transportation

MATBUS Donates Youth Programming and Outreach Transport Van to Fargo PD

"We are working with families and kids that don't have transportation readily available to them"

FARGO, N.D. — Over the last few months the Fargo Police Department has been trying to find a method of transportation for their community engagement group. MATBUS has donated a vehicle that is going to change the future for these programs. The Fargo Police Department doesn’t just serve to protect, they serve to help children in the community. “So we’re…

Fargo City Commission Candidates Gather for Q & A

Some of the biggest concerns from citizens are housing, infrastructure, and transportation

FARGO, N.D. —┬áThe Hawthorne Neighborhood Association hosted a forum for Fargo city commission candidates. Organizers say the questions citizens submitted were wide-ranging, but some of the biggest topics were aging infrastructure, housing, election reform, and affordability of living in the city. The candidates say improving core neighborhoods is key, as is balancing the needs of renters and landlords to create…

Fargo Community Gathers to Improve Traffic and Safety on 17th Avenue

Fargo Streets hosted a public meeting to better transportation for bicyclists, pedestrians, transit and vehicles

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo Streets hosted a public meeting on Tuesday night at Fargo South High School. The city is looking for the community’s input on improving the traffic and safety issues on the 17th Avenue corridor. The meeting discussed ways of refining transportation for bicyclists, pedestrians, transit and vehicles traveling both east and west on 17th Avenue. People in…

Governor Burgum Unveils “Vision Zero” Traffic Safety Intiative

The campaign's slogan is "Zero Fatalities. Zero Excuses.''

  NORTH DAKOTA — Gov. Doug Burgum has unveiled the “Vision Zero” traffic safety initiative aimed at preventing deaths on North Dakota roads. The campaign’s slogan is “Zero Fatalities. Zero Excuses.” Burgum says the state Highway Patrol and health and transportation agencies will help educate the public and look at new laws to improve traffic safety. Officials say more than…

Fargo City Commission Approves Downtown Master Plan

Fargo's Downtown Infocus blueprint has been designed to provide recommendations for the next 100 years

FARGO, ND — The Fargo City Commission has approved the downtown master plan, which means change is in store. “Downtown is great already and so this is really just about taking it to that next level,” said Nicole Crutchfield, a planning administrator with the City of Fargo. Fargo’s Downtown Infocus blueprint has been designed to provide recommendations for the next…

MATBUS Offering Low-Cost Transportation for the Holidays

Riders can board any MATBUS for only a quarter each trip

  FARGO, ND — MATBUS is offering a low-cost transportation offer this holiday season. MATBUS Quarter Days will be taking place the Friday and Saturday after Thanksgiving, as well as every Saturday in December. Riders can board any MATBUS for only a quarter each trip. They operate 25 fixed routes in the Fargo-Moorhead metro with direct access to West Acres…

NDDOT Looking into the Future with “ND Moves”

What does North Dakota need for the future of biking, walking, rolling and public transportation?

FARGO, ND — The North Dakota Department of Transportation is changing the future of transportation. A new project is getting started and targeting the needs of North Dakotans. What does North Dakota need for the future of biking, walking, rolling and public transportation? The North Dakota Department of Transportation is bringing communities together to answer that question for their new…

Cone Zone: Traffic Headaches on the Rise with Added Construction

More projects throughout the Valley are stopping and slowing down many drivers

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Traffic in the Valley is getting dense as more construction projects are being added to Moorhead. State officials said one of those projects may wrap up soon. Rush hour traffic is getting bumper to bumper by I-29 and 32nd Avenue South in Fargo. More stretches of the road are getting reduced to one lane. ND DOT officials…

Local Organization Helps Area New Americans Gain Transportation

Organizers say it's all about helping refugee families get started in a new community

WEST FARGO, ND — A local organization is helping New Americans in the area become more independent. Team Boaz for New Americans is a community partnership that gives used bikes in good condition to refugee families. The group takes in donations of used and abandoned bikes from the community, buys spare parts if needed and volunteers donate their time to…

Secretary of Transportation to Visit for Drone Conference, Doosan Bobcat

Also on tap to speak at the private event are Gov. Burgum and Senator Hoeven

  FARGO, ND — President Trump’s secretary of transportation is coming to the metro tomorrow. Elaine Chao will attend the Drone Focus Conference and attend a grand opening event to celebrate the completion of the expansion of the headquarters of Doosan Bobcat North America. Also on tap to speak at the private event are Gov. Burgum and Senator Hoeven. The…