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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.

MPO News
Posted 1/16/2023
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 16, 2023, 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 17, 2022.
Posted 11/22/2022
The Rapid City Area Metropolitan Planning Organization will be accepting proposals for the LiDAR Data Acquisition and Processing Project until 4:00 p.m. on December 22, 2022. Requests for Proposals may be obtained at the Rapid City Community Planning and Development Services Department, 300 Sixth Street, Rapid City, SD 57701 between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday-Friday starting on November 22, 2022. You may also view the Request for Proposals on line at: Additional information can be obtained by calling Kelly Brennan at (605) 394-4120.
Posted 11/16/2022
Pennington County is soliciting proposals from consulting firms prequalified by the SDDOT for transportation planning to perform a master transportation planning study of Pennington County, South Dakota. A listing of firms prequalified for state transportation planning can be found at Pennington County has recognized a need to reevaluate baseline conditions, to categorize and prioritize roadways, and determine future transportation improvements for the County. The study is expected to fulfill the following objectives: 1. Complete a list of transportation issues and needs facing Pennington County. 2. Develop feasible solutions to address those issues and needs that meet current design standards and/or traffic level of service expectations under both the current and predicted future traffic conditions while promoting a livable community that will enhance the economic and social well-being of Pennington County residents. 3. Create final products for use by Pennington County which will provide guidance to implement recommended improvements and react to future development plans within the area.
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