Diverse & Accessible Transportation Options
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Prioritize Regional Multi-Modal Planning and Connectivity (4.J.1.)

Status Indicators: Complete | In Progress| Not Yet Started

A foundational step to reducing traffic congestion and vehicle emissions is to provide high-quality, safe, and accessible infrastructure to support a variety of transportation options. This action calls for a coordinated effort among existing and future agencies to include diverse voices in the regional transportation planning process and develop policy that outlines a hierarchy of travel that elevates active transportation and mobility for Bozeman's most vulnerable community members.

About the Data

The Montana Department of Transportation completes vehicle traffic counts on road sections within Bozeman and uses these data to estimate the total annual miles traveled within the City of Bozeman boundary.

  • The Transportation Division enacted an internal policy to review all pavement maintenance (chip seal and mill and overlay project) for compliance with City Complete Streets resolution. As a result, the first buffered bike lanes in the city were built on Ferguson. 
  • The Transportation Division developed a website with information on transportation and commuter programs.
  • Parks and Recreation will complete, with consultants, an Anchor Route and Park Master Plan for the 3.5 mile park system adjacent to Cattail Creek from E. Valley Center Road to Gallatin Valley Mall.  
    • The Transportation Division will support MPO staff and the Director of Transportation will act as a voting member of the MPO Technical Advisory Committee.  
    • The City Commission will contribute two voting members to the MPO Policy Committee overseeing the functions of the MPO.  
    • The Department of Transportation and Engineering will develop a bike/ped connectivity plan focused on filling gaps in walking and bicycling infrastructure.