomes to receive a discounted rate.

As of March 21, 2023, WCCAR is available to all employees, employers and residents of Waupaca County. WCCAR is also available for medical appointments, social supportive services, grocery shopping, or any other transportation request. Additionally, WCCAR has launched a program in cooperation with Make the Ride Happen to provide subsidized rates for those who qualify based on household income.

On May 17, 2023, WCCAR celebrated their 1,000th completed ride with Wisconsin Economic Development CEO Missy Hughes and DWD Assistant Deputy Secretary Jennifer Sereno as well as numerous city and county officials in addition to community members from across Waupaca County.

As of June 16, 2023, WCCAR began providing wheelchair accessible rides for individuals within Waupaca County at the same low rate of $3.00 per leg of the trip.

In November 2023, WCCAR celebrated their 5,000th completed ride! This is an astonishing amount of rides completed within less than a year, providing assistance to well over 250 individuals in the Waupaca County area.

With 2024 well under way, WCCAR has accomplished well over 7,500 rides with 10,000 rides well within reach during the first half of the year. WCCAR will be celebrating this momentous occasion sometime in June 2024 with State officials during a press conference.

CONTACT US

You have questions.
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Get in touch with us today.

Disclaimer

This project is being supported, in whole or in part, by federal award number SLFRP0135 awarded to Waupaca County Economic Development Corporation via the Wisconsin Workforce Innovation Grant Program by the U.S. Department of the Treasury.