Meeting Cancellation Notice

 The Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) meetings for Thursday April 11, 2019, has been cancelled

The MPO meetings will be rescheduled to Thursday, May 16, 2019.

Stay tuned to either the MPO website at or the Rapid City Area MPO Facebook for meeting updates.


Posted 12/5/2018
Posted 9/11/2018
The Rapid City Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) in cooperation with the City of Rapid City, the South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), is conducting the East Rapid City Corridor Analysis Study. The study will complete analysis, alternatives development, and recommendations for potential infrastructure improvements along portions of East North Street, Omaha Street/Highway 44 and Cambell Street. As part of the information gathering stage of this study, we are seeking your help to identify study area issues and needs. Your input will help guide the development and analysis of potential corridor concepts. Please join us for either the stakeholder meeting from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., or the public open house meeting from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 13. These meetings will be informal, with one-on-one discussion available with Rapid City Area MPO, City of Rapid City, SDDOT and consultant staff. During this time, attendees may also provide written comments. Short presentations will be given approximately 15 minutes after the start of each meeting. All persons interested in the study are invited to attend either of these meetings to share their views and concerns. Those who cannot make either meeting are invited to visit the webpage: For further information regarding the study, please contact Kip Harrington at 605-394-4120 or by email at
Posted 9/10/2018
Join the Rapid City Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) as we develop our regional Coordinated Public Transit - Human Services Transportation Plan. We want to hear your comments, feedback, and suggestions to improve public transportation in the region. Monday, September 10th, 5-7 p.m. and Tuesday, September 11th, 11-1 p.m. at the Rapid City Public Library.
Posted 7/25/2018
The Pennington County Highway Department will be holding a public information meeting to discuss and receive public input on the reconstruction of Sheridan Lake Road from Albertta Drive to State Highway 385 and the acquisition of right-of-way necessary to complete it.
Posted 4/12/2018
The new report examines data from 2015 to 2017 and shows that growth in retail, residential and commercial sectors.
Posted 1/29/2018
Complete reconstruction of West Chicago Street, from west of the Sturgis Road intersection to Sheffer Street, will begin in March, according to the South Dakota Department of Transportation.
Posted 7/28/2017
A faulty bridge over Rapid Creek that left some eastern Pennington County residents without safe passage to their homes was one of several state highway projects approved for funding by the state on Thursday.
Posted 6/30/2017
The low bid came in very low Thursday for the proposed slide-repair project on Radar Hill Road east of Rapid City.
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