The Planning and Programming Division is a part of the North Dakota Department of Transportation. The division plans, develops and schedules highway programs and projects. It also oversees the condition of state highways and roadways, as well as coordinates rail programs. The North Dakota Department of Transportation operates through various divisions and districts. Its communications division is responsible for disseminating information to the public, local governments, civic groups and legislative bodies. The department s state fleet services division manages government vehicles and handles matters related to liability and property damage insurance.