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Tribal Transportation Outreach
About Us

The Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute (UGPTI) provides assistance to Native Nations by providing outreach to facilitate increased accessibility to transportation and advancements in infrastructure and technology and to ultimately enhance tribal livability.

"Collaboration with tribes is an important part of our outreach mission, so we will continue to work in this area and pursue opportunities to expand our work together." – UGPTI Director Denver Tolliver


To improve safe transportation of people and goods on tribal reservations to enhance livability, community and cultural values through increased accessibility to employment, workforce development opportunities, education, healthcare and housing.


To be a leader in facilitating improvements in tribal transportation to enhance livability, community and cultural values for reservation residents.


  • Training (workforce development, youth, education, technology)
  • Program/resource assistance
  • Partnership/collaborative opportunities
  • Funding opportunities
  • Grant writing assistance
  • Other resources and services as they become available

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NDSU Dept 2880P.O. Box 6050Fargo, ND 58108-6050