Bismarck-Mandan Area Metropolitan Transportation Plan

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Bismarck-Mandan Area Metropolitan Transportation Plan

Public Meeting Announcement

Join us in person on April 29 or online at our second public meeting.

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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 2

Monday, April 29, 2024

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  • Missouri Valley Family YMCA
  • 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
  • 1608 N Washington Street
  • Bismarck, ND 58501

The Bismarck-Mandan Area MPO is inviting the public to an open house on April 29, to receive input on the Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP). The MPO will hold the open house to provide an update on Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP) project and gather resident input on the types of projects and strategies to be considered for the plan. An MTP is a long-range outlook and plan for the transportation needs of an area. Public input will aid in defining the direction of the plan. The MTP is analyzing current transportation conditions, forecast future scenarios, and provide recommendations to shape the future of transportation in Bismarck and Mandan.

The online meeting will be available starting April 29, 2024.

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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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