David Kack, M.S.
Interim Director, WTI and Program Manager
David Kack, MBA, is the recently appointed Interim Director of WTI and the Program Manager for Mobility and Public Transportation. He has eighteen years of public / private sector transportation design, research, and operations experience. His specialized expertise includes coordinated transportation systems, planning and evaluation, public transportation/transit design and analysis, data collection, and cost/benefit analysis. In his 15 years at WTI, David has focused on many projects to improve mobility within Montana and increase coordination among various agencies and organizations. David was part of the team that created the Montana Coordinated Transportation Handbook© and then implemented its coordination principles in the Real Choices Systems Change Grant project. He also helped launch two new public transportation systems in Montana, Streamline, in the greater Bozeman area, and Skyline in Big Sky. His current research focus is applying livability principles in small urban and rural areas. He currently Directs a TIER 1 UTC: The Small Urban, Rural and Tribal Center on Mobility (SURTCOM) and previously directed the Small Urban and Rural Livability Center (SURLC), also a Tier 1 UTC.
Research Focus Affiliations
- Mobility and Public Transportation
- Transportation Planning and Economics