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Build a Better Burb

Build a Better Burb (BBB) is an online publication dedicated to improving suburban design and planning. The articles on the site highlight bold ideas for improving housing, promoting regional planning, addressing parking and creating transit-oriented development.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:resource guide, information source
Subtopic:planning, housing & real estate, transportation, Land Use Planning & Housing, Issues & Opportunities,
Tags:suburban communities, planning, housing, transit
Telephone:312-551-7300
Link:webpage

U.S. Department of Transportation: Formula Grants for Rural Areas

The Formula Grants for Rural Areas program provides capital, planning, and operating assistance to states to support public transportation in rural areas with populations of less than 50,000, where many residents often rely on public transit to reach their destinations. The program also provides funding for state and national training and technical assistance through the Rural Transportation Assistance Program. Eligible activities include planning, capital, operating, job access and reverse commute projects, and the acquisition of public transportation services.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:funding resource, information source, resource guide, planning guide
Subtopic:transportation, rural community issues & solutions, Issues & Opportunities, Community Building,
Tags:funding, transportation, transportation planning
Telephone:202-366-2053
Link:webpage

U.S. Department of Transportation: Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP)

The Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) provides funding for programs and projects defined as transportation alternatives, including on- and off-road pedestrian and bicycle facilities, infrastructure projects for improving non-driver access to public transportation and enhanced mobility, community improvement activities, and environmental mitigation; recreational trail projects; safe routes to school projects; and projects for planning, designing, or constructing boulevards and other roadways largely in the right-of-way of former divided highways


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:information source, funding resource
Subtopic:rural community issues & solutions, infrastructure & communications, planning, active transportation & recreation, trails, transportation, Community Building, Land Use Planning & Housing, Recreation & Health, Issues & Opportunities,
Tags:transportation, rural tourism, funding, bicycle infrastructure, bicycle master plan, bicycle transportation, walking, walkable community, transportation plan, transit, pedestrian, trail, planning, transportation planning, infrastructure
Telephone:202-366-4000
Link:webpage

Liberty County Transit

Liberty County Transit provides transportation in the Town of Chester every week day (except holidays) from 9:00am to 5:00pm. It also operates on Sundays from 8:30am to 12:30pm. Transportation is also available every week day to and from the Town of Joplin. Transportation is available to Great Falls every Wednesday for medical, shopping and connections with other modes of transportation. The bus will also make transportation available on the other days of the week as necessary to Shelby, Havre, Fort Benton and Big Sandy.


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Geography:Montana
Resource Type:information source
Subtopic:transportation, social services & programs, rural community issues & solutions, access & mobility, Issues & Opportunities, Local Government & Services, Community Building, Special Populations,
Tags:transportation, rural community, transportation planning, transit, local government
Telephone:406-759-5244
Link:webpage

Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) Rural Transit Assistance Program

The MDT Rural Transit Assistance Program utilizes funds are used to support non-urbanized transit activities in four categories: training, technical assistance, research and related support services. Eligible recipients of these funds include all Montana rural transit providers receiving federal transit grants. Funds are also available to Montana's public transit operators in small urbanized areas such as Billings, Missoula and Great Falls, as long as the activities are primarily designed and delivered to benefit non-urbanized transit providers. This program is 100 percent federally funded.


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Geography:Montana
Resource Type:funding resource, information source, training, technical assistance
Subtopic:access & mobility, rural community issues & solutions, infrastructure & communications, transportation, funding & financing, Issues & Opportunities, Land Use Planning & Housing, Community Building, Special Populations,
Tags:transit, rural community, training opportunities, funding, grants, transportation, technical assistance
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Link:webpage

Montana Department of Transportation: Community Transportation EnhancementProgram (CTEP)

The Community Transportation Enhancement Program (CTEP) is a Montana program that funds transportation related projects designed to strengthen the cultural, aesthetic, and environmental aspects of Montana's intermodal transportation system. Assistance and financial support is availabe for projects concerning pedestrian and bike trails, scenic easements, historic and archaeological sites, historic highway programs, and landscaping and community beautification projects.


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Geography:Montana
Resource Type:funding resource, technical assistance
Subtopic:access & mobility, transportation, local government, infrastructure & communications, active transportation & recreation, funding & financing, transportation, planning, Land Use Planning & Housing, Issues & Opportunities, Recreation & Health, Local Government & Services, Special Populations,
Tags:transportation, funding, bicycle infrastructure, bicycle transportation, trail, transit, walking, transportation master plan, transportation planning, community design, historic preservation
Telephone:
Link:webpage

National Rural Transit Assistance Program (RTAP)

The National Rural Transit Assistance Program (RTAP) hosts a website that provides training materials, technical assistance, web-based applications, reports, best practices, research, peer-assistance for rural and tribal transit providers and state RTAP programs, all regarding rural and tribal transit needs.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:information source, technical assistance, app or online tool
Subtopic:transportation, rural community issues & solutions, Issues & Opportunities, Community Building,
Tags:rural community, transit, transportation, tribal community
Telephone:888-589-6821
Link:webpage

New Mobility West (NMW)

New Mobility West (NMW) provides training, tools and resources to help improve transportation systems. NMW peovides links to various recources including: funding sources for bike and pedestrian related projects, main street help, and guidence concerning how to engage local, state, and national transportation agencies.


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Geography:Idaho, Montana, Wyoming
Resource Type:information source, funding resource, organization
Subtopic:active transportation & recreation, access & mobility, transportation, planning, funding & financing, infrastructure & communications, Recreation & Health, Special Populations, Issues & Opportunities, Land Use Planning & Housing,
Tags:transportation, funding, bicycle infrastructure, bicycle transportation, trail, transit, walking, transportation master plan, transportation planning, community design, training, information
Telephone:406-225-0065
Link:webpage

North Central Montana Transit

NCM Transit is operated by Opportunity Link, Inc. and was established in partnership with North Central Montana area organizations including local and tribal government agencies, social service organizations and educational institutions. North Central Montana Transit provides a reliable public transportation system serving the communities of Hill and Blaine counties.


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Geography:Montana
Resource Type:information source, organization
Subtopic:transportation, access & mobility, Special Populations, Issues & Opportunities,
Tags:transit, rural community, transportation
Telephone:406-265-3699
Link:webpage

Texas A&M Rural Transportation Planning Guidebook

This guidebook created by Texas A&M University presents strategies and resources for the successful development and implementation of rural transportation projects. This reference will assist metropolitan planning organization (MPO) planning practitioners, engineers, administrators, city officials and transportation planning partners to address specific rural transportation needs.


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Geography:United States
Resource Type:information source, planning guide
Subtopic:urban issues & solutions, rural community issues & solutions, infrastructure & communications, development & smart growth, transportation, local government, Local Government & Services, Issues & Opportunities, Land Use Planning & Housing, Community Building,
Tags:transportation, rural community, transportation planning, transit, local government
Telephone:
Link:webpage