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The Rapid City Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) helps keep Rapid City moving for the future. The MPO’s regional transportation planning process ensures that existing and future expenditures for transportation projects and programs are based on a comprehensive, cooperative, and continuing planning process.

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Posted 3/26/2024
The South Dakota Department of Transportation’s Air, Rail and Transit Program invites you to participate in the development of a Statewide Coordinated Public Transit-Human Services Transportation Plan. More information on this statewide planning effort can be found at Input from a wide range of stakeholders like yourself is a key component in this effort, so please plan to join us at one of our upcoming regional public workshops. You’ll have the opportunity to provide your thoughts on transportation needs and potential improvements – particularly for older adults and people with disabilities. We also encourage you to forward this invite to others that may have interest in attending the workshop. Your assistance in this effort is critical, and we thank you in advance for your participation! While we hope that you can join us in-person for the workshop, you may also participate online.
Posted 1/8/2024
The Rapid City Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), is accepting applications for the urban capital assistance program provided through Section 5310 funds from the Federal Transit Administration. Entities interested in seeking capital assistance through this program must submit the application to the MPO. The MPO will rank the applications prior to forwarding a 5310 funding recommendation to the SDDOT for consideration. Applications can be found at beginning January 8, 2024, or emailed upon request. For questions on the application, call the Rapid City Area MPO office at 605-394-4120 or email Applications are due to the Rapid City Area Metropolitan Planning Organization Office, 300 Sixth Street, Rapid City, SD 57701, by 4 p.m. MST February 9, 2024.
Posted 1/8/2024
SUMMERSET, SD -The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) in conjunction with the Rapid City Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), City of Summerset, and Meade County will hold a public meeting open house on Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2024, from 5:30 – 7 p.m. MT to inform area residents and business owners of the proposed interchange modification study at Interstate 90, exit 48 (Stagestop Road). The public meeting open house will be held at Stagebarn Middle School located at 12500 Sturgis Rd. in Summerset. The public meeting will be informal allowing for one-on-one discussion with design staff. Representatives from SDDOT will be available to answer questions, discuss the project, and receive community input. A short presentation will be shared at 5:30 p.m. The purpose of the public meeting is to provide information and gather public input. Area residents, business owners, and daily commuters are encouraged to attend and participate in the public meeting. This project is being developed in compliance with state and federal environmental regulations. For those who cannot attend the public meeting, or desire additional information on the overall study, information is available online Written comments on the public meeting will be accepted until Friday, Feb. 9, 2024. Notice is further given to individuals with disabilities that this public meeting is being held in a physically accessible place. Any individuals with disabilities who will require a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the public meeting should submit a request to the department’s ADA Coordinator at 605-773-3540 or 1-800-877-1113 (Telecommunication Relay Services for the Deaf). Please request the accommodations no later than two business days prior to the meeting in order to ensure accommodations are available.
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