Montana Department of Transportation

Malcolm “Mack” Long, Director


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Research Toolkit

Montana Transportation and Land Use

Resources for Growing Communities


Click on any of the four major tool categories to find relevant tools and information about ways they can be applied in Montana:

  • Communication and Consensus Building;
  • Planning & Policy Development;
  • Financing; and
  • Technical Analysis


From here you can quickly pull up the case studies developed for this project, which are also referenced on relevant toolkit pages. You can also peruse a general overview of information about Montana Transportation Planning "101" as well as a broader list of transportation planning resources from around the nation.

"How do I?"

Here we've compiled a few of the typical questions and situations often faced by Montana planners as they seek to coordinate land use and transportation plans. Click on any of the topics to see a list of relevant tools, strategies, and case studies.

Search the Toolkit

Type in a word or phrase in the "Search" box in the upper left corner in order to generate a list of relevant materials and pages within the Toolkit.

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To find other MDT departments and materials, or to search the entire MDT website, click on the green menu bar at the top of the Toolkit.

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