Montana Department of Transportation

Malcolm “Mack” Long, Director


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Funding for Traffic Safety Projects

The Montana State Highway Traffic Safety Section administers federal grant monies for traffic safety programs aimed at reducing deaths, injuries, and property losses resulting from traffic crashes.

Some of these grants cover administration costs such as increased overtime patrols for law enforcement agencies and the cost to purchase new law enforcement equipment. Others cover the production and delivery of educational programs.

Funding is limited and awarded through a competitive application process.

Additional funding options (below) are provided to assist those seeking funding for a project or program.

Questions? Please contact:

State Highway Traffic Safety Section

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Selective Traffic Enforcement Program

The Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) combines intensive enforcement of specific traffic safety laws with extensive communication, education, and outreach informing the public about the enforcement activity.

Grants for Overtime Shifts
Montana continues to invest in the STEP program by funding overtime shifts. Use the application form at the top of this page.

Emergency Medical Services Grant Program

MDT awards grants to emergency medical service providers for purchasing or leasing of ambulances; emergency response vehicles; or equipment for training, communication or for providing medical care to a patient.

About the program

Additional Funding Options

Funding for safety projects is also available through these entities:

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