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Types of Montana Public Transit: List and descriptions of the different types of transportation available in Montana.
Montana Public Transportation: Public transportation in Montana is available in the form of passenger trains, planes, bus and vans. These services allow people who don’t have access to private vehicles to shop, visit friends/relatives, get to medical appointments, go to work and even take vacations.
Association of Travel Instruction (ATI) The goal of ATI is to serve the practitioners who teach persons with disabilities and seniors to use public transit safely and independently.
Office of Civil Rights – Federal Transit Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20590
Phone: 888-446-4511 Business Hours: 8:30am-5:00pm ET, M-F
Traveling with a Disability: This page is operated by the U.S. Department of Transportation.
FTA Civil Rights Complaint Form: To file a discrimination complaint against a public transit provider, please compete and sign the FTA complaint form.
Medicaid :Transportation Services: Prior Authorization Criteria for Specific Services
Required information includes: Member’s name; Member’s Medicaid ID number
State and hospital where member is going;Documentation that supports medical necessity.
Local (406) 457-5850 or (800) 292-7114
Montana Statewide Independent Living Council (SILC)
One of the SILC’s main priorities is to improve transportation in Montana. To fulfill this objective, it works with the statewide transportation coordinator on various initiatives. The coordinator works with the IL Transportation Task Force on projects including planning transportation summits, presenting at Independent Living Symposiums and increasing the viability of transportation through the passage of laws such as HB213, which allows the operation of electric vehicles by persons with disabilities.
Traveling with Disabilities and Medical Conditions: To ensure your security, all travelers are required to undergo screening at the checkpoint. You or your traveling companion may consult the TSA officer about the best way to relieve any concerns during the screening process.
Transportation Accessibility for people who are Deaf/Hard-of-Hearing: Deaf and hard of hearing people need access to transportation services, regardless of the mode of travel.
Airline Travel while using a wheelchair: Airline Travel Tips for people using a wheelchair.