Bismarck-Mandan Area Metropolitan Transportation Plan

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Bismarck-Mandan Area Metropolitan Transportation Plan

Join us at Mandan's Art in the Park Festival!

The MPO will be hosting a booth at Art in the Park on Wednesday, July 3, 2024.

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Project Background

The Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP) guides the development of the Bismarck-Mandan area’s multimodal transportation system over the next 20+ years. The MTP is updated by the Bismarck-Mandan Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) once every five years. Regular updates allow the MPO and its partner jurisdictions to continually reassess regional transportation goals and system needs. The MTP is an opportunity for the area to consider how the multimodal transportation system could look and function in the future.

Bismarck-Mandan Area

Throughout the plan development process, the project team will:

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Compile a list of transportation needs facing the Bismarck-Mandan area.

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Develop feasible multimodal solutions to address these needs.

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Review potential transportation solutions alongside community input.

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Create an implementation plan for the Bismarck-Mandan Area MPO.

MTP Area of Study

Project Schedule

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Project Schedule

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  • Baseline Conditions - July to December 2023
  • Alternatives and Strategies Development - January to April 2024
  • Implementation Plan - April to August 2024
  • Document Development and Approval - June to December 2024
  • Public Meetings - November 2023, April 2024 and August 2024

Upcoming Events

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Event Public Meeting 3

Wednesday, July 3, 2024

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  • Art in the Park at Dykshoorn Park
  • 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • 511 W Main Street
  • Mandan, ND 58554

The Bismarck-Mandan Area MPO will host a booth at Mandan’s annual Art in the Park event on Wednesday, July 3, 2024. At the booth, the MPO will provide an update on Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP) project and gather resident input on preliminary recommendations. Your input will aid in refining recommendations that will be provided in the final report. The MTP will analyze current transportation conditions, forecast future scenarios, and provide recommendations to shape the future of transportation in the Bismarck-Mandan area.

To request accommodations for disabilities and/or language assistance, contact Title VI/ADA Coordinator at 701-355-1332,, or TTY 711 or 1-800-366-6888 at least five (5) days in advance of the meeting.

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