Staff prepares a long range Transportation Plan every four years. This document contains the fiscally constrained plan that looks at all federal and state resources expected to be received over the next 30 years and lists projects that could be completed using the anticipated funding. This plan is approved by a diversity of agencies including Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), and Montana Department of Transportation (MDT). Appendices to the LRTP can be found here.
The Community Transportation Safety Plan, adopted in 2013, establishes a strategy for reducing traffic fatalities and crashes throughout the metropolitan planning area. The plan lays out a general methodology that is consistent with the State's Comprehensive Highway Safety Plan, but at the community level. A key component of the CTSP is to establish ongoing goals and objectives to improve the overall safety of our transportation system.
Developed in cooperation with local, state and federal agencies, the Transportation Improvement Program lays out a priority list of projects to be carried over a five-year period. The TIP includes a financial plan that demonstrates how the TIP projects can be implemented, and is required to be updated at least every four years. The TIP is essentially the incremental implementation of the Long Range Transportation Plan, presenting manageable components of funding the long-range plan to partner agencies and to the public. For information on federal funds obligated in the TIP for FFY 2015, click here.