This will provide information for applying for the North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Program.
Please contact Local Government Division by one of the methods listed below.
Local Government Division
North Dakota Department of Transportation
608 East Boulevard Avenue
Bismarck, North Dakota 58505-0700
Phone: (701) 328-4787
FAX: (701) 328-0310
Email: Local Government Division
The information requested on the application will be used for two purposes. Initially the application will be used to determine eligibility. If the project is eligible, the application will then be used in the project selection process and awarding of funds.
Project applications must be submitted to NDDOT through a Board of County Commissioners, Cities over 5000 population, and Bureau of Indian Affairs. Projects by Cities under 5000, School Districts, and nonprofit organizations need to partner with the Board of County Commissioners in their respective county.
Projects in or near Grand Forks, Fargo/West Fargo, and Bismarck/Mandan/Lincoln metro areas must be submitted to the local MPO, with the MPO making submittal to NDDOT. If you are unsure if your project is within the MPO jurisdiction, contact the MPO office in your area. MPO contact information is as follows:
Grand Forks-East Grand Forks MPO
P.O. Box 5200 Grand Forks, ND 58206-5200
Fargo-Moorhead Council of Governments
Case Plaza Center Suite 232 1 2nd Street North Fargo, ND 58102
221 North 5th Street Bismarck, ND 58506
Projects in MPO jurisdictions must be submitted to the MPO’s and their submittal dates are as follows:
- Fargo-Moorhead Council of Governments 4:00 p.m. January 21, 2013
- Grand Forks/East Grand Forks 12:00 p.m. February 3, 2013
- Bismarck Mandan MPO 12:00 p.m. February 6, 2013
Submission and Selection Dates
Normally, Safe Routes to School project selections will be made annually in March or April. The application submittal period begins about Labor Day and ends prior to Christmas. The deadline for the next round of applications will be posted on this web site by Labor Day.