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MATBUS Studies and Plans

Periodically, MATBUS and/or its partners will conduct studies to research options for future investment in the transit system. These are available to the public for viewing, and often involve public comment while in development.

Transportation Improvement Program

The Transportation Improvement Program is a compilation of significant surface transportation improvements scheduled for implementation in the Fargo-Moorhead metro during a four-year period. It is developed with local governments, and the North Dakota and Minnesota Departments of Transportation. The report includes streets, highways, bicycle and pedestrian facilities, and public transit.

Transportation Improvement Program 2024-2027

Capital Improvement Plan

This plan shows projected spending on capital projects like buses, passenger shelters, and facility equipment.

Moorhead MATBUS Capital Improvement Plan 2023-2027

Transit Asset Management Plan

The Transit Asset Management Plan outlines the process for procuring, operating, maintaining, and replacing transit assets.

Fargo Transit Asset Management Plan 2022
Moorhead Transit Asset Management Plan 2022

Public Transportation Agency Safety Plan (PTASP)

The Public Transportation Agency Safety Plan includes the processes and procedures to implement safety management systems, as well as performance targets.

Public Transportation Agency Safety Plan 2022

Transit Facility Study

The MATBUS Transit Facility Study was developed to address several short, medium, and long-range facility-related issues faced by MATBUS. It evaluated four primary points of need - the Metro Transit Garage, West Acres Transit Hub, Ground Transportation Center, and minor hub/bus stop needs.

Transit Facility Study - 2018

Transit Development Plan

The Transit Development Plan creates a five-year plan for the MATBUS system. It includes everything from route planning to staffing to asset management. The plan provides options for system changes based on available funding levels. While not every option may be implemented, it provides background and direction for MATBUS decisions.

2021-2025 Transit Development Plan Files