Energy powers our lives. Literally. But how we generate that energy matters, and as oil and natural gas development in the Bakken continues to grow, even as coal remains the primary source of energy in North Dakota (we’re talking 75%), now might be a pretty good time...read more
On Wednesday of last week (November 28), the Fort Berthold Plan bridge team held its first technical advisory committee meeting. Ron Hall, the Fort Berthold Comprehensive Regional Transportation Plan project manager (and President of Bubar and Hall Consulting, LLC)...read more
Time to Bridge the Gaps? Meet the FIGG/CH2M Alliance and Learn about the Fort Berthold Bridge Feasibility Study!
Bridges could be a lifeline for reconnecting Fort Berthold communities separated by the Garrison Dam and Lake Sakakawea, providing better access to vital services and economic and non-economic benefits, reducing travel time, and providing safer travel alternatives...read more
At a recent Tribal Transportation Planners Meeting, held alongside the Tribal Leaders Summit, Bubar & Hall Consulting, LLC, gave a presentation on a few innovative tools we are currently utilizing for transportation planning. The tools that were presented were an...read more
Cars are getting smarter and smarter, but don’t expect them to replace human drivers overnight. The technology still has a long way to go to kick us out of the driver seat entirely. For one thing, these new robots might have to learn to be more human. In the...read more
Last month LSC Transportation Consultants and Bubar and Hall Consulting held public meetings at the Nueta, Hidatsa, Sahnish College to discuss the Fort Berthold Transit and Ferry Service Plan. During the meetings, lead LSC consultant A.T. Stoddard presented some of...read more
The National Rural Transit Assistance Program (RTAP) recently held a peer call on the topic of Tribal Transit Manager Overviews, with specific attention to capital management and federal programs. These calls, held bi-monthly on a variety of topics, provide an...read more
Last week we discussed some components to consider in implementing a public transit plan. No matter what stage you’re at, it all boils down to planning. But what are some of the considerations that drive the decisions that shape those plans? What do we mean when we...read more
Some of our readers in the Fort Berthold Community may have taken our previous surveys, used to determine the level of interest in public transit on Fort Berthold, and where public transit was needed to connect communities through safe, affordable, and reliable...read more
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