Grants and Funding
MDT's Aeronautics Division offers eligible communities and airports low interest loans and grants for various airport and aviation-related projects.
Emergency Medical Services
Competitive grants are available to emergency medical service providers for equipment, training, or to provide medical care to a patient.
Highway Traffic Safety
MDT's Highway Traffic Safety Section administers federal grant monies for safety programs aimed at reducing deaths, injuries, and property losses resulting from traffic crashes.
MDT administers the Montana Essential Freight Rail Loan Program to support freight rail improvement projects that enhance service in Montana.
MDT's Research Office issues contracts for various research projects. MDT focuses on applied research to answer questions and solve problems.
ARRA appropriated discretionary grant funds to be awarded by the DOT for capital investments in surface transportation infrastructure. These grants are for Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER).
MDT administered both federal and state grant programs for qualified organizations providing transportation to the rural general public, including the elderly and disabled.
The Transportation Alternative (TA) replaces the funding from pre-MAP-21 programs including Transportation Enhancements, Recreational Trails, Safe Routes to School, and several other discretionary programs, wrapping them into a single funding source.