Montana Department of Transportation

Malcolm “Mack” Long, Director


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Traveler Information

Bicycles & Pedestrians in Montana



Bicycling plays a big role in Montana's transportation system. In fact, Montana was named the safest state to commute by bicycle in the United States. Whether you are a casual or advanced rider, a bike commuter, a bicycle tourist, or a bicycle transportation professional, we have valuable information on bicycling in Montana.

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Plan a Bicycle or Pedestrian Event

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If you are planning a pedestrian or bicycle event MDT has safety signs that can be lent out for approved events.

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Get Involved!

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MDT's Mission is to serve the public by providing a transportation system and services that emphasizes quality, safety, cost effectiveness, economic vitality, and sensitivity to the environment.

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Most Montanans are pedestrians at one time or another every day - the moment you leave your home, office, or vehicle, you become a pedestrian. Whether you are walking to increase physical activity, for transportation, recreation, or are a pedestrian transportation professional, we have useful information for walking in Montana.

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Share the Road!

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Share the Road is an integral part of MDT’s Vision Zero, moving toward zero deaths and zero injuries on Montana’s roads. MDT’s Share the Road Program provides information and resources to improve bicycle and pedestrian safety, with the end goal of eliminating bicycle and pedestrian fatalities.

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Walking and Bicycling for Kids

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These resources are targeted at educators, parents and others who care about bicycle and pedestrian safety for children and youth.

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