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Welcome to River Cities Public Transit!

A private nonprofit agency dedicated to providing transportation services to individuals with disabilities, the elderly, low income and the general public of Hughes, Stanley, Hand, Hyde, Dewey Ziebach, Haakon, East Pennington, North half of Jackson, Jones, and Lyman counties in central South Dakota. River Cities Public Transit is quality, dependable and efficient transportation for our region. River Cities Public Transit received funds for the operation of the project from Federal, state and local sources. These funds help keep our fares affordable to the riders in this region who have minimal funds available for transportation, but still need to be mobile in our communities.

Vision Statement:

To demonstrate a "Standard of Excellence" unparalleled in the small urban and rural transit industry by richly enhancing mobility options for residents in the communities River Cities Public Transit serves.

Mission Statement:

River Cities Public Transit is committed to providing safe, reliable and courteous public transportation to the members of the communities we serve by promoting quality of life, livability, self-sufficiency and freedom through mobility.

Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Transit Vehicle Initiation for Bid January 2017

Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe (CRST) requests bids for the manufacture and delivery of transit rolling stock in accordance with the terms and conditions set forth in this Invitation for Bids (IFB) for January 2017 Transit Rolling Stock Procurement. The contracts shall be firm fixed price contract.

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Response to Pre-Bid Changes & Exceptions (pdf)

Employment Opportunities


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Automotive & Equipment Mechanic

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Transit Bus Driver / Part Time & Full Time Driver in Sioux Falls Needed

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River Cities Public Transit Coordinated Transportation Plan

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In early 2014, RCPT, in consultation with the KFH Group and GTH Transit Advisory, reached out to local stakeholders as part of a strategic planning process.

Meetings were conducted with representatives of state and local governments, the RCPT Board of Directors, and RCPT’s employees. The strategic transportation plan is now fully developed and written. If your looking for a bird eye view check out the Strategic Transportation Plan at a Glance or you may read an in depth version in the Strategic Transportation Plan.

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