‘South Dakota Walkable Communities’ 2024 Active Transportation Assessment Collaboration
The South Dakota Department of Health will provide one South Dakota community (or two communities as an inter-community project) with technical assistance (provided by South Dakota State University Landscape Architect Students) in conducting active transportation assessments and providing recommendations for improving the built environment to increase walkability and bike-ability within that community or joint communities.
Technical assistance in conducting active transportation assessments and recommendations for improving the built environment for one (1) South Dakota community (or two communities as an inter-community project).
Release Date: December, 2023
Application Deadline: January 26, 2024 at 5:00pm CST
Tentative Notice of Selection: by week of February 26, 2024
Project Period: March–May 2024
Grant Application Information
Eligibility Criteria: Communities, led by elected officials and city/tribal leaders, interested in the implementation of healthy community design strategies and integrating physical activity into daily routines through active transportation principles. Applicants are highly encouraged to consider the specific walkability needs and challenges of priority populations when completing the applications.
Application Procedure: Applications are due via electronic submission to Beth Davis at email@example.com
Extra Guidance: View the article How to Build a Walkable Community to see what other cities in South Dakota have done to create activity-friendly routes.