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Wisconsin Traffic Operations and Safety Laboratory

The WisTransPortal System

The WisTransPortal system serves the computing and data management needs of the Wisconsin Traffic Operations and Safety (TOPS) Laboratory. The project scope includes support for ITS data archiving, real-time traffic information services, transportation operations applications, and transportation research. Learn more.

About LINK

The LINK Public Safety Information Services provides real-time WisDOT freeway camera video, incident reports, event information, and freeway travel times to members of the Traffic Incident Management Enhancement (TIME) group and others. The LINK service was originally developed by Jengcheng Wu and Rick Zygowicz (TransCore). It was moved to the WisTransPortal in July 2006.

Request an Account

Access to LINK is available to public safety, transit, media organizations and others involved in traffic management and incident response. An online WisTransPortal User Account Request Form is available from the Account Services page.

Contact Information

The LINK system is jointly operated by the WisDOT Traffic Management Center (TMC) and TOPS Laboratory at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Please report system outages and other issues to:

For immediate assistance, contact the TMC at (414) 227-2142 or see the LINK system Contact Information page.

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